NetApp Acquires StackPointCloud to Stake Kubernetes Claim

NetApp this week signaled a significant expansion of its cloud-native computing ambitions by acquiring StackPointCloud, a provider of a Kubernetes-as-a-service platform. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Anthony Lye, general manager for cloud data services at NetApp, says it’s already clear Kubernetes will become a de facto standard for

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CNCF Advances Linkerd Service Mesh Project

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) this week released an update to the Linkerd project that makes the open source service mesh platform smaller, faster and more accessible to IT organizations. William Morgan, CEO of Buoyant, which contributed Linkerd to the CNCF last year, says a new “sidecar” architecture now

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Ixia Brings Packet-Level Visibility to Workloads on Containers

Ixia, a unit of Keysight Business, has extended the reach of the Ixia CloudLens visibility platform into the realm of containers. Sushil Srinivasan, senior product manager for Ixia, says the company’s software-as-a-service (SaaS) application makes use of network taps to provide real-time visibility into network traffic at the packet level.

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LINBIT Brings Persistent Block Storage to Kubernetes

LINBIT today announced it has made support for Kubernetes clusters generally available on its open source software-defined storage (SDS) software that now integrates with the open source MariaDB relational database. The LINBIT SDS offering combines open source LINSTOR volume and configuration management software for block storage and DRBD, the robust

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MapR Extends Platform for AI, More Security Tools

MapR Technologies has added a number of new features to the MapR Data Platform, including the addition of direct support for artificial intelligence (AI) applications. The new capabilities the platform now offers help to further extend the number of cloud and server structures it can accommodate on a single platform

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Sumo Logic Brings Machine Data Analytics to Docker and Kubernetes

Sumo Logic this week announced that its cloud-based platform for analyzing machine data now supports Docker containers as well as Kubernetes and the Amazon EKS cloud service. In addition, Sumo Logic has added support for performance metrics and metadata accessed via the the open source standard Prometheus container monitoring software

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LINBIT to Bring Open Source Block Storage to Containers

Containerized applications now can access block storage typically accessed by high-performance storage systems supporting enterprise applications based on relational databases thanks to LINBIT. Available now in beta, LINSTOR is block storage software native to containers and is compatible with both Kubernetes clusters and the OpenShift platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environment from Red

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Stackpoint Simplifies Mastering Istio Routing Tables

StackPointCloud wants to make it easier for developers to master the networking complexities associated with deploying microservices when using the Istio service mesh running on top of a Kubernetes cluster. Company CEO Matt Baldwin says the latest version of the Stackpoint.io platform provides a dashboard through which traffic rules can

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