[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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OKD: Renaming of OpenShift Origin with 3.10 Release

OKD: Renaming of OpenShift Origin with 3.10 Release

When we released OpenShift Origin as the open source upstream project for Red Hat OpenShift back in April 2012, we had little inkling of the phenomenal trajectory of cloud-native technology that was to come. With all the work that has gone into the Kubernetes-based core platform (OpenShift 3) from the initial OpenShift Origin 1.0 Release […]

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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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How to use GPUs with DevicePlugin in OpenShift 3.10

This post updates the previous version based on OpenShift 3.9 with relevant changes for OpenShift 3.10. Notably, the device manager API is marked as GA in OpenShift 3.10. Introduction This blog post will show how to use NVIDIA GPUs in OpenShift 3.10.  We start with a description of the environment, then show how to setup the host. […]

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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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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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Distributed Services Fabric for Container-Based Applications Powered by Avi Network

Distributed Services Fabric for Container-Based Applications Powered by Avi Network

In the first blog post of this series I discussed the challenge and requirements for providing application services to container-based applications and introduced the Avi Networks distributed services fabric. In this post I will highlight many of the performance and automation benefits of using the integrated OpenShift and Avi Networks solution. Scale and Performance Avi […]

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