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Certifying Kubernetes with Sonobuoy

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By Steve Sloka, Sr. Member of Technical Staff, and  John Schnake, Systems Engineer   There are many ways to create Kubernetes clusters and many environments that can host them. As a result, platform operators find it difficult to determine whether a cluster is properly configured and whether it is working as it should. Sonobuoy is Read more...

Monitoring Events Using Sink Resources with VMware PKS

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By Adam Hevenor, Product Manager, Pivotal Container Services   Editor’s note: On February 26th, 2019, VMware renamed VMware PKS to VMware Enterprise PKS. To learn more about the change, read here. The Docker logging driver only offers a limited set of capabilities by mapping all container logs to STDERR and STDOUT. Kubernetes requires users to Read more...

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

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Editor’s note: On February 26th, 2019, VMware renamed VMware PKS to VMware Enterprise PKS. To learn more about the change, read here. 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 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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Editor’s note: On February 26th, 2019, VMware renamed VMware PKS to VMware Enterprise PKS. To learn more about the change, read here. 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 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...