Topic: containers

Keysight Ixia CloudLens to provide visibility into containers and Kubernetes clusters

Keysight Technologies has announced an extension to its Ixia CloudLens visibility platform that will provide packet-level visibility into containers and Kubernetes clusters. Ixia CloudLens is a SaaS solution that provides end-to-end cloud visibility, supporting solutions including AWS Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS), Azure Kubernetes Service (ASK), and Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE). According to the … continue reading

Report: Enterprises are looking to replace VMs with containers

As enterprises are evaluating the benefits of containers, many of them are looking to reduce their reliance on commercial virtualization technologies. A newly released report found about 44 percent of respondents plan to move from VMs to containers. The report comes from Diamanti’s 2018 Container Adoption Benchmark, which looks at the current state of container … continue reading

Istio open-source service mesh launches

Istio, an open-source project formed last year by Google, IBM and the ride-sharing service Lyft to create a consistent way to connect, manage, secure and monitor Kubernetes-based clusters of microservices, is now ready for production. The creators of the spec today announced the official release of Istio 1.0, which defines a common way to manage … continue reading

Google extends enterprise-grade Kubernetes capabilities at Google Cloud Next

Google announced it is bringing the Kubernetes Engine experience to on-premise infrastructure with the announcement of GKE On-Prem as part of its Cloud Services Platform at its Google Cloud Next 2018 conference in San Francisco today. GKE On-Prem is being released as an alpha version, and is designed to deploy Kubernetes in an environment of … continue reading

StackRox Container Security Platform expands its scope to the orchestration level

Containerized and cloud-native application security company StackRox announced the latest release of its Container Security Platform today. The updated platform aims to provide an all-in-one solution for securing containers through runtime threat detection as well as actionable feedback at every stage of the container lifecycle. “The StackRox Container Security Platform’s integrated approach streamlines decision making … continue reading

Running containers in production

Market shifts are propelling organizations to become digital. Companies feel pressure to find better ways to offer services, respond faster and proactively to their customers, and manage growth. In their quest for digital maturity, customers are looking for solutions that not only address the aspect of capacity growth, but also other aspects such as performance, … continue reading

Protecting the service mesh with Istio

Kubernetes has rapidly become the de facto standard for container orchestration, management and security. Now moving up the stack at an equally fast pace is Istio. Riding on the coattails of Kubernetes, Istio is an open-source project designed to enable service meshes. Istio was originally developed by the ride-sharing service Lyft. Google and IBM began … continue reading

Pure Storage announces container storage-as-a-service solution Pure Service Orchestrator

Pure Storage has announced Pure Service Orchestrator, a container storage-as-a-service solution that enables IT and developers to deploy container-based applications. The solution is designed to provide faster time-to-market and drive innovation with support for dynamic containerized environments. Pure Service Orchestrator includes integration with Docker and Kubernetes, which allows it to support containerized environments via the … continue reading

What to expect in Kubernetes 1.1

The latest version of Kubernetes is expected to be released this week with improvements to maturity, scalability, and flexibility. Kubernetes 1.1 will add key networking features, open two major features from SIG-API Machinery and SIG-Node for beta testing, and continue to enhance storage features that have been crucial parts of the last two releases. With … continue reading

IBM announces cloud-native development capabilities with CMS and Cloud Private

IBM is making its IBM Cloud Private app platform available on its enterprise Cloud Managed Services (CMS) for the first time today. According to the company, bringing these two solutions together will enable a security rich and production-ready cloud environment from CMS as well as speed up the development of cloud-native apps with the latest … continue reading

DockerCon: Building and managing containers

Several companies announced new products and functionality at this week’s DockerCon18 conference in San Francisco. Among the announcements were: Red Hat was talking about the initial public release of its Buildah command-line utility for creating or changing Linux container images. Buildah, according to the company, makes the images easier to integrate into build pipelines. Buildah … continue reading

Azure Kubernetes Service now available

Microsoft’s services for managing, deploying and operating Kubernetes is now available. The company first announced Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) in October of last year. “We’ve also seen incredible growth in Kubernetes on Azure, with five times the number of customers and ten times the usage of a year ago,” Brendan Burns, engineer for Microsoft Azure, … continue reading

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