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CNCF archives the rkt project

Posted on August 16, 2019 By Chris Aniszczyk

As part of a new Archiving Process initiated earlier this year, CNCF announced today that the Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) has voted to archive the rkt project. All open source projects are subject to a lifecycle and can…

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Announcing the initial release of rktlet, the rkt CRI implementation

Posted on November 29, 2017

by Iago López Galeiras and originally posted on Kinvolk.io We are happy to announce the initial release of rktlet, the rkt implementation of the Kubernetes Container Runtime Interface. This is a preview…

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The New Stack: "CNCF accepts both Docker’s containerd and CoreOS’ rkt as Incubation Projects"

Posted on March 31, 2017

In a unanimous voting process that concluded Wednesday during KubeCon in Berlin, The Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s Technical Oversight Committee approved Docker Inc.’s motion to donate containerd – the current incarnation of…

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ServerWatch: "Containerd and rkt Now Official CNCF Projects"

Posted on March 30, 2017

Dan Kohn, executive director of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), kicked off the Kubecon CloudNative EU event here today with a pair of official announcements. As expected, and reported by ServerWatch…

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rkt: The pod-native container engine launches in the CNCF

Posted on March 29, 2017

By: Jonathan Boulle, rkt project co-founder, CNCF TOC representative, and head of containers and Berlin site lead at CoreOS Earlier this month, we announced that CoreOS made a proposal to add rkt,…


Cloud Native Computing Foundation becomes home to Pod-Native container engine project rkt

Posted on March 29, 2017

Container execution solutions to benefit from Foundation fostering community building and interoperability in cloud-native computing technology BERLIN – CloudNativeCon + KubeCon Europe – March 29, 2017 – T​he Cloud Native Computing Foundation, which is…

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SDxCentral: "CoreOS donates its rkt container technology to CNCF"

Posted on March 17, 2017

At the same time that Docker offered to donate its containerd technology to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), CoreOS did the same with its competing rkt. Containerd (pronounced “container dee”) and…

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Solving configuration drift using GitOps with Argo CD

Posted on December 17, 2020 By Kostis Kapelonis

Argo CD (part of the Argo project) is a deployment solution for Kubernetes that follows the GitOps paradigm.  Deploying to Kubernetes with Argo CD In the most basic scenario, Argo CD continuously…

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CNCF joins Google Summer of Code 2019 with 17 interns, projects for containerd, CoreDNS, Kubernetes, OPA, Prometheus, Rook and more

Posted on August 23, 2019

Since 2005, the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) program has accepted thousands of university students from around the world to spend their summer holiday writing code and learning about the open source community. This…

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TOC approves CNCF SIGs and creates security and storage SIGs

Posted on June 24, 2019

Earlier this year, the Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) voted to create CNCF Special Interest Groups (SIGs). CNCF SIGs are currently being bootstrapped in various focus areas and primarily led by recognized experts and…