Topic: cncf

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

Istio graduates from CNCF

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has revealed that the Istio service mesh has graduated, which is the highest maturity level and signifies the project is stable and production ready.   It joins 20 other graduated projects, including Kubernetes, Prometheus, Linkerd, Open Policy Agent, and more.  Istio was a pioneer of the service mesh concept, which … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Volcano

Volcano is an open-source project used for running high-performance workloads on Kubernetes.  Kubernetes does not natively provide batch scheduling, which is something required by many workloads, such as machine learning and deep learning, bioinformatics, and other big data applications. This is where Volcano comes in.  According to Volcano, often those types of workloads run on … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Carina

Carina is a local storage solution for Kubernetes. It was accepted into the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) in December 2022 as a sandbox project, and as of the time of this writing it was still at the sandbox level. Features include disk management, device registration, PVC resizing, scheduling based on capacity, volume topology, PVC … continue reading

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 Protection Status

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