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Google introduces release channels for Kubernetes Engine

Rapid channel is in alpha testing and brings support for Windows Containers At KubeCon + CloudNativeCon, taking place this week in Barcelona, Google announced that it will offer three release channels for its Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), targeting different risk tolerance and business requirements. GKE has always automated the delivery of new Kubernetes versions to… Read More


19% of the most popular Docker containers have no root password

Containers from the UK government, HashiCorp, Microsoft, Monsanto and Mesosphere are potentially affected 19.4 percent of the Docker store’s top 1000 containers have no root password, potentially exposing users’ systems to attacks under certain conditions. Last week, a similar flaw was found impacting the official Alpine Linux Docker image, when Talos researchers discovered that all… Read More


JustGiving’s RAVEN platform turns data into donations
Leveraging data science and machine learning at scale, JustGiving is providing personalised experiences and identifying the causes that people actually care about. Richard Freeman, PhD, lead data and machine learning engineer, talks through the tools and processes underpinning the tech-for-good company's platform, and why you should think twice before relying on third-party services JustGiving has... Read More

RunC container security flaw hits Kubernetes and Docker

A security bug affecting the RunC container runtime undergirding Kubernetes, Dockers, cri-O and containerd and has been discovered  Security researchers have discovered a fresh container security flaw that allows malicious containers to run roughshod over the host RunC binary and execute root-level code on host machines. Labelled CVE-2019-5736, the new flaw could conceivably allow attackers to embed a… Read More


Dont make a lift and shift-heap of your hybrid strategy
It’s time to dissect the hybrid playbook and call out "lift and shift" for what it is: a recipe for disaster, writes David Safaii, CEO at Trilio We’ve heard the hype: hybrid cloud is the future. It’s limitless. It’s the ‘ideal’ IT model. It spins ethernet cables into gold. All for the low, low price... Read More


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