Topic: kubernetes

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Trousseau

Trousseau is an open-source project based on Kubernetes Key Management Service (KMS) provider design that is designed to be a framework for any KMS provider. This works to provide users with a way to store and access secrets the Kubernetes native way with any externalKMS.  Once deployed, Trousseau brings seamless secret management by using native … continue reading

Linkerd adds new multi-clustered failover features

Buoyant, creator of the open-source Linkerd service mesh, has announced the release of automated cluster failover functionality in Linkerd. With this release, application traffic will be automatically redirected to alternate Kubernetes clusters in case of failures or outages in the original cluster. This works to allow applications which were built on Kubernetes to continue to … continue reading

VMware announces new container runtime security capabilities

VMware unveiled new container runtime security capabilities to provide end-to-end security for cloud-native applications. The new capabilities aim to target the security challenges of containerized applications including how to allow only legitimate traffic in and how to enable least-privileged communications between services and defend against the lateral movement of attackers, according to the company.  “Protecting … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: ValidKube

ValidKube combines open-source tools to help ensure Kubernetes YAML best practices, hygiene and security. The tool can verify your Kubernetes configuration files through kubeval, remove clutter from your Kubernetes manifests through kubectl-neat, and can scan YAML code for security vulnerabilities with trivy.  RELATED CONTENT: Abstracting complexity from Kubernetes breaks down barrier to entry Kubeval uses … continue reading

New Relic announces a new infrastructure monitoring solution

New Relic announced the general availability of a new infrastructure monitoring solution that helps DevOps, SRE and ITOps teams isolate offending infrastructure components and view all related telemetry — including logs, events, and alerts — in context. The new solution aims to tackle the three key issues that surround infrastructure: the complexity of infrastructure, handling … continue reading

Abstracting complexity from Kubernetes breaks down barrier to entry

Kubernetes is a massive project in the cloud-native space, having grown to 52,000 contributors since its inception, as of a 2020 Cloud Native Computing Foundation report. While interest in Kubernetes continues to grow, one main barrier to its adoption is its complexity. In that same study, complexity was tied with culture changes at 41% as … continue reading

Report: Kubernetes is “crossing the chasm” into mainstream adoption

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has deemed 2021 as the year Kubernetes “crossed the chasm” into mainstream adoption. This is based on insights from its 2021 Annual Survey, such as the finding that 96% of organizations are using or evaluating Kubernetes.  Kubernetes has seen particularly high growth over the past year, and now has … continue reading

Red Hat introduces new data and storage capabilities to OpenShift Platform Plus

Red Hat has announced new additions to OpenShift Platform Plus that will incorporate data services like software-defined storage into the platform. OpenShift Platform Plus is a hybrid cloud platform that provides a multicloud Kubernetes stack out of the box.  This is being made possible through an integration with OpenShift Data Foundation, which is a data … continue reading

Rancher Desktop 1.0.0 is now generally available

Rancher Desktop 1.0.0, the open-source app for desktop Kubernetes and container management on Mac, Windows and Linux is now available from SUSE, which acquired Rancher in 2020. Rancher Desktop provides Kubernetes, using the k3s distribution at the version of a user’s choice, which enables users to set up a local Kubernetes environment using the same … continue reading

Mirantis Secure Registry 3.0 can be used alongside any Kubernetes distribution

Mirantis has announced the release of Mirantis Secure Registry 3.0, which now can be used with any Kubernetes distribution. Previously, it could only be deployed by Mirantis Kubernetes Engine.  The platform provides a secure software supply chain that companies can use to store, share, and manage images in a private container registry.  With the latest … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Submariner

Submariner is a tool for networking between Pods and Services in Kubernetes clusters.  According to the project’s website, as teams continue to adopt Kubernetes, they are discovering that they need to deploy and manage multiple clusters in order to enable capabilities like geo-redundancy, scale, and fault isolation. Submariner was created so that companies could have … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Harvester

Harvester, created by SUSE, is an open source modern hyperconverged infrastructure solution that is built on a variety of cloud native solutions, such as Kubernetes, Longhorn and Kubevirt. This week, it was made production-ready and generally available for customers and the open-source community.  Harvester’s latest integration with SUSE Rancher now allows IT operators to access, … continue reading

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