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...

A Very Stable Kubernetes 1.13

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Stability and Kubernetes don’t sound like two words that should be used alongside each other. Kubernetes has been moving at a rapid velocity where changes are constantly occurring. From new enhancements, bug fixes, API changes, to swapping out architectural pieces, the Kubernetes pattern is continually shifting. In Q4Y18, the theme of stability has emerged on 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...

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...

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   Editor’s note: On November 6th, 2018, VMware renamed VMware Kubernetes Engine (VKE) to VMware Cloud PKS. To learn more about the change, read here.    As noted in one of my earlier blogs, one of the key issues with managing Kubernetes is observability. Read more...

Open Source Webinars: Harbor; vSphere Integrated Containers Engine; and BOSH and the vSphere CPI

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In October we have three open source-focused webinars scheduled, bring your questions and come join us!     Harbor is an open source cloud native registry that securely stores container images, signs them as trusted, and scans them for vulnerabilities. Harbor solves common challenges by delivering trust, compliance, performance, and interoperability. It fills a gap Read more...

The Top 10 Features in Kubernetes 1.12

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By Kendrick Coleman, Open Source Technical Product Manager, VMware Right out of the gate, Kubernetes 1.12 started hot with the feature list growing every day. At its peak, there were a total of 64 features that were being tracked either as new features entering alpha or as features progressing through stages to beta or stable. Read more...

Harbor version 1.6.0 is live!

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Project Harbor has released version 1.6.0 with several new features such as Helm charts management, improved LDAP support, image replication, and database migrations. A big thank you to the community for your incredible continued support! Helm charts management Helm has become the de facto package manager of Kubernetes, making it easy to to deploy a vast Read more...