Topic: containers

Portworx Enterprise 2.1 enables advanced security and disaster recovery

Portworx has announced the latest release of its cloud-native data management platform. According to the company, Portworx Enterprise 2.1 includes new features for security and disaster recovery. The company added new role-based security features to PX-Security. Previously, PX-Security had granular “bring-your-own-key” encryption. By extending the solution to include role-based authentication, authorization, and ownership, organizations will … continue reading

Why Kubernetes will turn your data center into a smartphone

Installing and managing server software is hard, especially in corporate environments. There’s the inherent complexity of managing disparate platforms and systems, all while dealing with compliance and security policies. What is worse is that a lot of the work is repetitive, undifferentiated heavy lifting. Configuration management tools like Chef and Puppet were supposed to be … continue reading

Rancher Labs launches Submariner for multi-cluster network connectivity

Rancher Labs is announcing a new open-source project designed to enable direct networking between Kubernetes clusters. Submariner is a network connectivity solution designed to overcome the barriers to connectivity when it comes to Kubernetes clusters. The team explained Submariner was created for network connectivity among microservices deployed in multiple Kubernetes clusters. Submariner provides a way … continue reading

Containerd graduates from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Docker’s core container runtime containerd is the latest project to graduate from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation this week. It has been more than two years since Docker decided to spin out the containerd runtime and the project joined the CNCF. Today’s announcement makes containerd the fifth project to graduate, following in the footsteps of … continue reading

StackRox introduces compliance features in the latest version of its Kubernetes platform

Container security company StackRox is giving customers the means to meet more compliance standards with its latest release of the StackRox Kubernetes Security Platform. Now, the solution offers ways for organizations to verify and provide evidence that they are complying with NIST SP 800-190, PCI DSS 3.2, and HIPAA standards. Organizations will be able to … continue reading

Rancher Labs introduces a lightweight Kubernetes distribution for the edge

Rancher Labs has announced a new project designed for resource-constrained environments and low-touch operations. K3s is an open-source lightweight Kubernetes distribution built for the edge. According to the company, it can be used for ARM, IoT and CI edge solutions. “The work for k3s started as a component of Rio, an experimental project we started … continue reading

“Doomsday” flaw discovered in RunC underscores potential for critical container vulnerabilities

The discovery of a major security flaw in the common open-source runtime engine for Docker, Kubernetes and other container management systems, points to an underlying risk associated with containerized applications. Researchers Adam Iwaniuk and Borys Popławsk discovered the vulnerability, CVE-2019-5736, in RunC, the common runtime engine developed by Docker and now a common Open Container … continue reading

NeuVector to offer service mesh protection

Container network security provider NeuVector is giving users a new layer of security for service meshes. The company announced integration for the service meshes Istio and Linkerd, designed to expand security capabilities to production Kubernetes deployments. The new integration was developed in collaboration with IBM Cloud and the Istio open-source development team. According to the … continue reading

Rancher Labs supports multi-cluster Kubernetes applications

Rancher Labs today announced support in its open-source management platform for multi-cluster global Kubernetes applications, which the company believes will be a big reason for that platform’s uptake going forward. “The number of production clusters is showing that multi-cluster with Kubernetes is becoming a reality,” said Sheng Liang, co-founder and CEO of Rancher Labs. “Everything … continue reading

Cloud Foundry Foundation: Technology maturity is driving cloud adoption

As cloud technology continues to mature, more businesses are making the jump towards cloud adoption. A recent report from the Cloud Foundry Foundation found that if it weren’t for the cloud’s maturity and reliability, adoption would have diminished. The Cloud Foundry Foundation’s report is designed to look at what is driving businesses to the cloud. … continue reading

Twistlock introduces hybrid cloud, Kubernetes and serverless capabilities in 18.11

Twistlock announced the latest release of its container and cloud-native security platform with new support and features for hybrid cloud, Kubernetes and serverless. This is the company’s 15th major release in the last three years. “Since we shipped the first version of Twistlock in 2015 we’ve worked on 11,100 issues, pushed 5,800 commits, built Twistlock … continue reading

Veritas brings NetBackup to containerized workloads

Enterprise data protection company Veritas has announced it’s bringing its enterprise data backup and recovery solution to Docker-certified containers. With a new containerized NetBackup client, users using version 8.1 or later can start using the solution to protect persistent application data, the company explained. “Years ago, most containers were designed to be transient or short-lived … continue reading

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