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The Register: "Cloud Native Computing Foundation adopts Kubernetes"

March 11, 2016

Google-derived container code transferred to Foundation as its first project.

Search Server Virtualization: "Building Docker infrastructure still tough, but maybe not for long"

December 18, 2015

Docker could become the next generation compute platform, and even replace server virtualization, but the container technology has some growing up to do first.

The Register: "Assembly of tech giants convene to define future of computing"

December 18, 2015

A group of the tech world’s most influential forces signed up the Cloud Native Computing Foundation yesterday, and kicked off a technical board to review submissions.

VMblog: "Cloud Native Computing Foundation announces new members, begins accepting technical contributions"

December 17, 2015

CNCF announces new members from across the industry, its formal open governance structure and new details about its technology stack.

The New Stack: "Cloud Native Computing Foundation seeks clarity for a world of container confusion"

December 17, 2015

CNCF seeks to lessen this container confusion while advancing the development of cloud-native applications and services.

Light Reading: "Linux group building cloud app infrastructure"

December 17, 2015

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation, launched earlier this year, fleshed out its mission Wednesday with new members and technology details.

InfoWorld: "The road to cloud native may start & end at Google"

December 17, 2015

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation is figuring out what our container-powered app-stack future looks like, to Google’s benefit.

InformationWeek: “Cloud Native: What it means, why it matters"

July 30, 2015

“Cloud native” is starting to mean a set of specific things about how business will run on software, Cloud Foundry CEO Sam Ramji explains.

Wired: “Open source is going even more open-because it has to”

July 28, 2015

Google often gives its software away for free. It has long believed in open source software.

But last week, the company took this idea to the next level. It gave away all rights to Kubernetes, a cloud computing system originally designed by Google engineers, asking a non-profit to manage its development. It didn’t just share some software code with the world. It agreed to let an independent party oversee the development of the code.

RedMonk: “The implications of cloud native”

July 24, 2015

Two months ago, “Cloud Native” was something of a new term, adopted most visibly by the Cloud Foundry project; a term both aspirational and unburdened by legacy at the same time. As of this week at OSCON, it’s a statement, borderline manifesto. As if it wasn’t enough that Google and a host of others adopted the term as well, it now has its own open source foundation – the imaginatively titled Cloud Native Computing Foundation. In the wake of its relatively sudden emergence, the obvious questions are first what is cloud native, and second what does it mean for the industry?