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Try VMware Cloud PKS (Formerly VKE) today and the first $150 is on us!

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Back in June this year, we announced the public Beta of VMware Kubernetes Engine (VKE), which offers Kubernetes as a Service for customers who want to consume Kubernetes without installing and managing it themselves. Since the initial Beta, we made several enhancements, including a name change.  VMware Kubernetes Engine is now VMware Cloud PKS with Read more...

Looking Forward to Welcoming Heptio, and the Evolution of Multi-Cloud Infrastructure

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By Paul Fazzone, SVP and GM Cloud-Native Apps    Today at VMworld 2018 Europe, I am excited to share some exciting news with our customers and partners specific to our expanded efforts around Kubernetes, an addition to the VMware PKS portfolio and a new partner program around PKS.     Looking Forward to Welcoming Heptio to the VMware Cloud Native Team!  VMware has signed a definitive agreement Read more...

VMware PKS Introduces Support for Routable Pod Networks

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By Narayan Mandaleeka, Senior Product Line Manager, and Hanlin Shi, Member of Technical Staff, Cloud-Native Apps BU, VMware   As more people install VMware PKS  and the adoption of Kubernetes spreads within organizations, there is a healthy debate taking place. The conversation is mostly around where we need to be opinionated in the product and Read more...

VMworld Europe Lands in the World of Gaudi

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by Susan Wu, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Cloud-Native Apps   Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia and land of Gaudi, where many of the architectural attractions are created by a single person. VMworld Europe kicks off Monday, Nov. 5, in Barcelona with a full agenda of sessions, demos, hands-on labs, expert roundtables, you name it─you Read more...

Securing VKE Workloads with Aporeto

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by Amir Sharif, Co-Founder, Aporeto   VMware Kubernetes Engine (VKE) is Kubernetes-as-a-Service offering in the growing VMware Cloud Services SaaS portfolio. VKE is a fully managed, enterprise-grade Kubernetes-as-a-Service offering that is cost-effective, easy to use, and integrates with cloud-native solutions, such as Aporeto. VKE is available on AWS and will later be available on Azure as Read more...

Dispatch to support Knative and Joins Cloud-Native Apps BU

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By Berndt Jung, Senior Manager of Engineering, Serverless, Cloud-Native Apps BU   Dispatch started as an xLabs project to explore serverless computing for VMware. This year-long program resulted in the Dispatch Framework, an enterprise take on open-source Functions as a Service (FaaS). The team graduated from xLabs in August and joined the VMware Cloud-Native Applications Read more...

Put DevOps Plans into Practice at DevOps Enterprise Summit

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DevOps Enterprise Summit (DOES) is the premier conference for professionals implementing DevOps principles. The conference has grown over the years, moving from San Francisco to Las Vegas this year. At the conference, you can hear from leading DevOps professionals from companies such as American Express, Capital One, Delta, Hearst, Jaguar Land Rover, J.P. Morgan, Nike, Read more...

Going to eXtremes: Securing Cloud-Native Workloads with X.509 Certificates

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By Neel Shah, member of technical staff, Cloud-Native Apps BU An identity management system is critical to enable large-scale software systems to authenticate and authorize users, operators, and software. Traditionally, enterprise security best practices aim to establish trust at the perimeter by securing and segmenting networks. In the cloud-native space, however, security best practices shift Read more...

Configuring Fluent Bit on VKE for AWS Elasticsearch

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By Bahubali Shetti, Director of Public Cloud Solutions for VMware Cloud Services at VMware As noted in one of my earlier blogs, one of the key issues with managing Kubernetes is observability. Observability is the ability to gain insight into multiple data points/sets from the Kubernetes cluster and analyze this data in resolving issues. To review, observability Read more...