Puppet Adds DevOps Consulting Practice

Source:-https://devops.com Puppet has launched a DevOps consulting service that promises to help organizations implement best practices that will ultimately make their IT organizations more efficient. Nigel Kersten, field CTO, Puppet, said the Scaling DevOps Service is especially focused on improving workflows among organizations that have already started down the DevOps path. Most IT organizations that embrace DevOps eventually encounter bottlenecks that conspire to limit the rate at which they can build and deploy applications. Puppet will make available DevOps experts

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Kubernetes-Focused Firms Made Big Targets in 2020

Source:-https://www.sdxcentral.com It was good to be a Kubernetes-focused start up in 2020, especially if you were looking to be acquired. And if that focus happened to be in the security space, well then forget about it. Sure, last year’s Kubernetes-focused merger and acquisition show might not have hit the highs of 2019, when IBM spent all the money ($34 billion) to get its hands on Red Hat – and make no mistake that that deal was heavily influenced by Red

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CBA builds container-as-a-service platform on AWS, Kubernetes stack

Source:-https://www.itnews.com.au CBA has provided its first detailed look at a container-as-a-service platform it stood up for development teams, and the guardrails wrapped around it to meet regulatory and security requirements. Lead engineer Dário Nascimento told AWS re:Invent 2020 that the bank built the platform on an AWS stack and is using infrastructure-as-code practices and tools to manage configurations and compliance. The bank – an AWS customer since 2012 – was cited in a recent blog by AWS chief evangelist Jeff

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Red Hat and Github Collaborate To Expand the Developer Experience on Red Hat OpenShift With Github Actions

Source:-https://www.albawaba.com Red Hat, Inc., the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, and GitHub, the software collaboration platform home to more than 50 million developers, today announced extended collaboration between the two companies, emphasizing Red Hat OpenShift through GitHub Actions and more. Red Hat is adding Red Hat GitHub Actions to the GitHub Marketplace, bringing GitHub’s DevOps, continuous integration/continuous development (CI/CD) and developer workflow automation tools to Red Hat OpenShift. This further refines the application development capabilities of the world’s

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Microsoft CAPZ Drives More Kubernetes Control

Source:-https://www.sdxcentral.com Microsoft launched a more complete Kubernetes tool to manage clusters on its Azure infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) that its open source team recommends as a replacement for the existing AKS Engine offering. The Cluster API Provider for Azure (CAPZ) also takes a step back from what has been a more abstracted view for managing container clusters on public cloud infrastructure. Craig Peters, principal program manager for Azure container compute at Microsoft, explained in an email to SDxCentral that CAPZ is a

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New Relic Acquires Pixie Labs for Kubernetes Visibility

Source:-https://containerjournal.com New Relic has announced its intent to acquire Pixie Labs, a startup that has developed an observability platform that runs natively on Kubernetes. Pixie Labs CEO Zain Asgar, who is also adjunct professor of computer science at Stanford University, says the acquisition will result in the melding of an observability platform designed primarily for developers who need to debug applications with New Relic’s observability platform, which is employed primarily by IT operations teams. Observability, a core tenet of any

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Mirantis Melds Kubernetes With OpenStack

Source:-https://containerjournal.com Mirantis this week rolled out Mirantis OpenStack for Kubernetes, an instance of the open source cloud management framework in which all the components have been encapsulated in containers. Shaun O’Meara, global field CTO at Mirantis, says that approach makes it possible to then employ Kubernetes to orchestrate those containers. Mirantis OpenStack for Kubernetes is the first in a planned series of enhancements to the Mirantis Cloud Native Platform, a family of offerings based on Kubernetes that includes Mirantis Container

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DevOps Teams: Automate Container Security to Protect CI/CD Pipelines

Source:-https://containerjournal.com DevOps is one of the most efficient ways of developing apps and programs, as it allows for real-time adjustments that guarantee excellent results for clients and enterprises. It’s highly versatile, makes targeted changes easy and can be modulated to a high degree. However, with such an advanced level of connectedness, security threats abound. There has been a steady rise of cyberattacks over the previous years, with this year hitting a record number because of a high number of organizations

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Harness integrates its continuous software delivery platform with Amazon ECS

Source:-https://siliconangle.com Continuous software delivery startup Harness Inc. said today it’s integrating its platform with Amazon Web Services Inc.’s Elastic Container Service in a move that will enable users to run applications in Docker containers with less scripting and redundancy. Amazon ECS is a fully managed container orchestration service that rivals the better known open-source Kubernetes service. They’re both used to manage software containers that host the components of modern apps distributed across many computer servers. Harness sells a “continuous delivery-as-a-service”

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A hot mesh? Istio team hopes so as it bets on user experience to lure devs with v 1.8

Source:-https://devclass.com The team behind service mesh Istio has released version 1.8 of its project. The last major update of the year showcases further advances of the Istio User Experience working group and improves on some security aspects. For example, the mesh has stopped reading certificates directly from Kubernetes and now sends them from Istiod to gateways instead. The approach supposedly makes the often publicly exposed gateways less of a risk factor while also upping performance. Version 1.8 also looks to

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