Battle for Service Mesh Control

Will Istio or Linkerd Dominate Service Mesh?

Istio has seen an uptick in adoption and now has the largest market share — albeit, by a slim margin — in the service mesh space, according to the results of the ...
Prometheus Microsoft

Why Prometheus is an Essential Observability Tool

Prometheus continues to remain as an essential tool for monitoring, and a key component in observability platforms for cloud-native environments in numerous organizations. As one of The Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s (CNCF) ...
Google Automation and Orchestration in a Container World

Despite Google’s ‘Autopilot,’ Kubernetes is Still Hard

We are, obviously, a very long way from being able to put Kubernetes cluster management on “autopilot,” but Google’s new platform ostensibly moves us closer to achieving that goal.  Google Kubernetes Engine ...
SUSE Bolsters Kubernetes-based CaaS

Former Rancher CEO on the Merger with SUSE

SUSE’s open source development and support will continue to serve as one of its main missions, following SUSE’s plans to extend its reach for customers’ Kubernetes deployments after its purchase of Rancher ...
Rookout Brings Debugging Tools to Kubernetes

3 Considerations for Container Debugging

Debugging is a major, critical challenge for software developers. The shift to highly distributed operations in containerized cloud environments over the last year of the pandemic has further complicated the debugging process ...
control plane Kubermatic Crossplane

Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform Supports OPA Integration 

Kubernetes’ drawbacks — the enormous advantages it offers, aside— include missing universal security management features, both for clusters and the containers it was designed to orchestrate. Historically, completely different APIs, tools and ...
Rancher storage

Longhorn: The Case for Rancher’s Storage Offering

Will Longhorn storage adequately fill out Rancher’s Kubernetes management platform? How to manage and store stateful data associated with container workloads represents yet another challenge for DevOps when making the shift to ...
MapR Extends Platform for AI

MapR Extends Platform for AI, More Security Tools

MapR Technologies has added a number of new features to the MapR Data Platform, including the addition of direct support for artificial intelligence (AI) applications. The new capabilities the platform now offers ...
containers Kubernetes Developers with Skaffold Release

Google Reaches Out to Kubernetes Developers with Skaffold Release

Google is placing its stake in the ground as a provider of development tools for applications that run on Kubernetes with the release of Skaffold. The concept behind the tool is to automate ...
Kubernetes Platform’s User-Friendliness

Kontena Touts Kubernetes Platform’s User-Friendliness

It is safe to assume most organizations, whether they want to test Kubernetes or scale existing clusters for major deployments, seek a distribution that offers high-powered features and is easy to install ...