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In March 2022, NSA & CISA has issued a new version of the Kubernetes Hardening Guide – version 1.1. It updates the previous version that was released in August 2021. Kubernetes evolves fast, and Kubernetes adoption grows even quicker. Kubernetes has become a very popular target and therefore requires continuous enhancement of the protection measures. The approach that NSA & …

Explosive growth of web traffic and services is forcing organizations to modernize and optimize their infrastructures. Kubernetes is core to the strategy and modernization story, but it’s only one piece. As VMware engages with its customers, significant complexities and resource needs arise that are not always apparent in the planning stages of Kubernetes deployments. The …

Building a fault-tolerant application stack on top of a dynamic foundation UK fintech Bink’s mission is to reimagine loyalty programs — making them easier for everyone, including banks, shops, and customers. To achieve this, Bink developed a solution that links customer payment cards to any loyalty program and recognizes loyalty points every time people shop, connecting …

This past August at NGINX Sprint 2.0, I discussed the patterns we see customers adopt to successfully leverage cloud-native technologies when building modern apps. They are converting monoliths to microservices, adopting service meshes, and approaching the world from a “distributed and decoupled first” viewpoint. I’m not a huge fan of introducing YAT (yet another term), but one concept …

Next up in our blog series about Flux Security is how we implemented fuzzing in Flux and its controllers and how that makes things safer for you. Wikipedia explains Fuzzing like so: Fuzzing or fuzz testing is an automated software testing technique that involves providing invalid, unexpected, or random data as inputs to a computer program. The program is …

Though Kubernetes has grown in popularity, it still has a steep learning curve that can make it hard to adopt the technology. Those who can’t get past this initial hurdle are often left behind in the fast-paced field of software development. This article will introduce YAML files for Kubernetes object configuration. YAML provides a way to declaratively …

With each major shift in technology, we see new jobs with new titles emerge. Today, the biggest shift in infrastructure and application deployment is the widespread adoption of Kubernetes, and the latest job title we’re seeing is the “Kubernetes Operator.” This isn’t to be confused with the Kubernetes programmatic operator construct, which is a software extension used in …

New Relic (NYSE: NEWR), the observability company, today launched a new Kubernetes experience that brings together Kubernetes application and cluster performance data in a single user interface within New Relic One Application Performance Monitoring (APM), to help developers build more performant applications. In addition to removing silos between APM and infrastructure monitoring, engineers are alerted of …

mTLSing services with Linkerd at scale without impacting developer productivity At Finleap Connect, we operate multiple high-density bare-metal Kubernetes clusters with up to 5,000 pods — keeping our customers’ highly sensitive financial data safe is business-critical. Needless to say, security is paramount. In this blog post, I’ll share how Connect’s cloud team migrated its entire platform …

We launched GKE Autopilot last year and since then, we’ve been hard at work adding additional functionality to deliver a fully featured, fully managed Kubernetes platform. Today, we’re excited to introduce Anthos Service Mesh availability on GKE Autopilot Clusters. (Not familiar with GKE Autopilot or Anthos Service Mesh yet? Check out the Autopilot breakout session …