Topic: cncf

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Cilium

This week’s highlighted project is one of the newest additions to the CNCF. Last week at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2021, the foundation announced that its Technical Oversight Committee had voted to accept Cilium as an incubating project.  Cilium provides networking, security, and observability for cloud native environments. It also provides load balancing between application workloads.  … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: CNCF End User Technology Radar on DevSecOps, Cymulate’s new security updates, and Barracuda email protection updates

The CNCF has announced the release of its End User Technology Radar on DevSecOps, which provides recommendations on emerging technologies. It groups technologies into three categories: Assess, Trial, and Adopt. The Assess category includes Cilium, Harness, Sonatype Nexus, HashiCorp Sentinel, GitHub Actions, Linkerd, and Trivy. XRay is in the Trial category. Adopt includes technologies such … continue reading

Crossplane accepted as Incubating project at CNCF

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has announced that the Kubernetes control plane Crossplane has been accepted as an Incubating project. “Kubernetes and cloud native projects have demonstrated that multi cloud innovation is possible and truly a reality in manproduction environments,” said Chris Aniszczyk, CTO of CNCF. “The industry is ready for cross-cloud managed services … continue reading

wasmCloud joins CNCF as Sandbox project

The WebAssembly pioneer Cosmonic today announced that the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has accepted its universal application runtime for building cloud-native applications with WebAssembly that can run anywhere as its latest Sandbox project.  The key features of the runtime called wasmCloud include faster development time and lower lifetime maintenance, high portability, near-native performance, a … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: MicroK8s

MicroK8s allows for low-ops, minimal production Kubernetes for devs, cloud, clusters, workstations, edge and IoT.  It is a Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) certified upstream Kubernetes deployment that runs entirely on your workstation or edge device. The project automatically chooses the best nodes for the Kubernetes datastore, and when a cluster database is lost, another … continue reading

CNCF End User Technology Radar shares recommendations for multicluster management

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) is trying to make it easier for companies to choose a multicluster management solution for their environments with the release of its fifth CNCF End User Technology Radar. The radar is a guide to emerging technologies that are chosen based on feedback from the CNCF End User Community.  According … continue reading

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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

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