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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...

Operational Best Practices with Istio on VMware Cloud PKS

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By Bahubali Shetti, Director of Public Cloud Solutions for VMware Cloud Services at VMware Deploying and managing an application on Kubernetes, while easy in a single cluster configuration, becomes complex across clusters. Complexity surrounds not only application deployment but also management capabilities, such as monitoring, security, scale, and inter-service connectivity. Istio simplifies the operation of micro-service based Read more...

Aggregating Application and Cluster Logs from VMware Cloud PKS on AWS Elasticsearch

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By Bahubali Shetti, Director of Public Cloud Solutions for VMware Cloud Services at VMware Observability is one aspect of managing Kubernetes clusters. Observability involves gaining insight into multiple data points/sets from the cluster and analyzing this data to resolve issues. Observability covers three main data sets: Metrics — This includes metrics from both the cluster, through cAdvisor, metrics server, Read more...

VMware Returns to Las Vegas for AWS re:Invent

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By Susan Wu, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Cloud Native Apps   Want to migrate applications to the cloud by leveraging AWS public cloud? Looking to differentiate your business through application transformation? Then check out the VMware sessions and talks at AWS re:Invent, which takes place in Las Vegas Nov. 26 – 30.   VMware will Read more...

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   Editor’s note: On February 26th, 2019, VMware renamed VMware PKS to VMware Enterprise PKS. To learn more about the change, read here. As more people install VMware PKS  and the adoption of Kubernetes spreads within organizations, 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   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.   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 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...