Open source

Open-source software is a type of computer software in which source code is released under a license in which the copyright holder grants users the rights to study, change, and distribute the software to anyone and for any purpose. Open-source software may be developed in a collaborative public manner. Wikipedia

Spectro Cloud saves Kubernetes from vendor lock in and DIY complexity

Spectro Cloud saves Kubernetes from vendor lock-in and DIY complexity

Kubernetes is great for developers creating containerized workloads and microservices. But it's open, pluggable architecture and design principles can be scary at first sight: it just doesn't hide any of its...
Vault reaches a milestone as HashiCorp releases Vault 14

Vault reaches a milestone as HashiCorp releases Vault 1.4

HashiCorp Vault has just crossed a milestone and released their latest and greatest, version 1.4. It might seem a little odd to have such a huhar about a dot revision, but...

Is cloud-native becoming mainstream? Yes, says CNCF

The CNCF regularly surveys the marketplace to understand adoption of cloud-native technologies. The results of the most recent survey shows some interesting adoption rates, indicating that cloud-native technologies are becoming mainstream. Why...
Jenkins X the new CICD tool for your Microservices

Jenkins X – the new CI/CD tool for your Microservices

Perhaps, one of the most well-known CI/CD orchestration tools is Jenkins. In the early days, it was called "Hudson". Development started at Sun Micro systems and the first official release was...
Terraform 012 should I bother to update my code

Terraform 0.12: should I bother to update my code base?

Terraform 0.12 has been released since May 2019. it is now stable running at 0.12.20 at time of publishing. Is it now time to upgrade your legacy code.
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Deploying and configuring HashiCorp Vault to service Terraform

In the third post of this series you will have noticed that we configured the Terraform environment to utilize a HashiCorp Vault server to provide one time use authentication for your...
5 Upcoming cloud computing trends for 2020

5 Upcoming cloud computing trends for 2020

The year 2019 is about to end. Less than one month left. A lot of websites already try to predict the future in their posts about upcoming cloud computing trends for...
Docker Enterprise sold to Mirantis, Docker Desktop

Docker Enterprise sold to Mirantis, Docker Desktop, Hub raise $35MM

Two important things happened today at Docker to separate the two businesses. Mirantis to acquire the Enterprise parts of Docker Docker raised $35 million for Docker Desktop and Hub and replaces...
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Want to learn Kubernetes for free? Use Kubernetes.Academy!

Ever considered learning Kubernetes? But scared to take on such a big new path, realizing that containers are quickly becoming first-class citizens with Project Pacific? Read more about Project Pacific and Tanzu...
Container security the static part

Container security – the static part

In one of my previous articles I wrote about the concepts of container security from a business point of view. One of the topics to start with is to secure the...