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At the online Black Hat USA 2020 conference today, researchers from the Unit 42 arm of Palo Alto Networks disclosed how they had enabled malicious code to escape from a Kata Container runtime environment that makes use of lightweight virtual machines to isolate workloads. In theory, if a cyberattack breaks The post Palo Alto Networks Discloses Kata Container Flaws appeared first on Container Journal.
In spite of the economic downturn brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, it appears the development of container applications remains robust. Docker Inc. is reporting more than 11 billion pulls from the Docker Hub in July. The company also revealed the number of repositories on Docker Hub has grown to The post Docker: Containers Healthy Despite Economy appeared first on Container Journal.
Kubermatic, a provider of an open source platform for automating Kubernetes clusters, today unveiled an open source Service Management Hub dubbed KubeCarrier that automates the lifecycle management of services, applications and hardware using Kubernetes Operators. Company CEO Sebastian Scheele says as vendors and IT teams alike embrace the Operator framework The post Kubermatic Launches Hub for Kubernetes Operators appeared first on Container Journal.
Threat Stack announced today it has added support for the AWS Fargate managed serverless container service from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to its intrusion detection platform. Chris Ford, vice president of product for Threat Stack, says Threat Stack Container Security Monitoring for AWS Fargate employs a sensor in the form The post Threat Stack Adds Support for AWS Fargate appeared first on Container Journal.
TriggerMesh today announced it has integrated TriggerMesh Cloud, a serverless integration service for event-driven applications, with AWS EventBridge to enable any application to trigger functions and processes on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud regardless of where that application is running. Company CEO Mark Hinkle says TriggerMesh Cloud was The post TriggerMesh Extends Reach to AWS EventBridge appeared first on Container Journal.
Splice Machine, a provider of an open source SQL database optimized for workloads that incorporate machine learning algorithms, has launched a framework for managing its databases that runs on top of Kubernetes. Company CEO Monte Zweben says Splice Machine Kubernetes Ops Center will make it easier to manage fleets of The post Splice Machine Leans on Kubernetes to Manage DBs appeared first on Container Journal.
As Kubernetes gains more prominence, concern is mounting over how we gauge its effectiveness and mitigate container security vulnerabilities. Such vulnerabilities could leave a cluster unsecured or a container compromised, open to misuse by malicious users for things such as cryptomining. I recently spoke with Rory McCune, principal security consultant The post Common Container and Kubernetes Vulnerabilities appeared first on Container Journal.
Infrastructure configuration is a relatively simple, yet important aspect of deploying and managing containers It’s no secret that container adoption in enterprise settings is on the rise. In fact, a recent survey from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) found that 84% of respondents were already running containers in production The post The Keys to Successful Infrastructure Configuration appeared first on Container Journal.
Datawire has launched a free tool dubbed K8s Initializer that makes it simpler to create fully configured Kubernetes clusters. Company CEO Richard Li says the tools enable IT teams to leverage a self-service web interface to bootstrap networking, ingress and observability capabilities for a Kubernetes cluster in five simple clicks. The post Datawire Adds Free Kubernetes Cluster Config Tool appeared first on Container Journal.
Kubernetes can bring massive improvements to a company’s infrastructure and deployment processes. Yet, Kubernetes (K8s) is quite tricky for end developers to understand completely; the platform often requires specialists to operate. So, DevOps owners rise to the challenge to wrangle Kubernetes and developers focus on writing code. However, separating roles The post UX Layers for Kubernetes: The Next Cloud-Native Abstraction? appeared first on Container Journal.