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DevOps.com: “KubeCon Coverage: Incentivizing the DevSecOps Culture”

November 23, 2020

Just as DevOps set to de-silo development and operations teams, the DevSecOps movement is bringing security to the same table. A shift-left security mindset is permeating much discussion of late.

InformationWeek: “Apple Discusses Going Cloud Native and the Growing Pains”

November 20, 2020

Moving to a new platform for cloud-native application development included discussions of tradeoffs and training to get teams to embrace change.

SiliconANGLE: “Spotify scales its infrastructure with thousands of microservices, open source, and “fail faster” approach”

November 20, 2020

Spotify AB can instantly deliver nearly any song available to hundreds of millions of users around the world. The company has experienced meteoric growth and now offers a huge amount of podcast content as well. Its total monthly average users grew 29% year over year, to 320 million, in the third quarter of this year. Such an accomplishment relies on a significant and complicated infrastructure that must scale with a constantly growing business — a mammoth undertaking, no doubt.

SDxCentral: “Kubernetes Complexity Continues to Challenge Vendor Lock-In Concerns”

November 19, 2020

Kubernetes complexity is forcing end-users to decide if they want to manage their container deployments themselves or rely on established platforms from vendors like VMware and Red Hat, which come with a form of lock in that they are trying to avoid.

The New Stack: “Kyverno, a New CNCF Sandbox Project, Offers Kubernetes-Native Policy Management”

November 19, 2020

Kyverno, the open source Kubernetes-native policy engine built by Nirmata, has joined the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) this week at the sandbox level. The development team hopes the software will help adoption of Kubernetes policies, by providing a method for doing so with native tools and languages, rather than requiring users to learn and adopt new ones.

ADTMag: “CNCF Survey ‘Takes the Pulse’ of the Global Cloud Native Community”

November 19, 2020

This week’s KubeCon + Cloud Native online event, wrapping up today, dominated our headlines this week, and for good reason. The flagship conference of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) was chock-a-block with vendor announcements and Kubernetes community news.

Container Journal: “CNCF Survey Finds Increased Dependency on Containers, Kubernetes”

November 19, 2020

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) this week published the results of a global survey of 1.324 IT professionals that finds 92% of respondents are now running containers in production environments, with 83% reporting they are also employing Kubernetes in those environments. That compares to last year’s results that showed 84% that were running containers and 78% that were running Kubernetes in production environments.

SiliconANGLE: “CERN explores the universe with the help of Kubernetes and the Cloud Native Computing Foundation”

November 19, 2020

What is dark matter or dark energy? Why don’t we see antimatter? These are questions that help us understand the origin of the universe.

CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, is one of the world’s largest and most respected centers for scientific research. Its purpose is to find out what the universe is made of and how it works through physics and probing the fundamental structure of particles that make up everything around us. Using the world’s largest and most complex scientific instruments, the organization provides a unique range of particle accelerator facilities to researchers to advance society’s knowledge of the universe.

EnterpriseAI: “Cloud Effort Looks to ‘Turbocharge’ Telecom Networks”

November 19, 2020

The convergence of cloud computing and high-bandwidth telecommunication networks has spawned an industry group to begin forging best practices for using cloud-native frameworks in telecom while defining cloud-native network functions

The Register: “Linux Foundation, IBM, Cisco and others back ‘Inclusive Naming Initiative’ to change nasty tech terms”

November 19, 2020

A new group called the “Inclusive Naming Initiative” has revealed its existence and mission “to help companies and projects remove all harmful and unclear language of any kind and replace it with an agreed-upon set of neutral terms.”