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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...

Simplifying Kubernetes Networking and Security with NSX-T Data Center

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By Prasad Kalpurekkal, Art Fewell, and Alka Gupta   VMware NSX-T Data Center helps simplify networking and security for Kubernetes by automating the implementation of network policies, network object creation, network isolation, and micro-segmentation. NSX-T also provides flexible network topology choices and end-to-end network visibility. A network policy is defined by Kubernetes as a specification Read more...

VKE Beta Now Offers Unlimited Use

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by Emad Zand, Product Management Director, Cloud-Native Apps   Since introducing the VMware Kubernetes Engine (VKE) beta on June 26, 2018, we have onboarded many users while trial requests have come in continuously from all over the world. Today, we are announcing that our beta users can use VMware Kubernetes Engine without any limitations. This Read more...

Power Up into the Clouds at VMworld with the Container Squad

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The Cloud-Native Container Squad will once again be making an appearance at VMworld to promote high availability, scalability, simplicity, and other benefits of cloud-native apps.   Spot them on the VMworld floor at the exhibition Hall, Hands-on Labs, VMvillage, and the public areas for a chance to win a special prize. If you spot the Read more...

Application Stats Collection in Kubernetes via Telegraf Sidecars and Wavefront

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by Bahubali Shetti Director of Public Cloud Solutions for VMware Cloud Services at VMware This blog was originally posted here, on August 7, 2018. (This is a follow up for the blog: Monitoring VMware Kubernetes Engine and Application Metrics with Wavefront) Kubernetes (K8S), is becoming the defacto management tool to run applications homogeneously across resources (bare metal, public cloud, Read more...

Crunching Numbers to Max Out Your VMworld Schedule? Stream into these Power Sessions from PKS Partners

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VMware {code} is bringing focused presentations and workshops called “Power Sessions” to VMWorld Las Vegas. Held in the VMware {code} Shop, Power Sessions will run the gamut from presentations to demos, but they’re all short, focused bytes of DevOps knowledge. We have worked with our partners at Redis Labs, Crunchy Data, Confluent, and CloudBees to Read more...

Strategic Approaches for a Successful Digital Transformation

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Guest blog by Gautham Pallapa Vice President, Systems and Platforms at West Corporation Driving a digital transformation for an organization with a lot of brownfield applications in its portfolio can be extremely hard, and the journey can be arduous and perilous. Since legacy applications usually grow organically based upon the culture, structure, domain, and clientele Read more...