March 29, 2017 in Blog

rkt: The pod-native container engine launches in the CNCF

By: Jonathan Boulle, rkt project co-founder, CNCF TOC representative, and head of containers and Berlin site lead at CoreOS Earlier this month, we announced that CoreOS made a proposal to…

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March 28, 2017 in Blog

Deploying 2048 OpenShift nodes on the CNCF Cluster (Part 2)

By Jeremy Eder, Red Hat, Senior Principal Software Engineer Overview The Cloud Native community has been incredibly busy since our last set of scaling tests on the CNCF cluster back…

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March 22, 2017 in Blog

Tell Us Your Opinion About Diversity in Tech at Google Cloud Next 2017

Author: Leah Petersen, Systems Engineer Samsung CNCT Contributed blog from CNCF Platinum member Samsung “Tell me your opinion about diversity in tech.” …not something you expect to be asked at…

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March 21, 2017 in Blog

FOSDEM 2017 Recap: Monitoring and Cloud Devroom & Linux Containers and Microservices Devroom Sponsored by CNCF

Each year, FOSDEM attracts more than 8,000 developers – as Josh Berkus, the project atomic community lead at Red Hat, puts it, the event is “a great way to reach…

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March 9, 2017 in Blog

Linkerd Celebrates One Year with One Hundred Billion Production Requests

By William Morgan, Linkerd co-creator and Buoyant co-founder We’re happy to announce that, one year after version 0.1.0 was released, Linkerd has processed over 100 billion production requests in companies around the…

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March 2, 2017 in Blog

Cloud Native Computing Foundation Becomes Steward of Service Naming And Discovery Project CoreDNS

The CNCF’s Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) recently voted CoreDNS into the CNCF portfolio of projects. CoreDNS, a fast, flexible and modern DNS server, joins a growing number of projects integral to the…

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March 1, 2017 in Blog

Slack Gives Back to K8s and CNCF Community

Slack is giving back to the Kubernetes and CNCF communities with free access as part of their not for profit program. We are also thrilled that they have extended their…

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March 1, 2017 in Blog

Cloud Native Computing Foundation To Host gRPC from Google

CNCF is the new home for gRPC and its existing ecosystem projects ( and The sixth project voted in by CNCF’s Technical Oversight Committee (TOC), gRPC is a modern, open…

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February 28, 2017 in Blog

Prometheus User Profile: How DigitalOcean Uses Prometheus

DigitalOcean – a CNCF member and devoted Prometheus user – is approaching one million registered users with more than 40,000 active teams. With workloads becoming more complex, it is focused…

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February 27, 2017 in Blog

Measuring the Popularity of Kubernetes Using BigQuery

By Dan Kohn, CNCF Executive Director, @dankohn1 As the executive director of CNCF, I’m proud to host Kubernetes, which is one of the highest development velocity projects in the history…

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February 24, 2017 in Blog

Prometheus User Profile: Dynamically Helping Weaveworks Accelerate Cloud Native Application Development

Sometimes two things go so well together you wonder how you ever saw them separately, like peanut butter and chocolate coming together to make Reese’s cups. The combination of Kubernetes…

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February 15, 2017 in Blog

Getting to Know Todd Moore, CNCF’s New Governing Board Chair

1)    What does the CNCF Governing Board do and what is your role as chair?   The CNCF is a result of a shared vision by many of us in…

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February 6, 2017 in Blog

CNCF Purchases RethinkDB Source Code and Contributes It to The Linux Foundation Under the Apache License

CNCF has purchased the source code to the RethinkDB database, relicensed the code under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (ASLv2) and contributed it to The Linux Foundation. RethinkDBTM is an…

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February 1, 2017 in Blog

Why CNCF Recommends ASLv2

By Dan Kohn, @dankohn1, CNCF Executive Director February 1, 2017 The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) believes that the best software license for open source projects today is the Apache…

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January 23, 2017 in Blog

Linkerd Project Joins the Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Today, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s (CNCF) Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) voted to accept Linkerd as the fifth hosted project alongside Kubernetes, Prometheus, OpenTracing and Fluentd. You can find more…

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January 17, 2017 in Blog

Container Management Trends: Kubernetes moves out of testing and into production

In conjunction with CloudNativeCon+ KubeCon (Nov 8-9, 2016), the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) conducted a survey of attendees.  More than 170 conference attendees completed the survey, with a majority…

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January 3, 2017 in Blog

Knowledge, Abilities & Skills You Will Gain at Cloud Native/Kubernetes 101 Roadshow: Pacific Northwest!

