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Geek Wire: "Chinese tech giant Alibaba joins key open-source cloud computing foundation"

June 19, 2017

Kicking off a week in which it plans to encourage American businesses to invest in China, Alibaba Group announced plans to give something back to the cloud computing community: Alibaba Cloud is now a member of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.

GeekWire: "When standards aren’t standard: Inside a growing movement to shape the booming cloud industry"

June 3, 2017

What’s the best way to shepherd the promising technologies underpinning a sea change in computing? The Cloud Native Computing Foundation is determined not to make the same mistakes as past tech industry standards-setting groups, favoring community encouragement and a light touch.

Container Journal: "CNCF aims to make Container Network Interface a standard"

May 24, 2017

Container networking standards were advanced today following a unanimous decision by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) to accept the Container Networking Interface (CNI) as one of the 10 container projects the consortium is committed to developing.

The New Stack: "CNCF: Keep Texas open to our business"

May 22, 2017

This December, our cloud computing organization will bring thousands of software developers and technology executives from around the world to the Austin Convention Center for our annual CloudNativeCon/KubeCon conference. However, this event and the millions of dollars it brings to the Lone Star State will depart forever if the so-called “Bathroom Bill,” Senate Bill 6, becomes and remains the law of the state. While it’s too late to switch locations for our 2017 event that is only months away, all future events will stay out of Texas. .

Computer Weekly: "How to start building enterprise momentum for microservices"

March 31, 2017

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) is just a year old, but at the start of its second conference in Berlin, it unveiled a number of initiatives that aim to improve support for some of the major container technologies.

The New Stack: "CNCF accepts both Docker’s containerd and CoreOS’ rkt as Incubation Projects"

March 31, 2017

In a unanimous voting process that concluded Wednesday during KubeCon in Berlin, The Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s Technical Oversight Committee approved Docker Inc.’s motion to donate containerd – the current incarnation of its core container runtime – as an official CNCF incubation project. In the same meeting, the TOC also voted unanimously to adopt CoreOS’ rkt container runtime, as well.

Computer Weekly: "CNCF: Cloud Native Foundation drives portability forward"

March 30, 2017

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) conference in Berlin kicked off with the release of Kubernetes 1.6, the latest version of Google’s open source container project.

TechCrunch: "Cloud Native Computing Foundation grows with new projects and members"

March 30, 2017

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), the open source home of the increasingly popular Kubernetes container orchestration service and related projects, is hosting its annual developer conference today and the group used the event to announce that it has accepted projects from Docker (containerd) and CoreOS (rkt) into its fold.

InfoWorld: "Free for all: CoreOS joins Docker in donating container core"

March 30, 2017

Hot on the heels of Docker’s container runtime becoming a Cloud Native Computing Foundation project, CoreOS has also donated its container runtime to the CNCF. rkt, aka Rocket, was conceived as the container runtime for CoreOS and its Linux distribution. It was built to stand apart from Docker with better security and a stronger focus, while maintaining cross-compatibility with Docker images.