Topic: open source

Kong brings updated universal service mesh Kuma to CNCF

Kong has announced a significant upgrade to its open-source universal service mesh. Kuma 0.6 features a “hybrid universal mode” that will enable the service mesh to support complex applications in heterogeneous environments such as VMs, Kubernetes clusters, and multiple data centers.  With the new release, Kong also announced it will be donating Kuma to the … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Open Horizon

This week’s featured open-source project promises to transform edge computing as we know it. The Open Horizon software project is an application management solution for constrained devices.  “Open Horizon lives on the network edge, and typically on constrained devices. Open Horizon is designed to help place your software as close as possible to where the … continue reading

ITOps Open-Source Project of the Week: Open Policy Agent

Open Policy Agent (OPA) is an open-source, general-purpose policy engine for cloud-native environments. It is currently an incubating project at the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.  “The cloud-native ecosystem must provide flexible solutions to control who can do what across modern, microservice deployments because legacy approaches to policy management do not satisfy the requirements of modern … continue reading

Snyk and Docker partner up to advance container vulnerability scanning

Snyk and Docker have partnered up to help developers securely build and use containers and open source.  Docker stated that it will provide native vulnerability detection and fixes powered by Snyk. Developers can get a report of their container image vulnerabilities after a quick ‘docker scan.’ They then receive guidance to help fix the reported … continue reading

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ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Bitwarden

To celebrate yesterday’s World Password Day, ITOps Times is featuring Bitwarden this week as the “Open-Source Project of the Week.” Bitwarden is an open-source password management solution designed for individuals, teams and business organizations.  “Password theft is a serious problem. The websites and apps that you use are under attack every day. Security breaches occur … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: HSE

Micron Technology has announced its heterogeneous-memory storage engine (HSE) is now available to the open-source community. The project was developed specifically for solid-state drives (SSDs) and storage-class memory (SCM).  According to the company, legacy storage engines that were developed for hard disk drives don’t take increased performance and reduced latency needs into account.  This software … continue reading

Tern 2.0 comes with Dockerfile lock

The latest version of the VMware-originated open-source container inspection tool Tern is now available. Tern is a project in the Linux Foundation Automated Compliance Tooling (ACT) workgroup. Tern 2.0 introduces an anticipated feature called Dockerfile lock, which is designed to make Docker images more easily reproducible.  “Why is this necessary? Dockerfiles are used to automate … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: ForestFlow

The LF AI Foundation has announced ForestFlow is joining as an incubation project. ForestFlow is an open-source, policy-based, cloud-native machine learning model server designed to reduce friction between data science, engineering and operations teams.  The project was created to address the challenges organizations have faced when moving machine learning models into production. According to Ahmad … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Keycloak

Keycloak is an open-source identity and access management solution for modern applications and services. The project is sponsored by Red Hat and designed to provide authentication to applications and services with minimum work.  The project’s features include: Single-sign on LDAP and active directory Clustering Standard protocols Social login Themes to customize the look and feel … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Kubei

Portshift has announced the release of Kubei, an open-source Kubernetes runtime vulnerabilities scanner tool.  According to the company, while there are a lot of options already out there, not all scanners are the same and differ by the number of feeds they consume, updates they product and information they provide.  ‘All tools, however, require some … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: HiddenVM

Are you afraid of your computer or laptop getting into the wrong hands, and having your personal information violated? Then check out this week’s featured open-source project: HiddenVM.  HiddenVM aims to tackle computing privacy but enabling users to use any desktop operating system without leaving a trace.  “Imagine you’re entering a country at the airport. … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Gravity

Gravity is an open-source upstream Kubernetes packaging solution designed to take “the drama out of on-prem deployments.” The project was created by the cloud-native security company Gravitational and open sourced in 2018.  According to the company, the project enables users to create images of Kubernetes clusters, including applications and dependencies, and then package it into … continue reading

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