Bitnami Unifies Lifecycle Management for Kubernetes Tools

Bitnami has created a curated stack of open source software to provide consistent tools that can be deployed across multiple instances of Kubernetes. Simon Bennett, vice president of products for Bitnami, says the Bitnami Kubernetes Production Runtime (BKPR) open source project is intended to make it easier for IT organizations

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Canonical Simplifies Kubernetes Deployments

Canonical is moving to make it easier to deploy Kubernetes clusters using the Snap packaging software the company developed to deploy software across multiple distributions of Linux in an offering for Kubernetes dubbed MicroK8s. At the same time, Canonical is making available an instance of Kubernetes running on Arm processors

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CloudBees Marries Jenkins X to Kubernetes

CloudBees has launched a continuous delivery platform designed specifically for deploying applications on top of Kubernetes. CloudBees Core for Kubernetes Continuous Delivery is based on Jenkins X, a modern instance of a continuous integration/continuous development (CI/CD) platform based on a microservices architecture. In addition, CloudBees announced that Jenkins X is

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Mirantis Launches Managed Service for Kubernetes On-Premises

Mirantis has added a managed Kubernetes service to its portfolio specifically designed for on-premises IT environments with a slight twist. The goal is to provide those managed services with an eye toward training the internal IT staff to take over the management of Kubernetes once they are trained by Mirantis.

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Google Adds Istio and Knative Support to GKE Cloud Service

As part of an effort to make it easier for IT organizations to embrace multiple computing frameworks in the cloud, Google this week at the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018 conference announced it has made available beta instances of version 1.0 of the Istio service mesh on Google Kubernetes

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CNCF Takes Control of Open Source etcd Data Store Project

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), which oversees the development of Kubernetes, announced today that the open source etcd distributed key value store has now been accepted as a complementary incubation project. The announcement was made at the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018 conference today. etcd was developed by

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Indeed Report Finds Kubernetes Job Market Hot

A new report from online job-search site Indeed finds IT professionals with the skills required to manage Kubernetes container orchestration software is now the single-most searched topic on the company’s site. Andrew Flowers, an economist for Indeed, says Kubernetes job searches rose 173 percent from last year, when Kubernetes ranked

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Docker Inc. Open Sources Kubernetes Configuration Tool

At the DockerCon Europe 2018 conference, Docker Inc. today announced it will make Docker Compose for Kubernetes available as an open source project. Docker Compose for Kubernetes was developed by Docker Inc. to make it easier to configure Kubernetes clusters running on top of the Docker Enterprise platform; now it

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Microservices: The More the Merrier or Meshy-er?

Microservices are here and the size of their deployment is growing. As discussed in Part 1 of our series, “Containers and Functions: Leveraging Ephemeral Infrastructure Effectively,” a successful journey through adoption of a container architecture and subsequent deployment of microservices does not happen with the flip of a switch or

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Docker Inc. Partners with Microsoft on Open Source CNAB Specification

Docker Inc. and Microsoft jointly announced today an open source Cloud Native Application Bundle (CNAB) specification for packaging and running distributed applications across multiple platforms, including Docker Engine, Kubernetes and cloud services. Announced at the DockerCon Europe 2018 conference, CNAB promises to simplify IT operations by making it easier to

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