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TOC votes to move Falco into CNCF incubator

January 8, 2020

Today, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) voted to accept Falco as an incubation-level hosted project. Falco, which entered the CNCF Sandbox in October 2018, is an open source Kubernetes runtime security…

A look back at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon San Diego 2019

January 7, 2020

Following our BIGGEST KubeCon + CloudNativeCon event yet, we wanted to share a snapshot of the notable highlights and news from KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA 2019 in San Diego! This year we…

Kubernetes knights at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA ’19

December 17, 2019

Guest blog by Pankaj Gupta from Citrix KubeCon + CloudNativeCon San Diego 2019 was the place to take stock and ponder the progress being made with Kubernetes. It was also the place…

Kubernetes 101

December 16, 2019

Guest post by Jef Spaleta, Sensu, originally published on the Sensu blog The appeal of running workloads in containers is intuitive and there are numerous reasons to do so. Shipping a process…

FAQ for December 2019 TOC nominations

December 13, 2019 By Amye Scavarda Perrin

FAQ for December 2019 TOC Nominations How many seats? There are 5 seats to nominate: 3 from the Governing Board (GB), 1 from the end user community, 1 from the maintainers of…

Does testing Kubernetes conformance leave you in the dark? Get progress updates as tests run

December 13, 2019

Guest post originally published on Sonobuoy, by John Schnake In Sonobuoy 0.15.4, we introduced the ability for plugins to report their plugin’s progress to Sonobuoy by using a customizable webhook. Reporting status…

Demystifying Kubernetes as a service – How Alibaba cloud manages 10,000s of Kubernetes clusters

December 12, 2019

Guest post by Zhimin Tang, Xiang Li and Fei Guo of Alibaba Abstract Since 2015, the Alibaba Cloud Container Service for Kubernetes (ACK) has been one of the fastest growing cloud services…

How Jaeger helped Grafana Labs improve query performance and root out tough bugs

December 11, 2019

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…

AutoTiKV: TiKV tuning made easy by AI and machine learning

December 10, 2019

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…

CNCF TOC governance structure + elections 2020

December 6, 2019 By Amye Scavarda Perrin

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…