Kong Inc. Donates Open Source Kuma to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation

The First Envoy-Based Service Mesh Control Plane Project Now Governed by the CNCF Provides Developers with Production-Ready Software for Managing and Controlling Mesh-Based Applications on Any Platform

Kong Inc., the leading cloud connectivity company, today announced that it has donated open source Kuma to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation®  (CNCF®) as a Sandbox project, becoming the first Envoy-based control plane for service mesh to be part of the foundation. The CNCF hosts critical components of the global technology infrastructure, including Kubernetes, and is focused on building sustainable ecosystems for cloud native software.

Based on the popular open source Envoy proxy, a graduated CNCF project, Kuma is a universal control plane that enables seamless management of any service on the network, from any platform—including Kubernetes, containers, virtual machines, bare metal and other environments. Kuma focuses on ease of use and aims to be a turnkey service mesh that can quickly provide value to production environments. It features unique capabilities such as multi-mesh support, hybrid universal mode, global/remote control plane scalability, and built-in service discovery and GUI, among other features.

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From the cloud to space: AWS launches aerospace and satellite business unit

The cloud computing giant sees the opportunity for growth as public and private entities launch new space-based missions.

Amazon Web Services on Tuesday announced it’s establishing a new business unit dedicated to the global aerospace and satellite industry. The new business segment could open up new sources of revenue for the cloud computing giant as organizations in the public and private sectors launch more space-based missions.

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Oracle unveils Helidon 2.0 for Java microservices

Oracle has released Helidon 2.0, an upgrade to its Java libraries designed to simplify microservices development. The upgrade brings GraalVM Native Image startup and memory consumption benefits to MicroProfile developers.

Helidon 2.0 was announced on June 24. The project features Helidon SE, which is a set of reactive, non-blocking libraries for functional programming, and Helidon MP, which is a declarative programming version that implements the Eclipse MicroProfile APIs.

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FinOps Foundation joins The Linux Foundation to nail down best cloud financial practices

Managing cloud costs and making the most from cloud services is a full-time job, but thanks to the FinOps Foundation, you don’t have to go it on your own.

At the virtual Open Source Summit, The Linux Foundation announced it was joining forces with the FinOps Foundation. Their mutual goal is to advance the discipline of FinOps through best practices, education, and standards. 

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Microsoft is buying CyberX to bolster its Azure IoT security

Azure IoT users can look for additional security and monitoring capabilities as Microsoft announces plans to buy CyberX

Microsoft has announced it will purchase the industrially focused network security vendor CyberX for an undisclosed sum in an effort to bolster the security capabilities of its Azure IoT platform.

The acquisition strikes at the heart of two key IIoT security pain points. While it’s comparatively easy to build new IoT devices that have all the necessary features for seamless security management, older devices running a wildly diverse range of different protocols, which may lack important features like the ability to be patched remotely, are a bigger challenge.

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Collibra Unveils First-ever Data Intelligence Cloud

On-Demand Platform Helps Companies Capture the Value of Data Faster than Ever

Collibra, the Data Intelligence company, today launched the Collibra Data Intelligence Cloud, an end-to-end integrated platform that automates data workflows, provides deep visibility into the data ecosystem, ensures security and delivers trusted insights. Collibra Data Intelligence Cloud provides business, data governance and privacy users with a streamlined means of accessing trusted data, which they can then analyze with the tools they already use. The results are lower costs, improved scalability and accelerated data-driven outcomes for enterprise businesses.

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Cloud Foundry Foundation Announces Availability of New Features to Make Modern Application Development Even Simpler for Developers

cf CLI v7 gives developers granular control over sophisticated development and deployment techniques

SAN FRANCISCO, June 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Cloud Foundry Summit –The Cloud Foundry Foundation, home to open source projects simplifying the developer experience, today announced from the virtual Cloud Foundry North American Summit the release of version 7 of the Cloud Foundry Command Line Interface (cf CLI v7).

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MLflow joins the Linux Foundation

First End-to-End Machine Learning Platform Is Embraced by the Community with over 2 Million Downloads Per Month and over 200 Contributors in Only 2 Years

San Francisco, JUNE 25, 2020 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced that MLflow, an open source machine learning (ML) platform created by Databricks, will join the Linux Foundation. Since its introduction at Spark + AI Summit two years ago, MLflow has experienced impressive community engagement from over 200 contributors and is downloaded more than 2 million times per month, with a 4x annual growth rate in downloads. The Linux Foundation provides a vendor neutral home with an open governance model to broaden adoption and contributions to the MLflow project even further.

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SUSE Announces The Availibility Of SUSE Cloud Application Platform 2.0

  • It will provide full application lifecycle automation and enable enterprises to shrink release cycles from months to minutes as per SUSE
  • The enhancements to the platform’s web-based management console will help administrators manage applications more easily and securely

SUSE has announced the availability of SUSE Cloud Application Platform 2.0. It said that this will allow enterprises to transition existing Cloud Foundry implementations rapidly and pragmatically to modern, Kubernetes-based architecture. It will provide full application lifecycle automation and enable enterprises to shrink release cycles from months to minutes claimed the company.

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Cloud Native Computing Foundation Announces Harbor Graduation

Cloud native registry used in production by China Mobile, OVHcloud, JD.com, Mulesoft, and more

SAN FRANCISCO, June 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Cloud Native Computing Foundation® (CNCF®), which builds sustainable ecosystems for cloud native software, today announced that Harbor is the eleventh project to graduate. To move from the maturity level of incubation to graduation Harbor has demonstrated growing adoption, an open governance process, feature maturity, and a strong commitment to community, sustainability, and inclusivity.

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