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Container Platform

A container platform is a way of deploying, running and managing containers. It consists of a container engine, deployment tooling and various management, security and monitoring tools and features. Popular containers platforms are Kubernetes, Docker Swarm and OpenShift, as well as managed services from Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.

Sonatype Nexus build smarter, fix faster, be secure

Sonatype Nexus: build smarter, fix faster, be secure

The Nexus platform: build smarter, fix faster, be secure. This article provides an overview of the Sonatype Nexus Platform. The most commonly known component in that platform probably is Repository, but there...
How to migrate Kubernetes Pod Security Policy (PSP) using OPA and Styra DAS

How to migrate Kubernetes Pod Security Policy (PSP) using OPA and Styra DAS

The Kubernetes Pod Security Policy (PSP) was one of the first reliable security controls introduced by Kubernetes. It was an Admission Controller that simply checked whether or not the Pods being...
Nomad 1.1

Announcing General Availability of HashiCorp Nomad 1.1

Nomad is one of Hashicorp’s products that I feel more people should take a look at. It offers a viable alternative or even a supplement to Kubernetes in that it orchestrates...
Why Simple CICD reduces Friction and makes devs happy

Why Simple CI/CD reduces Friction and makes devs happy

For software development teams, one of the most important factors of an efficient and successful development process is frictionless CI/CD. While simple CI/CD reduces friction, getting to a point of 'simple'...
GitLab 2021 Global DevSecOps Survey

DevSecOps is not easy, but it is moving forward

DevSecOps is not easy but it is moving forward For the fifth year in a row, GitLab on May 4 2021 releases the DevSecOps report. The report is drawn up by requesting...
Terraform Cloud Operator for Kubernetes is now GA

Terraform Cloud Operator for Kubernetes is now GA

HashiCorp has moved to production the Terraform Cloud Operator for Kubernetes in Terraform Cloud. This product was first announced in March 2020 as an alpha product. At the time they stated...
GitOps, is it the next big thing after DevOps

GitOps, is it the next big thing after DevOps?

There is a new kid on the block, and I am not talking about a collaboration with the Backstreet Boys here. DevOps has a new buzz word and that word is...
Styra is Open Policy Agent’s big, enterprise brother for policy-as-code

Styra is Open Policy Agent’s big, enterprise brother for policy-as-code

Developers have more access to, and control over, compute resources than ever. Public cloud, infrastructure-as-code and cloud-native development and consumption models are great accelerators of what developers can achieve in short...
tools

Empowering development teams to make the most of Kubernetes’ potential

Kubernetes infrastructure is democratizing and commoditizing container platforms for software developers, serving as the core for modern, cloud-native applications. Its standard APIs and the standardized container image format it uses to ensure...
What’s new with Hashicorp Nomad 1.0

What’s new with Hashicorp Nomad 1.0?

On the 8th of December 2020, Nomad came of age, reaching the venerable milestone of 1.0. Nomad is a simple and flexible workload orchestrator to deploy and manage containers and non-containerized...