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KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2021: Pixie joins CNCF, Red Hat rebrands StackRox, and more from day 1

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2021 kicked off today and a number of companies at the event made announcements of updates to their Kubernetes solutions.  Here are a few highlights from the first day of the event: Pixie joins CNCF Pixie is an open-source observability platform developed by New Relic. In addition to contributing Pixie, New … continue reading

CNCF Technology Radar provides recommendations for tools for secrets management

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation has identified top secrets management tools and trends based on its latest end user CNCF Technology Radar, which focused on secrets management in cloud-native settings.  Typically CNCF’s Technology Radars gather feedback from the 140+ companies in the foundation’s End User Community to provide insights on tools used by that community. … continue reading

Open Policy Agent graduates from CNCF

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has announced that Open Policy Agent (OPA) is graduating. Graduation from the CNCF indicates that a project has shown “widespread adoption, an open governance process, feature maturity, and a strong commitment to community, sustainability, and inclusivity,” according to the CNCF.  OPA is a tool for ensuring policy across an … continue reading

Google Cloud donates credits to CNCF for Kubernetes

Google donates $3 million in cloud credits to CNCF to support Kubernetes

Google Cloud is continuing to help fund the Kubernetes project, which it initially created, by donating $3 million in cloud computing credits to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), the organization that currently maintains the project.  This grant is a continuation of the company’s behavior since 2018, when it started its commitment of investing $3 … continue reading

Rook graduates from CNCF

ITOps Times news digest: Rook graduates CNCF, StackRox and Robin.io partnership, and HazelCast IBM Cloud Pak

The open-source, cloud-native storage orchestrator Rook has officially graduated from the CNCF. This is evidence that the project has “demonstrated growing adoption, an open governance process, feature maturity, and a strong commitment to community, sustainability, and inclusivity,” the CNCF wrote in an announcement.  The project was first accepted into the CNCF in 2018, and the … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of Week: SPIFFE

SPIFFE stands for the Secure Production Identity Framework For Everyone. The project aims to define a framework and standards for identifying and securing communications between app services.  According to its GitHub page, SPIFFE includes SPIFFE IDs implemented as Uniform Resource Identifiers. This defines how services services identify themselves to one another SPIFFE Verifiable Identity Document … continue reading

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU: Carbon Relay releases Red Sky Ops free edition, Cloudtamer.io and Kublr announce integration, and more

The virtual KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU kicked off yesterday, and a number of cloud-native companies announced new offerings and updates to existing products.  Here are a few highlights: Carbon Relay launches free, self-service version of Red Sky Ops Red Sky Ops is an AIOps platform that automatically configures and optimizes containerized applications. By making it … continue reading

Operator Framework joins CNCF as incubation-level project

The CNCF has announced that it will be bringing on the Operator Framework as an incubation-level project. The Operator Framework is a toolkit for managing Kubernetes Operators, which are extensions of Kubernetes that make it easier to package, deploy, and manage Kubernetes applications.  The Operator Framework, first developed in 2016 by CoreOS which is now … continue reading

CNCF accepts Contour as an incubation-level project

Contour, an ingress controller for Kubernetes that provides a control plane for Envoy, was accepted by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) as an incubation-level hosted project. “One of the most critical needs in running workloads at scale with Kubernetes is efficient and smooth traffic ingress management at the Layer 7 level. Getting an application … continue reading

ITOps Open-Source Project of the Week: Open Policy Agent

Open Policy Agent (OPA) is an open-source, general-purpose policy engine for cloud-native environments. It is currently an incubating project at the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.  “The cloud-native ecosystem must provide flexible solutions to control who can do what across modern, microservice deployments because legacy approaches to policy management do not satisfy the requirements of modern … continue reading

Report: Cloud-native projects now the norm in production

Cloud-native deployments are now the norm. According to CNCF’s community survey, cloud-native projects are increasingly being deployed in production.  The CNCF community survey was conducted in September and October 2019, and the company received 1,337 responses. The goal of the community survey is to understand where and how cloud native technologies are being adopted, the … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Amazon FXs for Lustre beta, Citrix vulnerability discovered, and Falco security audit results

Amazon has announced a beta release of Amazon FSx for Lustre CSI driver on Amazon EKS. Amazon FSx for Lustre is a fully-managed and optimized file system for workloads like machine learning, high performance computing, video processing, financial modeling, electronic design automation, and analytics. According to Amazon, this driver will make it easier to configure … continue reading

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