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ZDNet: “Kubernetes 1.24 Stargazer: An exceptional release with two major changes”
ZDNet: “Kubernetes 1.24 Stargazer: An exceptional release with two major changes” May 5, 2022
Kubernetes, everyone’s favorite container orchestrator, in its latest release, Kubernetes 1.24 Stargazer, has made two major changes: The developers dropped support for the Docker Engine container runtime and added supply chain security via Sigstore. First, don’t start hyperventilating...

The Register: “Dockershim deprecated with release of Kubernetes 1.24”
The Register: “Dockershim deprecated with release of Kubernetes 1.24” May 5, 2022
The day has come. At long last Dockershim is dead. The removal was one of several notable changes that came with today’s Kubernetes 1.24 release. The shift on Dockershim has broad albeit well-documented implications for those running Kubernetes...

Container Journal: “Kubernetes 1.24 Release Arrives to Finally Deprecate Dockershim”
Container Journal: “Kubernetes 1.24 Release Arrives to Finally Deprecate Dockershim” May 5, 2022
The Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) for Kubernetes today announced it released a long-anticipated update that formally removes support for a Dockershim interface that enables Docker, Inc.’s DockerEngine runtime to run on Kubernetes clusters.

VentureBeat: “Spotify dances to the open source beat”
VentureBeat: “Spotify dances to the open source beat” April 22, 2022
Just about every technology company under the sun wants to align themselves with the open source sphere, whether it’s Facebook open-sourcing its own internal projects or Microsoft doling out north of $7 billion to acquire one of the...

InfoQ: “Kubernetes Crosses the Chasm, and Other Lessons from the 2021 CNCF Survey”
InfoQ: “Kubernetes Crosses the Chasm, and Other Lessons from the 2021 CNCF Survey” April 12, 2022
You know I love a good survey, so let’s take a look at the Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s 2021 annual survey. They asked 2,302 respondents how they use Kubernetes and the more general category of cloud-native tools. The major conclusion...

InfoQ: “Software Supply Chain Security Project in-toto Accepted into CNCF Incubator”
InfoQ: “Software Supply Chain Security Project in-toto Accepted into CNCF Incubator” March 19, 2022
The CNCF Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) has accepted the in-toto project as a CNCF incubating project. The in-toto project aims to cryptographically protect the entire software build and delivery process – the “supply chain” – from malicious actors.

Container Journal: “Why Cloud-Native Companies Should Support Open Source”
Container Journal: “Why Cloud-Native Companies Should Support Open Source” March 16, 2022
Open source software (OSS) makes up the bedrock of our digital lives. And naturally, OSS is the foundation for most modern cloud-native infrastructure. In fact, a recent report from CNCF found a rise in open source projects to...

ZDNet: “Linux Foundation and CNCF launch Cloud-Native Developer Bootcamp”
ZDNet: “Linux Foundation and CNCF launch Cloud-Native Developer Bootcamp” March 16, 2022
When I talk with my friends and colleagues in cloud businesses, one question is always asked: “Do you know anyone who knows Kubernetes? How about GitOps? What about anyone with a clue about cloud-native computing?” All too often,...

Container Journal: “The State of Cloud-Native Observability Tools”
Container Journal: “The State of Cloud-Native Observability Tools” March 15, 2022
Observability is becoming more and more critical for overseeing the health of large cloud-native software ecosystems. With better access to data like logs, metrics and traces, engineers can better maintain their systems and reduce mean-time-to-recovery (MTTR) when issues...

SD Times: “CNCF accepts Backstage as incubating project”
SD Times: “CNCF accepts Backstage as incubating project” March 15, 2022
The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has voted to accept a new platform for building developer portals as an incubating project. Backstage enables developers to bring together their organization’s tooling, services, apps, data, and documentation into a single...