Its purpose is to show the ability to run the same networking code running as VNFs on OpenStack and as CNF’s on Kubernetes.
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Mirantis scored an eight-figure, multi-year deal to provide the carrier with core infrastructure software that has Kubernetes running on bare metal on-premises.
Red Hat and Affirmed Networks helped with the deployment. Turkcell is on track to have 40 percent of its voice and data services capacity virtualized by year-end.
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.
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.
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.
Jonathan Bryce, the executive director of the OpenStack Foundation, said that the scope of edge computing is extremely large, and StarlingX is needed to fill one of the spaces in the stack.
The vendor is taking advantage of OpenStack and virtualization platforms like containers and the container environment.
The SNAPS-Kubernetes platform helps to deliver virtual network functions that use fewer resources, are more fault-tolerant, and can scale quickly to meet demand.
Under EQT’s ownership, SUSE will become a fully independent business. It has been operating as a semi-independent business of Micro Focus.
CNCF Executive Director Dan Kohn said the group is focused during the second-half of this year on seeing if Kubernetes can take on a greater role in shaping the future of cloud architecture.
AT&T, Google, and Microsoft highlighted significant progress for the ecosystem, but an enterprise survey showed most remain on the sidelines of actual deployment.
Mirantis looks to the space where applications people and infrastructure people intersect.
The project claims greater security than traditional containers by tapping into virtual machine schema but remains compatible with Docker and Kubernetes in the container ecosystem.