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Computer Weekly: “Kubernetes networking evolves: Cilium joins CNCF as an incubator”
Computer Weekly: “Kubernetes networking evolves: Cilium joins CNCF as an incubator” October 14, 2021
Cilium (pronounced ‘see-lee-um’) provides networking, security and observability for cloud native environments by acting as a CNI (Container Network Interface) and enhanced networking layer for Kubernetes using eBPF (extended Berkley Packet Filter).

Forbes: “Software’s Big Skill-Up, Learning The Way To Cloud-Native”
Forbes: “Software’s Big Skill-Up, Learning The Way To Cloud-Native” October 14, 2021
Cloud-native is difficult. Actually, it’s not, the saying is borrowed from ‘Life is difficult’, the opening lines of M. Scott Peck’s seminal human psyche analysis book The Road Less Traveled. Cloud actually isn’t inherently difficult at all because...

Toolbox IT: “Just 9% of Organizations Have Fully Documented Cloud Security Procedures: CNCF”
Toolbox IT: “Just 9% of Organizations Have Fully Documented Cloud Security Procedures: CNCF” October 13, 2021
Despite being up to speed on the importance of modernizing security implementations in the cloud, a huge chunk of professionals said their organizations are lagging behind. Responses from these professionals to a CNCF survey indicate that organizations need...

IT Ops Times: “KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2021: GitLab Operator; Falco updates; and Red Hat OpenShift latest version”
IT Ops Times: “KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2021: GitLab Operator; Falco updates; and Red Hat OpenShift latest version” October 13, 2021
KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2021 kicked off earlier this week, and the event has resulted in a number of Kubernetes and cloud-native companies announcing updates to their platforms. 

Computer Weekly: “CNCF: Cloud needs diverse networks, apps, data… and people”
Computer Weekly: “CNCF: Cloud needs diverse networks, apps, data… and people” October 13, 2021
Cloud comes in many shapes, sizes, specialisms, flavours and optimisations.

InfoWorld: “CNCF and Linux Foundation launch entry-level Kubernetes certification”
InfoWorld: “CNCF and Linux Foundation launch entry-level Kubernetes certification” October 13, 2021
The Linux Foundation and Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) are launching their fourth Kubernetes certification, after receiving huge levels of demand for a more entry-level qualification.

DevClass: “Argo Rollouts celebrates “biggest release ever”, Events and Workflows throw in usability improvements”
DevClass: “Argo Rollouts celebrates “biggest release ever”, Events and Workflows throw in usability improvements” October 13, 2021
While the last feature release of Argo flagship Argo CD is a couple of months old already, contributors have been busy moving projects Rollouts, Events and Workflows along, so that they’re now available in versions 1.1, 3.2, and...

Virtualization Review: “Cloud Native Security Survey: Kubernetes Defaults ‘Too Open'”
Virtualization Review: “Cloud Native Security Survey: Kubernetes Defaults ‘Too Open'” October 12, 2021
Respondents to a cloud native security survey said default settings for the Kubernetes container orchestration platform are “too open.” That problem hinders secure production deployments and will require effort and maturity to solve, according to a new post...

The New Stack: “Data on Kubernetes: Operators, Tools Need Standardization”
The New Stack: “Data on Kubernetes: Operators, Tools Need Standardization” October 12, 2021
When it was introduced to the world, Kubernetes showed off its ability to easily juggle stateless workloads — those workloads that did not need to interact with some form of permanently stored data. Over time, however, the open...

The New Stack: “EmpowerUs At KubeCon: How Can Women Gain Influence In Tech?”
The New Stack: “EmpowerUs At KubeCon: How Can Women Gain Influence In Tech?” October 11, 2021
Women make up half of the U.S. workforce overall, but in tech jobs, we’re woefully underrepresented: Depending on the source, the reported figure hovers in the mid-20s/low-30s percentile.