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Notwithstanding its benefits, Kubernetes can undermine organisations’ digital security if container admins don’t configure it correctly.
Kubernetes has become the standard tool for running and developing container-based application applications in the cloud. But according to major advocates, like Red Hat, Kubernetes has a lot more to offer than bolstering application development.
With hybrid and multi-cloud key enterprise trends, Kubernetes is also increasingly being touted as a foundational tool for such strategies. Why? Partly because it allegedly enables portability, allowing organisations to easily move applications between environments and clouds, thus avoiding dreaded vendor lock-in.
VMware has announced its intent to purchase early-stage security start-up Octarine as it looks to improve container security in VMware Carbon Black Cloud.
Octarine’s security platform for Kubernetes is designed to simplify DevSecOps and protect modern application workloads in cloud-native environments.
For Dave Whyte, operations lead at UK automotive marketplace Auto Trader, a combination of Google Kubernetes Engine and an Istio service mesh has made the company’s DevOps dish taste even sweeter. At this year’s DevOps Live in London, Dave will explain why the centralised platform the company has built using the two tools is “the DevOps dream.”
The combination is a powerful weapon. But what are Kubernetes and Istio’s respective roles in the new environment?
IBM’s latest financials reveal the tech giant’s $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat is already positively impacting its bottom line.
IBM closed Q4 with solid growth in its cloud and software businesses, helping to end a five-quarter streak where the company posted consecutive falls in revenue.