CNCF Pushes Forward with Kubernetes 1.13 Release

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has released Kubernetes 1.13, an update that formally makes available a kubeadm capability to make it easier to administer Kubernetes. Kubernetes 1.13 also makes available a much-anticipated Container Storage Interface (CSI), in addition to making open source CoreDNS now the default Domain Name System

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Containers and Functions: Leveraging Ephemeral Infrastructure Effectively

With containers, microservices and functions interweaving through modern application design, diligence is necessary to make sure you’re successfully navigating when to use containers and functions as application packaging technologies and how to employ post-deployment techniques. We all know this can be daunting—it’s an ephemeral world out there. Establishing a delivery

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CNCF Elevates Envoy Service Proxy Project

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) this week announced the open source Envoy service proxy software originally developed by Lyft has now graduated. Envoy becomes the third CNCF project to achieve this status, following Kubernetes container orchestration and the Prometheus container monitoring project. Matt Klein, software engineer at Lyft and

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AWS Adds MicroVMs for Containers and Serverless Computing Frameworks

Amazon Web Services (AWS) this week revealed it has developed a microVM dubbed Firecracker that it is using to isolate IT infrastructure resources more efficiently for customers using either the managed AWS Fargate container service or the AWS Lambda serverless computing framework. Announced at the AWS re:Invent 2018 conference, Firecracker

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Scalyr Brings Log Management to Kubernetes Clusters

As IT organizations embrace Kubernetes to deploy containerized applications, they are discovering a need for tools to manage a new type of cluster that is proliferating rapidly across the enterprise. To address that issue, Scalyr has added support for Kubernetes clusters to its hosted log management service. Scalyr CEO Steve

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Why You Should Incorporate AIOps Into Your Container Strategy

If you’ve been paying attention to container adoption in recent years, you’ve witnessed its steady growth. According to a report from Diamanti, 44 percent of the surveyed IT leaders plan to switch from virtual machines (VMs) to containers, and a separate survey shared that, by 2020, 83 percent of enterprise

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VMware Acquires Heptio to Add Kubernetes Expertise

VMware announced it is acquiring Heptio as part of an ongoing effort to extend its reach into clusters based on Kubernetes. Announced at VMworld Europe 2018 conference, the acquisition adds several Kubernetes management tools, along with a set of load balancing tools and a Heptio Ark disaster recovery application for

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Tripwire Adds Container Configuration Assessment Service

Tripwire has extended a set of DevOps tools for managing and securing applications based on containers to include a Docker container configuration assessment capability. Tim Erlin, vice president of product management and strategy for Tripwire, says this latest capability being added to the Tripwire for DevOps portfolio will make it

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Platform9 Extends Serverless Framework for Kubernetes

Platform9 has extended the open source Fission.io serverless computing framework it developed for Kubernetes clusters to include a range of additional capabilities intended to make the serverless framework more accessible within the context of a DevOps environment. Soam Vasani, a software engineer at Platform9 and creator of Fission.io., says serverless

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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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