Topic: cncf

Falco graduates from CNCF

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) announced the graduation of Falco. Falco is a cloud-native security tool for Linux systems and has become a commonly used engine for detecting threats within Kubernetes environments.  This milestone marks a significant achievement for Falco, emphasizing its importance and effectiveness in cloud-native security, according to the CNCF.  “Real time … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Strimzi

The CNCF Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) has voted to accept Strimzi as a CNCF incubating project.  Strimzi simplifies the deployment and management of Apache Kafka clusters on Kubernetes, leveraging the operator pattern to ease installation, upgrades, and security tasks. Apache Kafka, known for its scalability and fault tolerance, is widely used for building event-driven architectures … continue reading

Kubecost 2.0 launched with Kubernetes network monitoring, cost center reporting, and more

The Kubecost 2.0 update brings new tools and features aimed at simplifying and improving the management of Kubernetes-related cloud costs, especially for large enterprises and in complex, multi-cloud settings. Kubecost is a cloud-agnostic tool for Kubernetes cost monitoring and visibility. According to a CNCF Cloud Native FinOps + Cloud Financial Management Microsurvey, issues like overprovisioning, … continue reading

Cloud Native Computing Foundation announces CloudEvents graduation

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) recently announced the graduation of CloudEvents, a project designed to standardize event metadata for improved interoperability across various services, platforms, and systems. This specification enables systems to understand the purpose of events and route them appropriately without needing deep, event-specific insight. Initiated by the CNCF Serverless Working Group in … continue reading

Report: Kubernetes responsible for increasing cloud spend

Companies are spending more and more on cloud services thanks to Kubernetes. A recent microsurvey from the CNCF revealed that for 49% of companies, Kubernetes was responsible for increased cloud spend. The microsurvey was designed by the CNCF and OpenCost team and responses were gathered between June and November 2023, with just over 100 respondents … continue reading

Kubernetes 1.29 released with 11 new stable features, many more in alpha/beta

The Kubernetes release team has announced the release of Kubernetes 1.29, which includes nearly 50 improvements. The theme of this release is Mandala, which the release team explains “reflects our community’s interconnectedness—a vibrant tapestry woven by enthusiasts and experts alike. Each contributor is a crucial part, adding their unique energy, much like the diverse patterns … continue reading

KubeCon Day 2: NGINX Gateway Fabric Version 1.0, Chronosphere Lens, and more

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America began yesterday in Chicago, IL. Like always, the event results in a number of different Kubernetes vendors making announcements about updates to their offerings.  Yesterday resulted in a number of announcements, which you can read about here, and here are a few highlights of what was announced today:  NGINX Gateway … continue reading

CNCF announces graduation of Cilium project

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), which hosts many popular open-source projects such as Kubernetes and OpenTelemetry, has announced the graduation of another project: Cilium. Reaching graduated status indicates that a project is stable and has been successfully used in production environments. Cilium is a networking, security, and observability tool that is built on the … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Buildpacks

Buildpacks is an open-source project that converts app source code into images that can be run on any cloud.  The goal of the project is “to unify the buildpack ecosystems with a platform-to-buildpack contract that is well-defined.” Buildpacks use modern container standards and thus can take advantage of capabilities like cross-repository blob mounting and “rebasing” … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Artifact Hub

Artifact Hub is a web application designed for locating, installing, and sharing packages and configurations related to CNCF projects. It addresses the challenge of discovering compatible artifacts for CNCF projects. It’s an open-source project licensed under the Apache License 2.0. Instead of each project creating its own artifact hub, which results in duplication and confusion … continue reading

KEDA graduates from CNCF

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has announced the graduation of another project: KEDA, which is a Kubernetes autoscaler.  The CNCF is home to many popular cloud-native open-source projects, such as Kubernetes, Istio, and Prometheus. Earning the graduated status means that the organization considers a project to be “stable and used successfully in production.” KEDA … continue reading

ITOps Open-Source Project of the Week: Crio-O

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation has announced the graduation of the CRI-O project, which offers a reliable and high-performing implementation of the Container Runtime Interface (CRI) for the Kubelet. It also enables the orchestration of Open Container Initiative (OCI) containers in Kubernetes environments used for production purposes.  This graduation signifies that CRI-O has achieved a … continue reading

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