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ITOps Times: “Open-Source Project of the Week: CloudEvents”

April 16, 2021

CloudEvents is an open-source specification for describing event data. The project aims to simplify event declaration and delivery across services and platforms. It is currently still in active development under the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.

CNCF Adopts Ambassador’s API Gateway, Emissary Ingress

April 14, 2021

The Emissary Ingress open source ingress controller and API gateway for Kubernetes has joined the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) at the incubation level this week.

Container Journal: “CNCF Launches Integrated API Gateway and Ingress Controller Project”

April 13, 2021

The technical oversight committee for the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) announced today that an emissary-ingress gateway for application programming interfaces (APIs) and an ingress controller designed to run natively on Kubernetes, formerly known as Ambassador, has become an incubation-level project.

TechGenix: “Top 6 open source networking projects for a cloud native world”

April 13, 2021

With the ever-growing popularity and advantages of cloud and containers, organizations are increasingly adopting cloud-native applications and container-based infrastructure for running their business applications. To efficiently manage cloud infrastructure, networking tools play an important role. Having the right set of networking tools can help the network admin manage and operate the cloud-native apps. Here are some open-source networking projects network administrators can use for their cloud-native worlds:

DevOps.com: “11 Open Source DevOps Tools We Love For 2021”

April 12, 2021

DevOps isn’t just a cultural shift — it requires great tools to come to fruition. Below, we’ve pulled together a list of some of the most well-loved DevOps tools available today. But, throwing loads of money into fancy SaaS solutions can quickly gobble up the cloud budget. These DevOps tools all are open source, and enable everything from container builds and orchestration to microservices networking, configuration management, CI/CD automation, full-stack monitoring and more. Here are some of our favorite open source DevOps tools for 2021.

InfoQ: “Cheryl Hung on Trends in Cloud Native and DevOps for 2021”

April 11, 2021

In a recent keynote for The DEVOPS ConferenceCheryl Hung, VP Ecosystem for the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) shared her top 10 predictions for cloud native in the upcoming year. This includes improvements in cross cloud support, growth in GitOps and chaos engineering practices, and an increase in the adoption of FinOps.

Container Journal: “Kubernetes 1.21 Addresses Raft of Enterprise Issues”

April 10, 2021

The technical oversight committee (TOC) for Kubernetes today is releasing a 1.21 update that addresses a wide range of operational and security issues that should ultimately make the platform easier to manage and secure.

ITProToday: “Why GitOps Model Is the Future of DevOps”

March 31, 2021

In recent years, the nascent DevOps model known as GitOps has picked up momentum, with 2021 set to be a milestone year for a number of reasons.

JAXenter: “Women in Tech: Find the joy in the process of mastering a skill.”

March 24, 2021

Four years ago, we launched a diversity series aimed at bringing the most inspirational and powerful women in the tech scene to your attention. Today, we’d like you to meet Cheryl Hung, VP, Ecosystem at the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.

Container Journal: “Why Prometheus is an Essential Observability Tool”

March 22, 2021

Prometheus continues to remain as an essential tool for monitoring, and a key component in observability platforms for cloud-native environments in numerous organizations. As one of The Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s (CNCF) “fastest-growing” projects, the time series database is especially useful for gathering metrics about Kubernetes clusters, and is typically used with a Grafana dashboard as an observability tool for visualizations.