Welcome to CNCF

Building sustainable ecosystems for cloud native software

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) hosts critical components of the global technology infrastructure. CNCF brings together the world’s top developers, end users, and vendors and runs the largest open source developer conferences. CNCF is part of the nonprofit Linux Foundation.

CNCF serves as the vendor-neutral home for many of the fastest-growing open source projects, including Kubernetes, Prometheus, and Envoy.

In Memoriam: Dan Kohn

November 20, 1972 – November 1, 2020
Former Executive Director of CNCF

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Upcoming events

Nov 30 – Dec 18, 2020
Virtual, United States
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October 12-15, 2021
Los Angeles, United States
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“CNCF events are without exception the smoothest (from the attendee side), highest value, and most welcoming I have attended in over thirty years of doing this.”

– Roger Klorese, SUSE

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Build and shape the cloud native ecosystem

Become a CNCF member

CNCF collaborates with more than 550 members, including all of the world’s largest cloud computing and software companies, as well as over 200 innovative startups. Join your peers in helping build and shape the cloud native ecosystem.

Latest announcements

Cloud Native Computing Foundation Announces etcd Graduation
November 24, 2020
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Cloud Native Computing Foundation Announces 2020 Community Awards Winners
November 20, 2020
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Global Technology Leaders and Organizations Join to Eradicate Racial Bias from Code
November 18, 2020

Latest blog posts

Success Story: Kubernetes Certifications Help Recent Graduate Stand Out From the Crowd and Quickly Obtain an Engineering Job
December 3, 2020
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My First KubeCon
December 2, 2020
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Kuma 1.0 GA Released With 70+ New Features & Improvements
December 1, 2020

Latest Tweets

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Get help navigating cloud native and open source

Join the CNCF End User Community

CNCF’s End User Community includes over 140 top companies and startups that depend on cloud native technologies and are committed to collaborative infrastructure development. The End User Community is an active participant in key technology decisions by CNCF-hosted projects.

Dave Zolotusky of Spotify and Alena Prokharchyk of Apple are the End User representatives to the Technical Oversight Committee.

End User case studies

Your career pathway through cloud native


Linux Foundation Training


CKA and CKAD Certifications

Latest cloud native jobs

Upcoming webinars