Topic: open source

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Longhorn

Longhorn is an open-source distributed block storage system for Kubernetes. It is built using Kubernetes and container primitives, making it cloud-native storage, according to the team.  “Longhorn implements distributed block storage using containers and microservices. Longhorn creates a dedicated storage controller for each block device volume and synchronously replicates the volume across multiple replicas stored … continue reading

ITOPs Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Magma

Magma, an open-source platform for building carrier-grade networks, announced project and community growth since its recent move to the Linux Foundation which establishes a neutral governance framework.  The collaboration with the Open Infrastructure Foundation and the OpenAirInterference Software Alliance has formally become the Magma Core Foundation. The platform’s growth includes new members, the adoption of … continue reading

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ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: CloudEvents

CloudEvents is an open-source specification for describing event data. The project aims to simplify event declaration and delivery across services and platforms. It is currently still in active development under the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.  The CNCF accepted CloudEvents into its incubator at the end of 2019.  According to the project’s website, currently the industry … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Griffin

Griffin is an app created by Axway that provides assistance to team members and helps in the transitions involved in slowly opening offices around the world.  The first major feature going into the Griffin App was to be an Office Scheduling assistant.  This assistant in the app allows admins to set and change the normal … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Flux

Flux is an open-source GitOps project designed to keep Kubernetes clusters in sync with configuration systems as well as automate any new changes to the configuration. It has been with the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) as a Sandbox project since August 2019, and just this week it was voted to move to an incubating … continue reading

Red Hat Enterprise Linux now available at no cost to open source organizations

Red Hat has announced a new no-cost program designed to meet the needs of open-source projects and organizations. Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) for Open Source Infrastructure aims to provide a simpler documented process for projects, communities, standards bodies and not-for-profit software groups dealing with open source.  “Supporting the open source software ecosystem is a … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: ClusterDuck Protocol

ClusterDuck Protocol is an open-source firmware for wireless IoT devices to build communications, sensors, and custom networks.  The ClusterDuck Protocol (CDP) was created by Project OWL in response to the breakdown of communication following Hurricane Maria which destroyed cell towers and generators. The project was built to restore the 1% of communication that is essential … continue reading

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ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: pfSense

This week’s featured project of the week is pfSense, a free network firewall distribution. It is based on the FreeBSD operating system, includes a custom kernel and provides the same or more functionality of common commercial firewalls with no artificial limitations.  It is currently used around the world from companies like Check Point, Cisco PIX, … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: CloudStack

Apache CloudStack is an open-source, Java-based software project for deploying and managing large networks of virtual machines (VMs). It makes VMs highly available, scalable Infrastructure as a Service cloud computing platforms. It is currently hosted by the Apache Software Foundation as a top-level project, and used to offer public cloud services, provide an on-premises private … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Podman

Podman is a tool for managing OCI containers and pods that are made from groups of containers. It provides APIs for managing containers, pods, container images, and more.  Podman’s GitHub documentation states that the project is based on libpod, a library for container lifecycle management that is also contained in this repository.  The latest 2.2.1 … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Crossplane

Crossplane is an open-source Kubernetes add-on that is currently hosted at the Cloud Native Computing Foundation as a sandbox project. It is designed to extend clusters with the ability to provision, manage cloud infrastructure, services and apps.  “We built Crossplane to help organizations build their clouds like the cloud vendors build theirs—with a control plane. … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Contour

Contour is a high-performance ingress controller for Kubernetes which provides the control plane for the Envoy edge and service proxy.​ Contour is currently listed as a Cloud Native Computing Foundation Incubating project meaning it has to cross over from being used by the early majority to the late majority before graduating.  The project supports dynamic … continue reading

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