[Podcast] PodCTL #45 – Container Registries

[Podcast] PodCTL #45 - Container Registries

This week is the One Year Anniversary of the PodCTL podcast! We’ve now got a few teeth coming in and we’re ready for the terrible twos. This week we dug into the role of Container Registries and how they interact with both Kubernetes, but also CI/CD pipelines and security systems (e.g. scanning, image signing, etc.). […]

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Aporeto Security and Red Hat OpenShift in Action

In our last blog, we discussed why cloud-native security requires strong application identity. In this short video, we demonstrate how Aporeto integrates with Red Hat OpenShift and leverages the platform’s native capabilities to extract application identity metadata to enforce security. Aporeto enforces security uniformly in hybrid and multi-cloud environments and abstracts away the complexities of […]

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Intelligence and Security for Container-Based Applications through Avi Networks and OpenShift

Intelligence and Security for Container-Based Applications through Avi Networks and OpenShift

In the final post of this series I will provide an overview of the intelligence and analytics capabilities of the OpenShift and Avi Networks solution. Visibility and trust are critically important for deploying containerized workloads, and Avi Networks brings improved monitoring and analytics tools to the OpenShift ecosystem. Monitoring/Analytics Application owners and operators need to […]

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OpenShift Commons Briefing: Istio 1.0 Release Update and Introduction with Brian “redbeard” Harrington (Red Hat)

OpenShift Commons Briefing Summary In this briefing, Red Hat’s Brian ‘redbeard’ Harrington gives an awesome introduction to Istio andt walk us thru what’s new in Istio 1.0 Release. Istio, an open source tool to connect and manage microservices, has become a category leading service mesh (essentially a configurable infrastructure layer for microservices) for Kubernetes. This […]

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Promoting container images between registries with skopeo

OpenShift admins choose different architectures for their installations, but many use two discrete clusters to physically divide development and testing workloads from production deployments. We recommend having some Continuous Integration (CI) process in nearly every development scenario, to orchestrate the lifecycle of applications from the initial commit all the way into production. Continuous Integration can […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #44 – Looking at 3yrs of Kubernetes

[Podcast] PodCTL #44 - Looking at 3yrs of Kubernetes

With Kubernetes recently celebrating it’s 3rd anniversary, we thought it would be a good idea to look back at what has made the project successful, the growth of the ecosystem, the adoption by companies around the world, as well as areas where the market feels that there is still room for improvement. The show will […]

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Why Cloud-Native Security Requires Strong Application Identity

Why Cloud-Native Security Requires Strong Application Identity

Cloud-native applications are designed to take advantage of cloud frameworks and are composed of loosely-coupled services. Because of their architecture, they can run anywhere. All good, but how do you secure them? One may attempt to extend existing infrastructure security and segmentation techniques to the evolving cloud and microservices space, but this attempt simply ignores […]

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OpenShift Commons Briefing: OpenShift Origin 3.10 Release Update with Derek Carr and Mike Barrett (Red Hat)

OpenShift Commons Briefing Summary In this briefing, Red Hat’s Derek Carr and Mike Barrett walk us thru what’s new in OpenShift Origin Release 3.10 The over all theme for the 3.10 release was “The Efficient Cluster” and this briefing covered a wide range of topics including these highlights: Resource Management Descheduler (tech preview), CPU Manager, […]

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Embedding Security in the Container Runtime

Embedding Security in the Container Runtime

Since the introduction of containers, DevOps has been pursuing the benefits: speed, agility, and portability. The promise of containers is what businesses were leveraging to accelerate their transformation into digital businesses. Or so we thought…Although container adoption has increased from 35% to 49%, only 20% of companies have deployed their containers in production. Why? Container […]

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[Podcast] PodCTL #43 – Istio, Knative, and GoogleNEXT announcements

[Podcast] PodCTL #43 - Istio, Knative, and GoogleNEXT announcements

There are four main events each year where Kubernetes is front and center – KubeCon, OpenShift Commons Gathering, Red Hat Summit and GoogleNEXT. This past week Google and the open source communities made a number of Kubernetes-related announcements, which we reviewed and discussed on this week’s show. Those announcements included the GA of Istio 1.0, […]

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