Provisioning a K8s Cluster Using Rancher in AWS EC2

In this blog, we’re demonstrating how to use a container tool to create a gossip-based Kubernetes cluster using Rancher (RKE). The rancher is an enterprise open source tool much like Kubernetes and Swarm container orchestration and it’s very simple to use. Two steps we will be performing: Installing Rancher Creating

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Centralizing Container and Kubernetes Management

There has been a paradigm shift in application development and operations that promises agility, increased innovation and faster time to market. While Docker and Kubernetes are at the core of this shift, running the new stack reliably and securely requires much more, from security and governance to visibility into applications

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Do We Have More Kubernetes Distributions Than We Need?

How many Kubernetes distributions does the world need? As more and more vendors roll out their own distributions, that’s a question worth asking. It’s also a question whose answer is No, I think. Let me explain why we don’t need so many Kubernetes distributions. What is a Kubernetes Distribution? Kubernetes

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Mendix Brings Low-Code Platform to Kubernetes

At its Mendix World 2019 conference, Mendix today announced it has now fully integrated its namesakes low-code application development platform with Kubernetes as part of an effort to make the platform available anywhere. As part of the initiative, Mendix also announced it is making available a managed instance of its

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Software AG Details Container Integration Strategy

Software AG is building a container integration strategy around three points of integration intended to provide IT organizations with the level of flexibility that modern microservices-based applications require. Subhash Ramachadran, senior vice president for product management at Software AG, says his company now makes it possible for microservices to access

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Trend Micro Advances DevSecOps via Kubernetes Integration

Trend Micro is now making it possible to employ Kubernetes to orchestrate security scans of container images conducted by Trend Micro Deep Security, its suite of of tools that rely on deep packet inspection to protect applications using a combination of firewalls, intrusion protection systems and monitoring of logs and

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Kubernetes: Changing the Game for Enterprise Containerization

Kubernetes, the open source container orchestration tool for automating application deployment, scaling and management, has become the industry standard for enterprises wanting to scale their applications with production-grade containerization. Interestingly, a recent Datadog survey found the adoption rate for Kubernetes increased by 10% in 2018. I strongly anticipate even greater

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Tigera Expands Calico Networking Alliance with Google

Tigera has extended its alliance with Google to include an instance of open source Calico networking software in the on-premises edition of Google’s managed Kubernetes service. Announced at the Google Cloud Next 2019 conference this week, the extension of the relationship comes on the heels of Google rebranding its Kubernetes-based

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Sysdig to Provide Greater Visibility into Container Security

At this week’s Google Cloud Next 2019 conference, Sysdig announced it will offer a preview of the next iteration of a platform for monitoring and securing containers that provides IT organizations with much deeper visibility into a cloud-native computing environment. New capabilities being added in Sysdig Cloud-Native Visibility and Security

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The Evolution of Container Security

Containers have evolved substantially since Docker’s introduction in 2013. So have the security challenges and solutions that organizations should think about when designing a container security strategy. Here’s a look at how the demands of container security have changed between Docker’s early days and the present. Container Security Circa 2013

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