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Monitoring Events Using Sink Resources with VMware PKS

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By Adam Hevenor, Product Manager, Pivotal Container Services   The Docker logging driver only offers a limited set of capabilities by mapping all container logs to STDERR and STDOUT. Kubernetes requires users to manage the transport of logs off the cluster. For public cloud providers, this means using hosted logging systems like Google Stackdriver or Read more...

The Big Easy: Visualizing Logging Data by Integrating Fluentd and vRealize Log Insight with VMware PKS

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Centralized logging is an essential part of any enterprise Kubernetes deployment. Configuring and maintaining a real-time high-performance central repository for log collection can ease the day-to-day operations of tracking what went wrong and its impact. Effective central logging also helps development teams quickly observe application logs to characterize application performance. Security compliance and auditing often Read more...

Welcoming Heptio Open Source Projects to VMware

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By Ross Kukulinski, Product Line Manager, and Tim Hinderliter, Senior Engineering Manager   Heptio is now VMware (read the acquisition close post), and as you can imagine, the last two months have been a whirlwind. Our newly combined team is eager to expand the impact Heptio’s open source projects have on the cloud native ecosystem through open Read more...

Go from Tricky Complexity to Radical Simplicity by Automating Networking for Kubernetes Clusters

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Joseph Griffiths, VMware Solutions Architect Office of the CTO, Ambassador Out of the box, the open-source version of Kubernetes struggles to provide secure multi-tenant ingress to clusters, which can make it a challenge to create the Kubernetes cluster API and worker nodes with all the required networking. You can, however, radically simplify many operational aspects Read more...

Enterprise-Ready Containers with VMware vSphere Integrated Containers 1.5

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By Susan Wu, Senior Product Marketing Manager and James Zabala, Senior Product Manager, Cloud Native Apps BU   We are pleased to announce the general availability of the newest release of vSphere Integrated Containers. Version 1.5 adds support for storage quotas, alternate Linux operating systems, VMware NSX-T, and the latest version of Photon OS. What’s Read more...

VMware PKS 1.3 Now Generally Available with Azure Support and Enhanced Networking, Security, and Management Features

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We are excited to announce the general availability of VMware PKS 1.3 today. VMware PKS 1.3 adds rich features that enhance multi-cloud support, networking and security, management and operations. This release also includes support for Kubernetes 1.12. With these new features, VMware PKS 1.3 delivers a production-grade, enterprise-ready Kubernetes solution that offers expanded IaaS support, Read more...

Congratulations CNCF Community Award Winners!

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It was a very proud moment last night for the cloud native community as the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) recognized 14 individuals for their outstanding contributions over the last year. The packed room cheered as the surprised winners joined Chris A. on stage to receive their awards – a metal bucket with a side Read more...

VMware PKS Customer Highlights at VMworld 2018

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At this year’s VMworld, several of our joint customers with Pivotal shared their stories during sessions, panels, and keynotes. These real-world experiences and learnings are always the most valuable information to current and potential users of our products. Here is a brief summary of the sessions that may be helpful for those who want to Read more...

VMware Completes Heptio Acquisition

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By Paul Fazzone, senior vice president and general manager, Cloud Native Apps Business Unit, VMware Today, I am pleased to announce that VMware has closed the acquisition of Heptio. I want to officially welcome the entire Heptio team led by Joe Beda and Craig McLuckie to the Cloud Native Apps team at VMware. Our Mission Read more...

Federated Service Mesh on VMware PKS and VMware Cloud PKS 

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by Boskey Savla, Technical Product Marketing Manager at VMware Today at KubeCon North America, Seattle, VMware announced NSX Service Mesh.  NSX Service Mesh will be a SaaS-based offering that provides a single pane of glass to manage service mesh across multiple Kubernetes clusters deployed across multiple clouds and/or datacenters. It will work in conjunction with container networking, such as NSX-T which provides pod-level Read more...