Topic: open source

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

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Yor

Yor is an open-source tool that is designed to provide automated tagging and tracing for infrastructure as code (IaC). It automatically tags IaC templates with attribution and ownership details, unique IDs that get carried across to cloud resources, and any other need-to-know information. According to the project’s website, Yor automates away manual and inconsistent tagging … 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

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: PowerfulSeal

PowerfulSeal is a testing tool for Kubernetes clusters built by Bloomberg and inspired by Netflix’s Chaos Monkey. The tool, which was first presented at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2017, is aimed specifically at Kubernetes, and includes the ability to describe the objects running in each container so that it knows precisely which things it … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Checkov

Checkov is a static code analysis tool for infrastructure-as-code that scans cloud infrastructure provisioned using Terraform, Terraform plan, Cloudformation, Kubernetes, Dockerfile, Serverless, or ARM Templates. It detects security and compliance misconfigurations using graph-based scanning.  The open-source project also powers Bridgecrew, which is platform for codifying and streamlining cloud security throughout the development life cycle. Checkov … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Kubecost

Kubecost provides real-time cost visibility and insights for teams using Kubernetes and helps them continuously reduce their cloud costs. Users can breakdown costs by any Kubernetes concept, including deployment, service, namespace label, and more. Users can join Kubernetes costs with any external cloud services or infrastructure spend to have a complete picture. Kubecost also offers … continue reading

Eclipse Foundation launches Oniro OS for IoT and edge

The Eclipse Foundation today announced the launch of the Oniro project and working group, which aspires to become a transparent, vendor-neutral and independent alternative to established IoT and edge operating systems.  The Eclipse Foundation and its members added that they will deliver an independent implementation of OpenHarmony, an open-source operating system specified and hosted by … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: New Relic I/O

The observability company New Relic launched New Relic Observability (I/O), which is an open-source ecosystem of quickstarts. It hopes that the catalogue will empower software engineers to instrument, dashboard and alert their technology stack. The company found that while most engineers and developers are familiar with observability, there’s a huge gap in adoption with only … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: TrueNAS CORE

TrueNAS is an open-source storage OS that gives users the power to build their own professional-grade storage system to use in a variety of data-intensive applications without any software costs. “IT professionals, photographers, designers, audio/video producers and editors, developers, and any user serious about storing and protecting lots of data can take advantage of TrueNAS … continue reading

OpenStack Xena release takes aim at reducing technical debt

OpenStack announced the 24th release of its open-source cloud infrastructure software. Dubbed “Xena,” updates include new hardware features, improved integration among components, and a reduction of technical debt. The new release follows a new finding that organizations with deployments ranging from hundreds of cores to six million cores have logged significant growth according to the … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Eclipse Trace Compass

Eclipse Trace Compass is an open-source application to solve performance and reliability issues by reading and analyzing logs or traces of a system.  The goal of the project is to provide views, graphs, metrics, and more to help extract useful information from traces in a way that is more user-friendly and informative than huge text … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Apache Libcloud

Apache Libcloud is a Python library for interacting with many of the popular cloud service providers using a unified API.  It helps users avoid vendor lock-in, uses the same API to talk to many different providers, has more than 30 supported providers total, and contains six main APIs. Libcloud supports Python version 3.5 and onwards. … continue reading

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