Chkk helps keep complex Kubernetes environments up and running

As Kubernetes is being deployed for ever more mission critical workloads, keeping clusters up and running has become increasingly important for DevOps teams. Chkk, an early-stage startup, launched out

Microsoft launches Radius, an open source application platform for the cloud-native era

Microsoft today announced the launch of Radius, a new open source, language-agnostic application platform for building and running cloud-native applications. The project is being spun out of the Micro

KSOC says it’s tackling cloud-native security in a way that is Kubernetes-first

The take-up of Kubernetes, a tool for managing containerized workloads, is only expected to increase as demand for cloud-native architectures and containerization continues. In terms of security, this

Google introduces GKE Enterprise to help companies manage complex Kubernetes environments

Google launched Kubernetes back in 2014 as an open source project to help manage containers. Over time, as it has become a cloud-native mainstay, the company has continued to support the open source p

Canonical’s Sunbeam makes OpenStack more viable for small-scale deployments

OpenStack, the open-source infrastructure-as-a-service project that helps enterprises manage their on-premise data centers, was never known to be easy to install and operate. That meant that very few

Kubernetes and sigstore founders raise $17.5M to launch software supply chain startup Stacklok

After being instrumental in launching the Kubernetes open source project, Kubernetes co-founders Craig McLuckie and Joe Beda left Google to launch Heptio in 2016. They then sold the company to VMware

Slim.AI helps developers optimize and secure their containers

Slim.AI, a startup specializing in software supply chain security that helps businesses optimize and secure their software containers, today announced the launch of its automated container hardening f

Loft makes working with virtualized Kubernetes clusters easier

Loft Labs helps developers — and the businesses that employ them — more efficiently use their Kubernetes clusters by virtualizing Kubernetes itself. This makes it easier to share a single

Mirantis acquires Shipa

Container management platform Mirantis, which you may remember from its OpenStack days and from acquiring Docker Enterprise in 2019, today announced that it has acquired Shipa, a startup that builds t

5 tips for dealing with Day 2 Kubernetes operational challenges

Kubernetes is a wonderful but complex software that can present significant 'Day Two' challenges when put into production.

Spotify’s grand plan to monetize developers via its open source Backstage project

With nearly a third of the global music-streaming market share, Spotify needs little in the way of introduction. Some 456 million people consume music, podcasts and audiobooks through Spotify each mon

How to run data on Kubernetes: 6 starting principles

Running data on Kubernetes isn’t always easy, but the good news is that it’s well worth the hard work.

With $24.2M in funding, Diagrid launches its fully managed Dapr service for Kubernetes

Back in 2019, Microsoft launched Dapr, an open source project that aimed to make it easier for developers to build microservices on top of Kubernetes. Dapr, which stands for “distributed applica

Amazon Detective now supports container security in Amazon EKS

At AWS re:Inforce in Boston today, the company announced that Amazon Detective now helps security teams track security events in Amazon EKS. Kurt Kufeld, VP of platform at AWS, introduced Amazon Detec

Fermyon wants to reinvent the way programmers develop microservices

When Fermyon’s founders were working at Microsoft, they helped build a lot of cloud native technologies. They noted that the development process, particularly around Kubernetes, was complex and deve

Platform9 raises $26M to help manage distributed cloud clusters

Platform9, which bills itself as an “open distributed cloud company,” today announced that it closed a $26 million funding round led by Celesta Capital with participation from Cota Capital

Google Cloud opens a new region in Texas

Google Cloud today announced the launch of its new cloud region in Dallas, Texas, as it continues to expand its data center footprint around the world. The new region marks the company’s 11th re

Chainguard raises $50M to guard supply chains

Chainguard, a startup that focuses on securing software supply chains, announced today that it has raised a $50 million Series A funding round led by Sequoia Capital. Amplify, the Chainsmokers’

CNCF launches a new program to help telcos adopt Kubernetes

At its KubeCon + CloudNativeCon conference this week, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) announced a new program that aims to help communication service providers and telcos adopt Kubernetes

Red Hat open sources StackRox, the Kubernetes security platform it acquired last year

Last January, Red Hat announced that it was acquiring Kubernetes security startup StackRox, a company that had raised more than $65 million since it was founded in 2014. With StackRox, the company acq
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