Topic: cncf

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: werf

Werf is a CNCF Sandbox cross-platform CLI tool that makes it easy to apply best-practice full-cycle CI/CD to Kubernetes. This tool integrates into your CI system, utilizing popular and dependable technologies like Git, Dockerfile, Helm, and Buildah. It was initially created in Kubernetes Certified Service Provider Flant to serve as a tool to automate the … continue reading

CNCF Annual Survey reveals containers have become standard practice

44% of organizations stated that they are already using containers for almost all of their applications and business segments while another 35% reported that containers are used for at least a few production applications. This is according to the CNCF Annual Survey 2022, conducted by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) and Linux Research Foundation. … continue reading

ITOps Times Open Source Project of the Week: CubeFS

CubeFS is a cloud native distributed storage platform hosted by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation as an Incubating project. According to the company, this open source offering allows users to converge posix filesystem interfaces, S3 compatible interfaces, and hdfs interfaces. It also provides highly scalable metadata along with elasticity and consistency.  CubeFS also offers specific … continue reading

Argo graduates from CNCF Incubator following massive community growth

Just a week after it announced the graduation of the Flux project, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) revealed that another of its incubating projects is graduating: Argo.  Argo is a set of Kubernetes-native tools for deploying and running applications using GitOps. It was first created at Applatix, which was later acquired by Intuit. The … continue reading

Flux graduates from the CNCF Incubator

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) announced that the Flux project, which is a set of continuous and progressive delivery solutions for Kubernetes, graduated from the CNCF Incubator.  Graduating from the Incubator is an important milestone for any project, as it signifies that the project is now part of the CNCF-hosted projects and is officially … continue reading

CNCF brings Istio in as Incubating project

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has announced that its Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) has voted to accept the service mesh Istio into the foundation as an Incubating project. Istio provides a way to secure, connect and monitor services in cloud-native applications. It offers features like zero-trust networking, policy enforcement, traffic management, load balancing, and … continue reading

SPIFFE and SPIRE projects graduate from CNCF Incubator

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) announced that SPIFFE and SPIRE are now graduated projects.  Secure Production Identity Framework For Everyone (SPIFFE) provides a secure identity to workloads in modern production environments and SPIRE (the SPIFFE Runtime Environment) is the code that implements the SPIFFE specification on a wide variety of platforms.  SPIRE exposes the … continue reading

CNCF and Linux Foundation announce the Prometheus Certified Associate exam

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) and The Linux Foundation today announced their new exam to test foundational knowledge and skills using Prometheus, the Prometheus Certified Associate exam (PCA).  The PCA is a pre-professional certification intended for engineers or application developers that have an interest in observability and monitoring within the Prometheus ecosystem.  The exam … continue reading

Istio applies to join the CNCF

The service mesh Istio has officially applied to become a part of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF).  Istio is the most popular service mesh according to a recent CNCF survey. The project maintainers have stated they’re excited about this move and to work with the CNCF community on service mesh and networking.  “Istio is … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Karmada

Karmada is an open-source project that provides orchestration capabilities for Kubernetes.  It consists of three main parts: an API server, a controller, and scheduler. The API server offers a REST endpoint for resource templates and policies. Controller creates Kubernetes resource by watching resources in the API server and then communicating with the underlying clusters. And … continue reading

Report: Majority of companies use up to nine different tools for observability

A majority of companies are struggling with tool sprawl when it comes to observability. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), in partnership with the Observability Technical Advisory Group, recently released the results of its microsurvey on cloud native observability, and found 72% of respondents reported using up to nine different tools geared at logging, metrics, … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: CoreDNS

CoreDNS is an open-source DNS server that offers chaining of plugins. Individual plugins are used for tasks like Kubernetes service discovery, Prometheus metrics, rewriting queries, or serving from zone files.    Other key capabilities include signing zone data on-the-fly, load balancing, enabling zone transfers, caching DNS responses, and serving as a proxy to forward queries to … continue reading

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