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How Jaeger helped Grafana Labs improve query performance and root out tough bugs
How Jaeger helped Grafana Labs improve query performance and root out tough bugs
The company behind the popular open source Grafana project, Grafana Labs offers customers a hosted metrics platform called Grafana Cloud, which incorporates Metrictank, a Graphite-compatible metrics service, and Cortex, the CNCF sandbox project for multitenant, horizontally scalable Prometheus-as-a-Service....
December 11, 2019

AutoTiKV: TiKV tuning made easy by AI and machine learning
AutoTiKV: TiKV tuning made easy by AI and machine learning
Guest post originally published in Chinese by Yuanli Wang, PingCap Modern database management systems (DBMS) are notorious for being complicated and having too many configuration options-or “knobs”- that mostly determine how the system performs. The traditional way of...
December 10, 2019

CNCF TOC governance structure + elections 2020
CNCF TOC governance structure + elections 2020
The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has three main bodies: a Governing Board (GB) that is responsible for marketing, budget and other business oversight decisions for the CNCF, a Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) that is responsible for defining and maintaining the technical...
December 6, 2019 | By Amye Scavarda Perrin

CNCF to participate again in the community bridge mentorship program
CNCF to participate again in the community bridge mentorship program
I’m happy to announce that CNCF will participate again in the Community Bridge Mentorship program. As well as Google Summer of Code and Outreachy, Community Bridge is a platform that brings an opportunity to offer paid internships and...
December 5, 2019 | By Ihor Dvoretskyi

How Kubernetes has been ‘transformational’ to productivity and culture at uSwitch
How Kubernetes has been ‘transformational’ to productivity and culture at uSwitch
When it was founded in 2000, uSwitch helped consumers in the U.K. compare prices for their utilities. The company eventually expanded to include comparison and switching tools for a wide range of verticals, including broadband service, credit cards,...
December 4, 2019

Kubernetes audit: making log auditing a viable practice again
Kubernetes audit: making log auditing a viable practice again
Originally published on Alcide Blog by Nitzan Niv In the security world, one of the most established methods to identify that a system was compromised, abused or mis-configured is to collect logs of all the activity performed by...
December 3, 2019

Case study: TiKV in JD Cloud
Case study: TiKV in JD Cloud
Guest post by Can Cui, Infrastructure Specialist at JD Cloud JD Cloud, is a full-service cloud computing platform and integrated cloud service provider. Like Microsoft Azure, we deliver comprehensive cloud computing services ranging from infrastructure building and strategic...
November 26, 2019

How Slack leverages Vitess to keep up with its ever-growing storage needs
How Slack leverages Vitess to keep up with its ever-growing storage needs
If you live on Slack, multiply your usage by millions of active users worldwide and you’ll quickly understand why the company ran into data storage challenges. In the fall of 2016, Slack was dealing with hundreds of thousands...
November 25, 2019

Announcing the CNCF job board
Announcing the CNCF job board
We are excited to announce the availability of the CNCF job board, the official job board of CNCF. According to the 2018 Linux Foundation Open Source Jobs Report, containers are rapidly growing in popularity and importance, with 57%...
November 19, 2019

kubectl flags in your plugin
kubectl flags in your plugin
Originally posted by Gianluca Arbezzano on Gianarb.it This is not at all a new topic, no hacking involved, but it is something everybody needs to know where we design kubectl plugin. I was recently working at one and...
November 15, 2019