Topic: containers

Google open sources sandboxed container runtime

Google has announced a new approach to sandboxed containers designed to secure container isolation. gVisor is an open source, user-space kernel written in Go. It is built to be more lightweight than a virtual machine, and integrates with Docker and Kubernetes. “Containers are not a sandbox. While containers have revolutionized how we develop, package, and … continue reading

Rancher Labs announces general availability of Rancher 2.0 to simplify and accelerate enterprise adoption of Kubernetes

Rancher Labs, a provider of container management software, today announced the general availability of Rancher 2.0, an open source Kubernetes management platform that allows organizations to deliver Kubernetes-as-a-Service to their employees and centrally manage all of their Kubernetes clusters, regardless of how the cluster was deployed, or where it is running. Rancher 2.0 is the first … continue reading

Cloud 66 adds new features to its container delivery pipeline

Operations tools provider Cloud 66 is providing a number of new features to its container delivery pipeline, Skycap. The features include Formations, Stencils, and an open-source project named Copper. “With the advance of microservices, containers and the surge of APIs, developers and operations teams appreciate a self-service toolchain that operations curate, and developers can run … continue reading

Kontena Pharos reaches 1.0 with a mix of security, modularity and the power of Kubernetes

Kontena has released version 1.0 of its certified Kubernetes distribution, Kontena Pharos. According to the company, it delivers a robust foundation at scale and provides a perfect mix of simplicity, security, and modularity. “We are heavily focusing on making Kubernetes safe for any environment. For example, we are blocking unauthenticated ports, using TLS authentication wherever … continue reading

DigitalOcean announces new Kubernetes deployment solution

DigitalOcean wants to provide an easier way to run containerized applications in the cloud with the introduction of DigitalOcean Kubernetes. The new solution is designed for developers and businesses looking for an easier way to deploy and manage container workloads. “Over the last year, Kubernetes has emerged as the container orchestration platform of choice, and … continue reading

Kublr Empowers Advanced Kubernetes Users with Flexible Cluster Configuration Capabilities

Kublr, a comprehensive Kubernetes platform for the enterprise, unveiled today at KubeCon 2018 its advanced cluster configuration capability designed to provide customers with the flexibility to create Kubernetes clusters that meet specific use cases. The advanced cluster configuration capability is included in Kublr v1.9, with full Kubernetes v1.9 and above support, and being showcased at KubeCon 2018 in Copenhagen, … continue reading

CoreOS aims to break the barrier to entry for Kubernetes apps with the Operator Framework

CoreOS, which is now a part of Red Hat, has announced the Operator Framework, a new open-source toolkit for managing Kubernetes native applications “in a more effective, automated, and scalable way.” According to the company, an Operator is a method for packaging, deploying, and managing Kubernetes applications. Operators take human operational knowledge and translate it … continue reading

Cisco Sets New Standard for Production-Grade Kubernetes, Enabling Enterprises to Deliver Innovation Faster with AppDynamics and Cisco CloudCenter

Cisco announced Kubernetes support for AppDynamics and  Cisco CloudCenter, enabling enterprises to quickly and confidently adopt Kubernetes in production, and create and modernize their applications for the multicloud era. Now, enterprises can easily harness the value of Kubernetes to help deliver experiences that exceed their customers’ expectations for scale, sophistication, and velocity. Companies are rapidly adopting containers on the … continue reading

Portworx announces its most significant new release of PX-Enterprise to-date

Portworx has announced the preview of PX-Enterprise 1.4, which is the most significant new release of the solution so far. PX-Enterprise is used by organizations to run stateful containers in production. The company has added 3DSnap, which allows organizations to group and snapshot their data as a single unit. This allows them to maintain an … continue reading

Microsoft Azure Containers Instances now available

Microsoft has announced a new way to run containers without having to manage servers. Azure Container Instances (ACI) is a serverless solution for Linux and Windows containers. “ACI offers you an on-demand compute service delivering rapid deployment of containers with no VM management and automatic, elastic scale,” Corey Sanders, corporate vice president of Azure for … continue reading

Heptio Gimbal provides a robust load balancing platform built on Kubernetes

Heptio has announced the open source initiative Heptio Gimbal, which is a load balancer built on Kubernetes. Heptio Gimbal enables the unification and merging of Internet traffic into hybrid cloud environments. The project was created as a joint effort between Heptio and Actapio, a subsidiary of Yahoo Japan, as a way to modernize Yahoo Japan’s … continue reading

Aqua Security and VMware team up to protect VMs and containers

Aqua Security and VMware announced a new partnership to protect applications deployed across both virtual machines and containers. As part of the partnership, VMware’s AppDefense will combine with the Aqua Container Security platform in order to provide a security solution that covers containerized and non-containerized components. “The combined solution allows security teams to manage their … continue reading

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