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation is taking to the road February 7-9  in Portland, Seattle and Vancouver to offer end users, developers, students and other community members the ability to…

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December 14, 2016 in Blog

Diversity Scholarship Series: One Software Engineer’s Unexpected CloudNativeCon + KubeCon Experience

By: Kris Nova, Platform Engineer at Datapipe Diversity noun : the condition of having or being composed of differing elements. As defined by Merriam-Webster, diversity indicates the presence of differing…

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December 8, 2016 in Blog

Fluentd: Cloud Native Logging

By Eduardo Silva, Fluentd Maintainer When deploying applications – either for development or production purposes – there are several steps one needs to take to have a healthy environment. One…

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December 6, 2016 in Blog

CNCF Webinar Series Launches December 15th!

Cloud native – orchestrating containers as part of a microservices architecture – is a departure from traditional application design. Kubernetes and other cloud native technologies enable more rapid software development…

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December 1, 2016 in Blog

Calling All Kubernauts: First K8s Certification Workgroup Meeting Coming Soon!

We recently announced a new curriculum development, training and certification initiative for Kubernetes – announced during CloudNativeCon + KubeCon. To kick things off, CNCF will be hosting two in-person sessions…

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November 29, 2016 in Blog

Diversity Scholarship Series: My Programming Journey – Becoming a Kubernetes Maintainer

I’m Lucas Käldström from Finland. I speak Swedish as my mother tongue in the same manner as 300,000 others in my country do. I just turned 17 and am attending…

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November 18, 2016 in Blog

Diversity Scholarship Series: My Time at CloudNativeCon 2016

Author: Leah Petersen, intern, Samsung SDS CNCT All registered for #Kubecon with @DeirdreStorck – ready to learn! #CloudNativeCon — Leah Petersen (@eccomi_leah) November 8, 2016 In her opening keynote…

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November 17, 2016 in Blog

CloudNativeCon/KubeCon 2016 – It’s a wrap!

The sold out CloudNativeCon/KubeCon NA 2016 has come to an end. More than 1,000 end users, leading contributors and developers from around the world came together for two days in…

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November 9, 2016 in Blog

Fluentd Joins the Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Today, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) voted to accept Fluentd as the fourth hosted project after Kubernetes, Prometheus and OpenTracing. You can find more information…

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November 8, 2016 in Blog

CNCF Partners With The Linux Foundation To Launch New Kubernetes Certification, Training and Managed Service Provider Program

Today the CNCF is pleased to launch a new training, certification and Kubernetes Managed Service Provider (KMSP) program. The goal of the program is to ensure enterprises get the support…

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November 8, 2016 in Blog

Cloud Native: software you can trust

By: Alexis Richardson, chairman of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation TOC Here is the news: CNCF is on track to provide common open source tools for cloud native apps.  …

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October 20, 2016 in Blog, Popular

OpenTracing: Turning the Lights On for Microservices

By Ben Sigelman (@el_bhs), OpenTracing co-author Those building microservices at scale understand the role and importance of distributed tracing: after all, it’s the most direct way to understand how and…

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October 20, 2016 in Blog

CNCF Project Session: Björn Rabenstein & Julius Volz of Prometheus on “Service Instrumentation, Monitoring, and Alerting with Prometheus”

During last year’s O’Reilly Velocity conference in Amsterdam, Björn Rabenstein & Julius Volz of Prometheus presented on “Service Instrumentation, Monitoring, and Alerting with Prometheus.” Their comprehensive tutorial kicked off with…

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October 11, 2016 in Blog

OpenTracing Joins the Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Today, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) Technical Oversight Committee voted to accept OpenTracing as a third hosted project after Kubernetes and Prometheus. You can find more information on the…

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October 10, 2016 in Blog

Announcing “CNCF Community Awards” – Winners to be Recognized at CloudNativeCon

Nominations open today for the CNCF Community Awards to honor those who have made the greatest impact over the last year in the cloud native space. Within the fast-growing Kubernetes…

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October 6, 2016 in Blog

CNCF Member Session: Vipin Jain of Cisco on “Leveraging Enterprise Networks for Containers”

At the recent May 2016 CoreOS Fest in San Francisco, Vipin Jain of Cisco gave a persuasive presentation to attendees on “Leveraging Enterprise Networks for Containers.” The distinguished engineer covered…

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September 29, 2016 in Blog

CNCF Member Session: Tim Hockin of Google on “Building Longevity into Kubernetes”

This year’s CoreOS Fest in San Francisco was jam packed with exciting sessions. Tim Hockin of Google gave one of the event’s most informative sessions, titled “Building Longevity into Kubernetes.”…

