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During my last 20 years of IT projects and consultancy across enterprise businesses, I have seen recurring patterns being implemented to deliver a resilient IT strategy. Challenges across security, operation, innovation, data strategy, and insights are very common for enterprises looking to modernize. 2020 has so far proven to be a very challenging year for …

Our mission at Google Cloud is to accelerate your ability to digitally transform and reimagine your business through data-powered innovation. To stay true to our mission we made the choice to embrace an open cloud approach early on. This is reflected in our contributions to projects like Kubernetes, TensorFlow, Knative, Go and many more. On …

New Relic, Inc., a leader in observability, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Pixie Labs, a next generation machine intelligence observability solution for developers using Kubernetes. Pixie dramatically simplifies the process of troubleshooting and live debugging applications in Kubernetes environments by providing instant access to telemetry data without the need to manually …

Lockheed Martin successfully conducted a flight test mission featuring distributed processing onboard the U-2 Dragon Lady via Kubernetes containerization technology. The demonstration is a critical steppingstone toward creating a DevSecOps environment to enable the delivery of enhanced software capability to airborne assets in real-time. “The U-2 Kubernetes demonstration from mid-November not only advances the deployment …

The Linux Foundation’s Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) and the Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard (LISH) announced the release of a new report, “Report on the 2020 FOSS Contributor Survey,” which details the findings of a contributor survey administered by the organizations and focused on how contributors engage with open source software. The research …

One install, one cluster, snap! We’re excited to announce that EKS is available outside of AWS, on any Ubuntu system, with the EKS snap. This announcement builds on the existing collaboration between Amazon and Canonical to ensure the quality, security, and usability of Ubuntu-based EKS clusters on AWS. “Amazon EKS Distro (EKS-D) builds on our …

We are excited to announce integration between Tanzu Mission Control and Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Service, a component of vSphere 7 with Tanzu. With this integration, customers can centrally provision and manage the lifecycle of Tanzu Kubernetes clusters on vSphere 7 across multiple vCenter Server instances and/or multiple data centers via Tanzu Mission Control. This integration …

Guest post originally published on StackHawk’s blog by Zachary Conger, Senior DevOps Engineer at StackHawk Overview We love containers. At StackHawk we have always been fans of containers. From day one we made the decision to ship HawkScan (our application security scanning engine) as a container, and this is part of what makes it simple …

Canonical has published the LTS Docker Image Portfolio, a curated set of secure container application images, on Docker Hub. The LTS Docker Image Portfolio comes with up to ten years Extended Security Maintenance by Canonical. “LTS Images are built on trusted infrastructure, in a secure environment, with guarantees of stable security updates,” said Mark Lewis, …

Kubernetes upgrades are always a tough undertaking when your clusters are running smoothly. Upgrades are necessary as every three months, Kubernetes releases a new version. If you do not upgrade your Kubernetes clusters, within a year, you can fall far behind. Rancher has always focused on solving problems, and they are at it again with …