Google Advances Hybrid Cloud Strategy Based on Kubernetes

Google today announced it is making available a configuration management tool for managed instances of Kubernetes it provides in the cloud and, soon, on-premises IT environments. The on-premises capability will be provided via a Cloud Services Platform that includes instances of the managed Kubernetes service for VMware  it launched last

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New Storage Challenges Emerge as Container Adoption Increases

Container use is growing steadily, yet issues around container storage and security have yet to be addressed By Augie Gonzalez, product marketing director for Containerization, DataCore Software Containers bring unprecedented mobility, ease and efficiency for rapidly deploying and updating highly scalable and resilient applications. As a result, containers are now

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Securing Container Images in the DevOps World

According to 451 Research, the application container market will experience significant growth over the next five years. In its “2017 Cloud-Enabling Technologies Market Monitor & Forecast report,” the research firm noted that “annual revenue is expected to increase by 4x, growing from $749m in 2016 to more than $3.4bn by

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IBM Aligns With Twistlock on Container Security

Twistlock has extended its container security relationship with IBM to include integration with IBM Cloud Security Advisor, a hub through which IBM consolidates cybersecurity alerts pertaining to potential threats to the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service. John Leon,  VP of business development and alliances at Twistlock, says this integration extends the

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5 Key Considerations for Managed Kubernetes

Is managed Kubernetes a better fit for your organization than in-house Kubernetes? While deploying Kubernetes on your own hardware and running your own local cluster computing is possible, providing your own cloud-native capacity involves dealing with a lot of complexity. Using Kubernetes is inherently automated and, relative to what it

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Latest Container Vulnerabililty Creates Another Tempest in a Security Teapot

As containers grow in popularity, so, too, do security threats The disclosure this week of a vulnerability that could be employed by cybercriminals to overwrite the host runc binary to gain control over a root-level code execution on the host machine is driving organizations to once again re-examine best DevSecOps

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IBM Uses Kubernetes to Run Watson Apps on Any Cloud

IBM this week announced it will leverage Kubernetes to make artificial intelligence (AI) applications based on the IBM Watson platform available on any cloud. Announced at the IBM Think 2019 conference, this latest IBM AI initiative employs IBM Cloud Private for Data (ICP for Data), a stack of middleware IBM

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NeuVector Extends Container Security Reach to Service Meshes

As more layers of software get deployed on top of Kubernetes, the same container security platforms employed to secure clusters should be extended to support service meshes as well. With that goal in mind, NeuVector announced today that its namesake container security platform now supports both the Istio and Linkerd2

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The Rise of Bare-Metal Kubernetes Servers

While most instances of Kubernetes today are deployed on virtual machines running in the cloud or on-premises, there is a growing number of instances of Kubernetes being deployed on bare-metal servers. The two primary reasons for opting to deploy Kubernetes on a bare- metal server over a virtual machine usually

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