Etcd Joins CNCF’s Growing Cache of Open Source Projects Etcd is the primary storage location for Kubernetes and needs to be established before Kubernetes can be run on a system.
Arista Works With Red Hat and Tigera on Container Environments for Enterprises The collaboration focuses on the three biggest container pain areas for enterprises: 1) networking; 2) visibility; and 3) security.
VMware Rolls Out NSX Service Mesh Based on Istio The NSX Service Mesh beta will initially support Cloud PKS (formerly known as VMware Kubernetes Engine or VKE), but VMware plans to extend it to any Kubernetes environment.
Pivotal Picks Kubernetes, Knative to Bust Serverless Siloes The Pivotal Function Service is the first multi-cloud packaging of the Kubernetes-based Knative project and operates alongside the Pivotal Application Service and Pivotal Container Service.
VMware CEO Lists Top 3 Priorities for 2019: NSX, Cloud, and Containers “Obviously I love my vSAN child. It’s not as important as my NSX child,” VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger said, referring to VMware’s software-defined storage and networking platform, respectively.
Kubernetes Discloses Major Security Flaw It affects all Kubernetes-based products and services, and it gives hackers full administrative privileges on any compute node being run in a Kubernetes cluster.
Container Adoption Has Nearly Doubled in Last Year, Says Portworx Survey IT professionals list Microsoft Azure as the best cloud provider in terms of cost effectiveness, having the most advanced tools, reliability, and having the best support for container environments.
Juniper Buys Composable Infrastructure Firm HTBASE The deal will bring storage to Contrail’s multicloud product as well as expand Juniper’s edge computing portfolio.
Envoy Joins Kubernetes, Prometheus With a CNCF Diploma The service mesh proxy was initially developed by Lyft and breezed through the CNCF incubation process a year faster than its fellow graduates.
AWS Firecracker Further Blurs Container, Serverless Management The open source platform acts as a next-generation hypervisor targeted at modern architectures and already powers AWS' Lambda and Fargate services.
Red Hat Buys Hybrid Cloud Data Management Provider NooBaa NooBaa’s hybrid and multi-cloud management technology will be integrated with Red Hat’s storage offerings.
VMware Wavefront’s AI Genie Automates Anomaly Detection The vendor updated its cloud-native monitoring platform with new microservices capabilities and automated anomaly detection across infrastructure and applications.
Google Drives Direct Istio Access Into Google Kubernetes Engine Within GKE, Istio will collect telemetry about a running container and send that information to either Stackdriver or Prometheus to allow an organization to monitor the health of that container.
Economic Recession Could Drive Serverless Standardization, Consolidation “When there is an economic recession that is when people pull in their horns," says Forrester VP John Rymer.
IBM Boosts Cloud Migration, Management Its Cloud Migration Factory platform gained new automation features, while its Multicloud Management Platform was infused with ServiceNow support.
Nokia Veers From Red Hat OpenStack With Latest CloudBand Update The latest update uses an in-house developed open source version of OpenStack that provides for more agility and a smaller footprint to support edge computing environments.
Rancher Labs Ropes Tencent, Alibaba, Huawei Support Into Container Platform The company now supports the six largest Kubernetes providers in the world.
Red Hat Squeezes OpenStack, OpenShift Closer Together The OpenStack Platform 14 update makes it easier to install and run OpenShift in that environment and to run Kubernetes-orchestrated containers on bare metal.
OpenStack Expands With New Projects, Canonical’s CEO Is Not Thrilled About It According to the OpenStack Foundation board the new strategy reflects the desire of OpenStack users. But Canonical’s CEO thinks it distracts from the group’s core mission.
VMware’s Heptio Deal Shows the Open Source Water Is Warm and Inviting Some expect the open source M&A wave to hit its apex next year. I say "why wait?"