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Developing cloud native applications
Developing cloud native applications
By Ken Owens, Technologist and Innovation Engineer currently CTO Cloud Native Platforms at Cisco Systems and Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) representative *Blog originally posted on DevNetCreate.io Software engineering and developer communities are driving the market...
May 15, 2017

Diversity scholarship series: My experience at CloudNativeCon + KubeCon Europe 2017
Diversity scholarship series: My experience at CloudNativeCon + KubeCon Europe 2017
CNCF offered six diversity scholarships to developers to attend CloudNativeCon + KubeCon Europe 2017. In this post, our scholarship recipient Konrad Djimeli, University of Buea student, shares his experience meeting the community, participating in technical sessions and bringing his...
May 10, 2017

Where in the world is CNCF? Find us at these community events 🗓
Where in the world is CNCF? Find us at these community events 🗓
Throughout the next few weeks, CNCF is sponsoring, speaking and exhibiting at a number of exciting community events, including: Amazonia, OpenStack Summit Boston, OSCON, DevNet Create, Open Source Summit Japan, CoreOS Fest and LinuxCon + ContainerCon + CloudOpen...
May 8, 2017 | By Kristen Evans

Kubernetes making a splash at OpenStack Summit Boston (May 7-11)
Kubernetes making a splash at OpenStack Summit Boston (May 7-11)
By: OpenStack Special Interest Group leaders, Ihor Dvoretskyi from Mirantis and Steve Gordon from Red Hat, highlighting the status of collaboration between Kubernetes and OpenStack OpenStack Summit is happening next week in Boston (May 7-11). It is one...
May 5, 2017

CNCF brings Kubernetes, CoreDNS, OpenTracing and Prometheus to Google Summer of Code 2017
CNCF brings Kubernetes, CoreDNS, OpenTracing and Prometheus to Google Summer of Code 2017
The Google Summer of Code (GSOC) program allows university students (over the age of 18) from around the world to spend their summer breaks writing code and learning about open source development. Accepted students work with a mentor and become...
May 4, 2017 | By Chris Aniszczyk

Meeting challenges in using and deploying containers
Meeting challenges in using and deploying containers
The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) surveyed attendees at CloudNativeCon+ KubeCon in late 2016 on a range of topics related to container management and orchestration. In a previous blog, we examined the implications of survey results, in particular how Kubernetes had...
April 27, 2017 | By Sarah Conway

Service mesh: A critical component of the cloud native stack
Service mesh: A critical component of the cloud native stack
What’s a service mesh? And why do I need one? Originally published by William Morgan on Buoyant.io. tl;dr: A service mesh is a dedicated infrastructure layer for making service-to-service communication safe, fast, and reliable. If you’re building a cloud native...
April 26, 2017

Release update: Linkerd 1.0 and service mesh explained
Release update: Linkerd 1.0 and service mesh explained
Announcing Linkerd 1.0 Originally published by Oliver Gould. Today, we’re thrilled to announce Linkerd version 1.0. A little more than one year from our initial launch, Linkerd is part of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation and has a thriving community of...
April 25, 2017

Release update: Prometheus 1.6.1 and sneak peak at 2.0
Release update: Prometheus 1.6.1 and sneak peak at 2.0
Prometheus 1.6.1 After 1.5.0 earlier in the year, Prometheus 1.6.1 is now out. There’s a plethora of changes, so let’s dive in. The biggest change is to how memory is managed. The -storage.local.memory-chunks and -storage.local.max-chunks-to-persist flags have been replaced by -storage.local.target-heap-size. Prometheus will attempt to keep the heap...
April 24, 2017

Diversity scholarship series: One DevOps engineer’s perspective on CloudNativeCon + KubeCon Europe
Diversity scholarship series: One DevOps engineer’s perspective on CloudNativeCon + KubeCon Europe
CNCF offered six diversity scholarships to developers to attend CloudNativeCon + KubeCon Europe 2017. In this post, our scholarship recipient Lee Clench, DevOps Engineer for Capgemini, shares his experience attending sessions, meeting the community and participating in technical...
April 20, 2017