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September 12, 2016 in Blog

Why Prometheus Developers Love Open Source

“Open source is a lot of people working hard to build the best software they can to give it to you for free,” said Fabian Reinartz, engineer at CoreOS and…

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September 8, 2016 in Blog

CNCF Project Session: Björn Rabenstein & Fabian Reinartz of Prometheus on “Monitoring Kubernetes Clusters with Prometheus”

Björn Rabenstein & Fabian Reinartz, both of Prometheus, treated attendees at this summer’s CoreOS Fest in Berlin to a presentation on “Monitoring Kubernetes Clusters with Prometheus.” Their interactive session covered…

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August 24, 2016 in Blog

Prometheus User Profile: Monitoring the World’s Largest Digital Festival – DreamHack

A local area network gathering with live concerts and competitions in digital art and esports, DreamHack is considered the world’s largest digital festival. In fact, it was recognized by the…

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August 23, 2016 in Blog

Deploying 1000 nodes of OpenShift on the CNCF Cluster (Part 1)

By Jeremy Eder, Red Hat, Senior Principal Software Engineer Imagine being able to stand up thousands of tenants with thousands of apps, running thousands of Docker-formatted container images and routes,…

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August 23, 2016 in Blog

Ambassador Program, Meetup Program + Community Store Available for Growing Cloud Native Community

Now Open: CNCF Community Store, Ambassador Program, and Meetup Community Today’s cloud native ecosystem is growing at an incredibly rapid pace – as new technologies are continuously introduced and current…

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August 22, 2016 in Blog

Only at CloudNativeDay: Your Checklist for a Cloud Native World

Founder and Chief Architect at Mesosphere, Ben Hindman, knows that building cloud native applications is only half of the challenge. Once you start running them at scale, you then run…

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August 19, 2016 in Blog

Only at CloudNativeDay: Abby Kearns “Opens Up” the Cloud Foundry Service Broker API

Services are integral to the success of a platform, and, for Cloud Foundry, the ability to connect to and manage services is a crucial piece of its platform. During CloudNativeDay…

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August 17, 2016 in Blog

Only at CloudNativeDay: Innovative Open Source Strategies Key to Cloud Native in the Enterprise

As IT spending on cloud services reaches $114 billion this year and grows to $216 billion in the year 2020 (according to a report released by Gartner), cloud-native apps are…

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August 12, 2016 in Blog

Only at CloudNativeDay: Dive into OpenWhisk with IBM’s Cloud Platform Team

Cloud computing has been a game changer in many ways and the emergence of serverless computing/architectures is a prime example of what cloud technology has been able to achieve. Serverless…

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August 10, 2016 in Blog

Only at CloudNativeDay: Brandon Philips from CoreOS On Open Source as the Power Behind Modern Infrastructure

Cloud native computing is the perfect balance of operational efficiency and flexibility for modern infrastructure. Cloud native applications require the strength of trustworthy infrastructure developed and supported by a thriving…

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August 5, 2016 in Blog

Only at CloudNativeDay: Duane DeCapite Details What’s Red Hot in Containers and OpenStack

What do OCI, CNCF, Magnum, Kuryr, Kolla, Calico, Contiv, and have in common? They are taking the container ecosystem by storm. If you want to learn more about what’s…

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August 3, 2016 in Blog

Only at CloudNativeDay: Jeff McCormick Teaches Us How to Make Containerized PostgreSQL Cloud Native Ready

Curious how CNCF’s incubated projects Kubernetes and Prometheus can provide a set of data services around the PostgreSQL database? Head to Toronto for CloudNativeDay on August 25th to hear Crunchy…

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August 1, 2016 in Blog

Only at CloudNativeDay: Real-World Examples of Containers and Microservices Architectures from Donnie Berkholz

Enabling DevOps are two of the fastest-growing trends in technology; containers and microservices. With rapid growth comes rapid confusion. Who is using the technology? How did they build their architectures?…

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July 29, 2016 in Blog

Only at CloudNativeDay: Dr. Angel Diaz on Scaling Containers from Sandbox to Production

There is an industry IT renaissance occurring as we speak around cloud, data and mobile technology and it’s driven by open source code, community and culture. If you want to learn more about…

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July 28, 2016 in Blog

CNCF Member Session: Brandon Philips of CoreOS on “Containers at Scale Thanks to Kubernetes”

At OSCON 2016 in Austin, Brandon Philips of CoreOS made a great argument for “Containers at Scale Thanks to Kubernetes.” Using examples drawn from Tectonic’s use of Kubernetes to host…

