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Why emphasize on the Edge? As we start using the edge computing in its true sense, I think we are approaching the edge of the technological renaissance. The Edge is becoming an essential element of all the upcoming and futuristic technologies. Some of the popular examples would be as shown in Fig. 1: Edge is …

We’re pleased to announce the release of OpenKruise 1.0, which is a CNCF Sandbox level project. OpenKruise is an extended component suite for Kubernetes, which mainly focuses on application automations, such as deployment, upgrade, ops and availability protection. Mostly features provided by OpenKruise are built primarily based on CRD extensions. They can work in pure Kubernetes clusters without …

The December 2020 “supply chain attack” against SolarWinds® is considered a landmark event in cybersecurity circles. This attack, resulting from security gaps in SolarWinds’ Orion software, allowed hackers to compromise the systems of hundreds of companies worldwide. Earlier, in 2017, hackers perpetrated the “NotPetya” supply chain attack. By planting a “backdoor” in widely-used accounting software, …

KubeCon North America 2021 – Breakout Session Recap I gave a breakout session at this year’s KubeCon North America titled “Stream vs. Batch: Leveraging M3 and Thanos for Real-Time Aggregation.” This blog is a recap of the topics and concepts discussed during the session. Visit our KubeCon North America events page for the full session recording. Why …

Speed (of change delivery, i.e. agility) or Reliability, that has been the question. You can go fast, or you can go reliable (and secure), which is it going to be? That was before research by the DevOps Research & Assessment program, captured in the wonderful book “Accelerate: The Science of Lean Software and Devops: Building …

Guest post originally published on Kong’s blog by David La Motta Let’s face it: In today’s modern world of cloud and containers, there are still thousands of legacy applications that were not written with an API-first approach. Some legacy systems can still provide tremendous value today, but the means for accessing them are completely out of date, …

Guest post originally published on Snapt’s blog by Iwan Price-Evans In this data-driven world, we capture data for just about everything in our software and hardware. User data, user behaviors, events, data flows, and the inner workings of our servers, virtual machines (VMs), and containers are all recorded. Applications expose ever more data to DevOps and IT …

Guest post originally published on SparkFabrik’s blog by SparkFabrik Team Kubernetes, the open-source container orchestration solution, is gaining an increasing amount of popularity – (recent data in fact shows that, in the AWS cloud, it is used by one in three companies. But what are the real benefits of adopting this technology? Typically, 5 key benefits can be identified: reduced application development and …

Guest post originally published on Linkerd’s blog by Eliza Weisman Linkerd 2.11 is here and with it are some cool new updates. One I am particularly excited about (full disclosure: I worked on it), is retries for HTTP requests with bodies. Linkerd has supported HTTP retries since version 2.2, but until now, we would only retry requests without bodies. …

This work is supported by Second State and FutureWei based on Open Source projects WasmEdge and seL4. Application containers, such as Docker, are a key driving force behind the growth of Cloud Native applications. However, while the Cloud-Native development paradigm has proven very popular, it is difficult to expand the Cloud-Native infrastructure beyond large data centers since application containers require significant amounts …