Topic: kubernetes

Operators make the lifecycle management of containers simpler

Last month, Red Hat launched the Operator Framework for managing Kubernetes applications. The original idea of operators was introduced by CoreOS about a year and a half ago, said Reza Shafii, vice president of products at CoreOS, which was recently acquired by Red Hat. CoreOS had been working on the idea of automated operations, starting … continue reading

CoreOS launches Operator Metering

After open sourcing the Operator Framework last month, CoreOS has announced the release of Operator Metering. Operator Metering is a component of the Operator Framework designed to provide a way to gain insights on the usage and costs it takes to run and manage Operators. “Today, management teams want to understand more concretely where budget … continue reading

Amazon EKS is now available

AWS has announced the general availability of Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS). Amazon EKS is a fully managed service for deploying, managing, and scaling containerized applications using Kubernetes on AWS. “More customers run containers on AWS and Kubernetes on AWS than anywhere else,” said Deepak Singh, director of AWS Compute Services. “Prior … continue reading

Helm joins the CNCF as an incubation-level project

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation has announced that it has voted to accept Helm as an incubation-level project. Helm is a package manager providing a simple way to find, share, and use software built for Kubernetes. By removing the complexity from configuration and deployment, it allows developers to be more productive. “Helm addresses a common … continue reading

Kubernetes containerd integration now available

Google has announced integration with containerd is now generally available for Kubernetes. Containerd is a container runtime developed by Docker and donated to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. “Containerd is an OCI compliant core container runtime designed to be embedded into larger systems. It provides the minimum set of functionality to execute containers and manages … continue reading

Kata Containers Project 1.0 tackles running containers at scale

The Kata Containers Project has reached version 1.0. Kata Containers is an open-source project designed to isolate containers with security similar to virtual machines, but without the performance burden associated with virtual machines. According to the team, the solution is a fast and secure deployment option for workloads of all types, from highly-regulated workloads to … continue reading

Google Kubernetes Engine 1.10 now generally available

Google has announced the general availability of Kubernetes Engine 1.10. According to the company, this release lays down the foundation for new features that will allows for greater enterprise usage. “Here on the Kubernetes Engine team, we’ve been thinking about challenges such as security, networking, logging, and monitoring that are critical to the enterprise for … continue reading

Atlassian releases auto-scaling tool for Kubernetes

Atlassian has released an open-source Kubernetes autoscaler that is optimized for batch workloads. The project, Escalator, attempts to solve many of the issues associated with autoscaling. According to the company, it found that clusters either weren’t scaling up or scaling down fast enough. “Initially with our Kubernetes platform, we were pleasantly surprised by how quickly … continue reading

Red Hat announces plans to integrate CoreOS Tectonic, Quay and Container Linux

Red Hat plans to expand its Kubernetes portfolio with new CoreOS integrations. CoreOS is a Kubernetes and container-native solution provider that Red Hat acquired earlier this year. The company announces its first steps for integration CoreOS Tectonic, Quay and Container Linux with Red Hat’s container and Kubernetes-based solutions at the Red Hat Summit in San … continue reading

Confluent Operator brings Apache Kafka to Kubernetes

Confluent has announced the Confluent Operator, a new enterprise solution for provisioning and managing Apache Kafka on Kubernetes. The solution will allow organizations to deploy and manage large-scale streaming platforms using Apache Kafka on Kubernetes and simplifies operations on Kafka clusters, according to the company. Apache Kafka is an open-source stream-processing software platform. The Confluent … continue reading

Oracle brings new Kubernetes features to its container engine

Oracle has announced new support for its open serverless project Fn as well as new features and capabilities in its Oracle Container Engine for Kubernetes. Oracle’s Fn project was announced towards the end of last year as a container native, cloud agnostic serverless platform. With this week’s announcement, it now supports standard-based projects CloudEvents and … continue reading

StackPointCloud Enhances Istio and Kubernetes Functionality in Cloud-Native Infrastructure and Workload Management Platform

StackPointCloud, the leading cloud-native infrastructure and workload platform for Istio and Kubernetes management, has added a series of tools to help enterprises deploy and use microservices and containers. The enhancements are being demonstrated this week at KubeCon Europe in booth S-C16. Among the major updates to StackPointCloud’s Stackpoint.io platform is the ability for users to … continue reading

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