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July 21, 2016 in Blog

Happy 1st Birthday Kubernetes

July 21,2016 Happy first birthday to Kubernetes! One year ago today, Kubernetes was released and has quickly grown to become one of the highest velocity open source cloud-related projects. With…

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July 18, 2016 in Blog

Prometheus 1.0 Is Here

In January, Prometheus celebrated a year of public existence and today they announced Prometheus 1.0, which delivers a stable API and user interface. “After almost four years of development, we…

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July 15, 2016 in Blog

Only at CloudNativeDay: Ken Owens Takes Us on a Cloud Native Journey Through

As the Chief Technology Officer for Cloud Infrastructure Services at Cisco, Ken Owens knows that developers are driving cloud consumption forward and leading each industry into the new era of…

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July 12, 2016 in Blog

Great Upcoming Events With Cloud Native, Kubernetes and Prometheus Focused Sessions

Over the next several months, CNCF will host and speak at a number of industry events including ContainerCon Japan, CloudNativeDay, PromCon, Software Circus, CloudNativeCon, KubeCon, and PrometheusDay. These conferences will…

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July 8, 2016 in Blog

Only at CloudNativeDay: When Security and Cloud Native Collide

In one world, the cloud native approach is redefining how applications are architected, throwing many traditional assumptions out of the window. In the other world, traditional security teams ensure projects…

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July 6, 2016 in Blog

Prometheus User Profile: Helping Life360 Keep Families Safe

An open source monitoring system with a dimensional data model, flexible query language, efficient time series database and modern alerting approach, Prometheus has an active and growing user base. Counting…

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July 5, 2016 in Blog

KubeCon 2016

November 8-9, 2016 Seattle, WA The Cloud Native Computing Foundation is hosting KubeCon to gather leading Kubernetes technologists from multiple open source cloud native communities to further the education and... Read More
June 28, 2016 in Blog

AT&T, CoreOS, Weaveworks, and Fujitsu Share Thoughts on Cloud Native Market

Some of our member companies recently shared the market problems and misconceptions around cloud native, as well as the objectives and benefits of CNCF. Here is what AT&T’s Lead Principal…

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June 17, 2016 in Blog

Cloud Native Computing Foundation Sponsoring PromCon and Software Circus

We are excited to sponsor several upcoming developer shows taking place in EMEA this year, including PromCon 2016, occurring August 25-26 at Google Berlin, which will be the first conference…

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June 17, 2016 in Blog

Why ChaoSuan, Crunchy Data, Qbox, StorageOS, and Treasure Data Recently Joined The Cloud Native Computing Foundation

We recently announced ChaoSuan, Crunchy Data, Qbox, StorageOS, and Treasure Data have joined our efforts to accelerate the adoption of cloud native technologies and advance the open source ecosystem. ChaoSuan…

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June 15, 2016 in Blog

CNCF 2016 Events Schedule; Mark Your Calendars!

Mark your calendars. CNCF will be attending, speaking at and hosting a number of events for 2016 – including CloudNativeDay, CloudNativeCon, KubeCon, and PrometheusDay. CNCF Events CNCF will host two…

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June 13, 2016 in Blog

Platinum Member Spotlight: Fujitsu

Recently, Fujitsu Limited became a Platinum member of CNCF, joining the growing industry effort to advance and accelerate cloud native computing. We had a chance to sit down with Kenji…

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May 8, 2016 in Blog

Prometheus User Profile: Metrics Made Easy for ShowMax

Since its inception in 2012, many companies and organizations have adopted Prometheus, the open source monitoring system and time series database. The project has a very active and growing community…

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May 4, 2016 in Blog

Why AppFormix, Cisco, Twistlock, and Weaveworks Joined The Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Here’s insights from more of our members AppFormix CEO, Sumeet Singh; Cisco Intercloud Services CTO, Ken Owens; Twistlock Chief Strategy Officer,Chenxi Wang; and Weaveworks COO, Mathew Lodge, on why they…

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April 9, 2016 in Blog

Welcome Prometheus

Hi – my name is Alexis Richardson and I’m the chairman of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation TOC – Technical Oversight Committee.  The TOC is an elected board of nine…

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April 2, 2016 in Blog

Why Apcera, Container Solutions, Deis, RX-M LLC and Univa Corporation Joined the Cloud Native Computing Foundation

We had a chance to catch up with some of our member companies ahead of several important industry events; including Container Summit, Goto; Stockholm,CoreOS Fest, OSCON, and GlueCon. We learned what…

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