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VMware’s not done expanding its Kubernetes ecosystem; buys Octarine

VMware announced that its acquiring Octarine, a Kubernetes security startup offering continuous security and compliance for automated pipelines. Intrinsic security Reading the VMware blog post on the acquisition, Octarine is part of VMware's intrinsic security...
GitOps is more than Git_ IaC, Merge Requests and Pipelines

GitOps is more than Git: IaC, Merge Requests and Pipelines

GitOps is a way-of-work that takes application development best practices like version control, code collaboration and automated pipelines and workflows, and applies them to IT infrastructure automation. Its technical premise is...
Building auto scaling groups in Azure with Terraform

Building auto-scaling groups in Azure with Terraform

In our last article, we started to deploy our LAMP infrastructure to Azure. However, we soon hit some difficulties with the azurerm provider not supporting some key needs, there were plenty...
VMware vSphere with Tanzu is the simplest implementation of Kubernetes

VMware vSphere with Tanzu is the simplest implementation of Kubernetes

While we have had capabilities to run Kubernetes on vSphere for a while now with VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid on VMware Cloud Foundation, I've argued in the past (listen to this CTO...
Hashicorp has announced the public beta of Consul 1.8

Hashicorp has announced the public beta of Consul 1.8

Hashicorp is in a bit of a purple patch regarding product announcements. Having just released Vault 1.4 which we reviewed here, they have just announced the release of a public Beta...
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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...
Resilient infrastructure and applications to overcome failures in the cloud

Resilient infrastructure and applications to overcome failures in the cloud

Cloud adoption grows exponentially. Development teams use on-demand infrastructure that scales up and down. They benefit from multiple datacenters and regions, as well as dedicated connections from their on-premises datacenter. Although...
Infrastructure inflexibility is wasting Kubernetes potential

Infrastructure inflexibility is wasting Kubernetes’ potential

At KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2020 Virtual, the CNCF and its members talked about the adoption of cloud-native technologies. As Kubernetes is approaching version 1.19, the technology is starting to mature,...
Helm is the package manager of choice for Kubernetes

Helm is the package manager of choice for Kubernetes

Companies adopt Kubernetes at a rapid pace. There is no doubt Kubernetes serves as the foundation of almost every container platform of choice. Kubernetes is a 'batteries included but replaceable' deal,...
esting Terraform code with terratest – part 1

Testing Terraform code with terratest – part 1

This is the first post on productionalizing your Terraform environments with Terratest. This builds on our original set of articles that show how to build out a traditional LAMP stack using terraform...