Topic: serverless

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

Aqua Security launches Aqua Cloud Native Security Platform for containers and VMs running on Arm devices

Aqua Security launched a new container runtime security solution for Arm 64-bit environments that enables organizations to protect their high-density workloads on platforms such as AWS Graviton2 instances and more.  “Our customers will be able to continue and accelerate their cloud native journey with Aqua’s support for Arm-based architectures. Through our commitment to supporting the … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Knative

Knative is an open-source Kubernetes-based platform for building, deploying and managing modern serverless workloads. It is designed for developer productivity and handles the complex details of deploying and managing cloud-native services. According to the team, the project is focused on API with higher level abstractions; stands up secure and stateless services in seconds; provides loosely … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: TriggerMesh

TriggerMesh is a cloud-native integration platform built for the serverless world. The open-source project was designed for integrating cloud-native serverless functions or functions-as-a-service.  According to Mark Hinkle, co-founder of TriggerMesh, the solution was inspired by Google’s release of Knative, a Kubernetes-based platform for deploying and managing modern serverless workloads.  RELATED CONTENT: TriggerMesh joins Cloud Native … continue reading

TriggerMesh joins Cloud Native Computing Foundation

TriggerMesh has joined the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) and announced that it is formally showing support for Kubernetes and the CNCF Serverless Working Group driving the CloudEvents specification. “CNCF is the home of Kubernetes, one of the most important cloud technologies today,” said Mark Hinkle, the Co-Founder of TriggerMesh. “Joining CNCF plays an important … continue reading

Report: Lambda adoption scales with the size of organizations

As enterprises get larger, their adoption of Lambda serverless architectures grows due to both developers and managers wanting to move faster, ship faster and have less infrastructure to manage, according to the recently published State of Serverless report published by Datadog.  “I think we found that very surprising. You typically see large organizations that are … continue reading

Google previews new Knative-based managed Kubernetes service

Google Cloud is adding a complete managed serverless offering that handles all forms of infrastructure management for DevOps teams, taking low-level programming and deployment tasks off of their hands. The new Google Cloud Run, launched at this week’s Google Cloud Next conference in San Francisco, aims to let developers move any type of code into … continue reading

Twistlock introduces hybrid cloud, Kubernetes and serverless capabilities in 18.11

Twistlock announced the latest release of its container and cloud-native security platform with new support and features for hybrid cloud, Kubernetes and serverless. This is the company’s 15th major release in the last three years. “Since we shipped the first version of Twistlock in 2015 we’ve worked on 11,100 issues, pushed 5,800 commits, built Twistlock … continue reading

Pivotal introduces Pivotal Function Service for serverless

Pivotal is the latest company to jump onboard with serverless technology with the alpha release of Pivotal Function Service (PFS). PFS is a function as a service platform built on Kubernetes and based on the open-source functions project riff. According to the company, PFS is the next step in the its cloud vision. “Today, each … continue reading

Gartner: The future of infrastructure is always on, always available

The future of IT infrastructure is about being always on, and always available, everywhere, according to a presentation by Gartner at its IT Infrastructure, Operations and Cloud Strategies, held this week in Las Vegas. With applications so critical to business today, any outage could spell disaster for those companies, according to a number of conference … continue reading

premium Taking a cloud-native approach to security

We all know that infrastructures at most organizations are now oriented around the cloud, and that the cloud has introduced major changes to the way applications are designed, built, deployed and monitored. But what security experts may not realize is how significantly the cloud changes the security game. While you surely recognize that the cloud … continue reading

PureSec serverless security platform announces free tier, new funding

Serverless security company PureSec announced a successful round of series A funding totalling $7 million led by Square Peg Capital today alongside the release of a free service tier for the company’s serverless security runtime. “We’re on a mission to protect each and every serverless application out there,” Shaked Zin, co-founder and CEO of PureSec, … continue reading

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