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Computing: "Monzo: we learned a lot from self-hosting Kubernetes, but we wouldn't do it again"

August 20, 2020

UK challenger bank Monzo was an early adopter of Kubernetes, using microservices, Docker containers and version 1.2 of the container orchestration platform to scale its operations rapidly. After five years it has built a customer base of 4 million customers

InformationWeek: "KubeCon + CloudNativeCon shows enterprise software dev growth"

August 20, 2020

The shift to online due to COVID-19 has led to an increased need for compute and cloud native, according to Priyanka Sharma, general manager for the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). She shared that and other perspectives during a press panel held during this week’s Kubecon + CloudNativeCon, a gathering of open source and cloud native technologists held virtually this year and hosted by the CNCF.

DevClass: "Prometheus, isn’t it? CNCF rounds off community shindig by slipping Thanos and Cortex into incubator"

August 20, 2020

With no significant project update available in time for CloudNativeCon, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation has stretched its incubator to 21 by welcoming monitoring projects Thanos and Cortex in. The new status and the associated determination to invest in their proliferation can be seen as a bow to the importance of CNCF project Prometheus – after all, both come with a strong focus on extending the monitoring platform’s capabilities.

SearchITOperations: "GitOps gains momentum among Kubernetes deployment tools"

August 19, 2020

Argo CD is a GitOps tool created at Intuit that moved to incubation within the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) in April. It generated buzz during the KubeCon/CloudNativeCon EU virtual event this week after Red Hat said it will participate in the open source project and integrate Argo with its OpenShift Kubernetes platform. Large enterprises with complex Kubernetes deployments in production, such as American Express, are also conducting proof-of-concept tests with Argo and other, similar GitOps tools.

Computer Weekly: “Linux Foundation showcases the greater good of open source”

August 19, 2020

The role of open source collaboration was highlighted during a presentation to tie in with the start of the Linux Foundation’s KubeCon and Cloud Native Computing Forum (CNCF) virtual conferences.

ContainerJournal: "CNCF: cloud-native ecosystem expansion continues"

August 19, 2020

The overall size of the cloud-native developer community appears to be now growing at a rate of roughly 28% annually, noted Priyanka Sharma, general manager for the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), during her keynote this week at the online KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2020 conference.

ITOps Times: "KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU: Carbon Relay releases Red Sky Ops free edition, Cloudtamer.io and Kublr announce integration, and more"

August 18, 2020

The virtual KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU kicked off yesterday, and a number of cloud-native companies announced new offerings and updates to existing products.

ITOps Times: "What’s coming in Kubernetes 1.19"

August 18, 2020

The latest release of the open-source container-orchestration system Kubernetes is expected next month. Kubernetes 1.19 is expected to have 34 new enhancements with 10 brand new features, eight newly stable features, two management changes and 14 improvements to existing features.

SiliconANGLE: "Open source shows its enterprise value as CNCF moves through its fifth year"

August 18, 2020

As the Cloud Native Computing Foundation marks its fifth year of operation, the group’s growing range of projects highlights an important milestone for open-source computing. With continued expansion of the cloud native community and more companies, including many of the world’s largest enterprises, becoming involved, open source is beginning to define its own value.

SiliconANGLE: "Traditional enterprise tests the waters of the open-source community pool as cloud native gains mainstream approval"

August 18, 2020

Open-source software is no longer the domain of hard-core technology firms. As companies such as Conde Nast International Inc. and American Express Co. dip their toes into the community pool, major enterprise adoption is slowly becoming a thing.