Why Automation is the Crucial Ingredient in Microservices Security

Microservices security is different from securing other technologies—and much more difficult Microservices are nothing new. Neither is the conversation about best practices for securing microservices. Typically, that conversation centers on strategies such as making each microservice as small as possible to minimize your attack surface, preventing unnecessary interactions between microservices

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Cloud Foundry Foundation Moves Closer to Kubernetes

The Cloud Foundry Foundation (CFF) is moving to bridge the divide between Kubernetes and its open source platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environment with the launch of two additional projects. Eirini, proposed by IBM, is an incubation project that promises to enable DevOps teams to employ the underlying container scheduler used in Kubernetes

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IBM Hybrid Cloud Plan for Red Hat Hinges on Kubernetes

IBM and Red Hat made it clear that the foundation of their combined hybrid cloud computing strategy will be Kubernetes once the $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat closes in the second half of 2019. Arvind Krishna, senior vice president of hybrid cloud for IBM, says Kubernetes is at the

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Kaloom Leverages Kubernetes to Advance SDNs

Kaloom has made generally available a software defined fabric that leverages Kubernetes to make a common set of networking services available across multiple platforms. Company CTO Suresh Krishnan says the cloud-native Kaloom Software Defined Fabric (SDF) was developed using a P4 language designed for programming data planes in networking environments.

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Red Hat Partners with NVIDIA on Container Platform for AI

Red Hat and NVIDIA this week announced a joint effort under which AI applications can be built using containers, which then are deployed on instances of Red Hat OpenShift that are running on supercomputers utilizing NVIDIA graphical processor units (GPUs). The Red Hat OpenShift platform, which is based on an

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Mesosphere Moves to Head Off Kubernetes Sprawl

Mesosphere today released an update to the Mesosphere DC/OS platform that makes it easier to deploy and manage Kubernetes clusters in a high-density environment. Ed Hsu, vice president of product Mesosphere, says that as adoption of Kubernetes continues to accelerate, it’s now only a matter of time before Kubernetes sprawl

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Multi-model Database Key to Successful Microservices

In the last few years, microservices have exploded in popularity, and the trend is only going to grow. In fact, a survey of development professionals revealed 86 percent of respondents expect microservices to be the default architecture within five years. This software development technique, which structures an application as a

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Google Extends Spinnaker Continuous Delivery Platform to Kubernetes

The team behind the open source Spinnaker continuous deployment platform have enhanced the level of support being provided for containerized applications deployed on top of Kubernetes clusters. Originally developed by Google and Netflix, Spinnaker is designed to make it simpler to deploy applications primarily of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) in

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DevOps Chat: Kubernetes Security with Aqua Security

It’s widely recognized that Kubernetes has become the de facto standard for container orchestration. Just look at all the technology companies that are supporting Kubernetes in one way or another. It’s pretty clear the decision has been made to embrace Kubernetes. Aqua Security has thrown its hat into the ring

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New Relic Plans to Extend Kubernetes Monitoring with CoScale Technology

Fresh off its acquisition of the technology assets of CoScale, New Relic plans to extend the depth of its monitoring services portfolio with deeper metrics for applications running on Kubernetes clusters. Based in Belgium, CoScale has been providing monitoring capabilities for Docker, Kubernetes and OpenShift. New Relic already monitors Kubernetes,

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