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Box: An early adopter envisions a new cloud platform
Box: An early adopter envisions a new cloud platform
In the summer of 2014, Box was feeling the pain of a decade’s worth of hardware and software infrastructure that wasn’t keeping up with the company’s needs. A platform that allows its more than 50 million users (including...
June 29, 2017 | By Kaitlyn Barnard

Survey shows Kubernetes leading as orchestration platform
Survey shows Kubernetes leading as orchestration platform
In conjunction with CloudNativeCon + KubeCon Europe (March 29-30, 2017), the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) conducted a survey of our attendees. More than 430 conference attendees (out of 1500) completed the survey, with a majority of respondents (54%) coming...
June 28, 2017 | By Sarah Conway

Prometheus user profile: How Europace discovered Prometheus
Prometheus user profile: How Europace discovered Prometheus
Europace is a Germany-based developer of the country’s largest platform for mortgages, building finance products and personal loans – linking banks, insurers and financial product distributors and enabling users to execute 35,000 transactions each month. Europace moved its monitoring...
June 21, 2017 | By Kristen Evans

CoreDNS-008 release
CoreDNS-008 release
By John Belamaric  Email  Twitter  GitHub On June 14, 2017, CoreDNS-008 released! CoreDNS is a DNS server that chains middleware, where each middleware implements a DNS feature. Release v008 has a lot of content, with new middleware and major features added to...
June 19, 2017

Sign-up for the Kubernetes beta certification exam
Sign-up for the Kubernetes beta certification exam
The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) is collaborating with The Linux Foundation to create an inaugural exam certification for the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) program. As the fourth highest velocity open source projects, Kubernetes use is exploding. This certification program will...
June 15, 2017

Outside developer perspective: CNCF
Outside developer perspective: CNCF
Gianluca Arbezzano is a full stack developer at InfluxDB, a Docker captain and contributor and maintainer of different oss projects. Passionate about modern monitoring and furthering cloud native technologies, Gianluca recently wrote about his first experience with the...
June 14, 2017

The 30 highest Velocity open source projects
The 30 highest Velocity open source projects
Open Source projects exhibit natural increasing returns to scale. That’s because most developers are interested in using and participating in the largest projects, and the projects with the most developers are more likely to quickly fix bugs, add...
June 5, 2017 | By Dan Kohn

Open source software fuels explosive startup growth and goes mainstream
Open source software fuels explosive startup growth and goes mainstream
Last week, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation and Battery Ventures hosted an interactive discussion on the explosive growth of open source software in San Francisco. Event slides can be found here. In SF? Learn about open source and...
June 1, 2017

Prometheus user profile: Compose explains their monitoring journey from Graphite + InfluxDB to Prometheus
Prometheus user profile: Compose explains their monitoring journey from Graphite + InfluxDB to Prometheus
Compose is a fully-managed platform used by developers to deploy, host and scale databases. Its platform streamlines spinning up and managing MongoDB, Elasticsearch, Redis, RethinkDB, PostgreSQL, MySQL, RabbitMQ and etcd databases – both for single developers hacking away...
May 26, 2017 | By Kristen Evans

CNCF hosts Container Networking Interface (CNI)
CNCF hosts Container Networking Interface (CNI)
Today, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) voted to accept CNI (Container Networking Interface) as the 10th hosted project alongside Kubernetes, Prometheus, OpenTracing, Fluentd, Linkerd, gRPC, CoreDNS, containerd, and rkt. Container-based applications are rapidly moving into...
May 23, 2017 | By Natasha Woods