Why OpenTelemetry Is the Future of Instrumentation

Today, companies are rapidly embracing open source in all aspects of software development; and the monitoring space is no different. Engineers have access to numerous tools to measure the performance of their stacks, and open source is at the heart of this tool explosion.

Snyk Rethinks Static Application Security Testing for Developers

Snyk Rethinks Static Application Security Testing for Developers. Snyk Code, released at SnykCon last week, fills many of the gaps in existing SAST solutions for developers’ needs for testing open source code, application code, containers and infrastructure as code, the company claims.

Enterprise Database Selection Most Often Led by System Architects

Architects usually choose the database technology used for new applications at 41% of organizations according to Percona’s “2020 Open Source Data Management Software Survey”. Developers make these decisions at 26% of organizations.

NGINX Steps into the Service Mesh Fray Promising a Simpler Alternative

NGINX introduced the NGINX Service Mesh (NSM), a free and open source service mesh that uses NGINX Plus, the company's commercial version of its open source NGINX proxy, to power its data plane.

Adrian Cockcroft on ‘Failover Theater’ and Achieving True Continuous Resilience

At this year’s virtual ChaosConf, Adrian Cockcroft, vice president of cloud architecture strategy at Amazon Web Services, talked about the dangers of “availability theater” and how to better ground your systems reliability in reality.

Tutorial: Kubernetes-Native Backup and Recovery With Stash

In this post, we are going to introduce you to a Kubernetes-native tool for taking backups of your disks, helping with the crucial recovery plan. Stash is a Restic Operator that accelerates the task of backing up and recovering your Kubernetes infrastructure.

Lightbend Survey: Cloud Native Is a Process, Not a Place

For IT leaders, cloud native isn’t so much a place or a thing — it’s something they do. It's what cloud computing enables customers to do differently.

The Future of Cloud Native Security Is Self-Healing

Self-Healing Is the Future By embedding appropriate security controls into the development process, that infrastructure can self-diagnose and self-heal — eliminating the all-too-common bottlenecks that limit the effectiveness of today's security programs.

On-Premise to Cloud Migration: 4 Key Challenges in Becoming Cloud-Native

Check out the key challenges faced by an organization or business while migrating it's applications and data from on-premise to cloud.

How Design Impacts the Security of Cloud Native Applications – The New Stack

The 21st century is all about cloud native applications, but designing containerized applications or microservices is only the tip of the iceberg.

Cloud Foundry Aims to Bring the Ease of ‘cf push’ to Kubernetes

The Cloud Foundry open source platform-as-a-service software continues to pursue a tight integration with Kubernetes, for the benefit of developers. 

Embracing NewSQL: Why PalFish Chose TiDB

In this post, we’ll share with you why we chose TiDB over MySQL. We hope our experience can help you find the most appropriate database for your application.

Why Observability Is the Next Big Thing in Security

It's not easy to tell modern security stories to users of legacy security solutions still attached to squeezing some fading security value from network-based perimeter walls.

How to Build Real-Time Notification Service Using Server-Sent Events (SSE)

For the SSE to work, the server needs to tell the client that the response’s content-type is text/eventstream.

The Dapr Distributed Runtime Nears Production Readiness

The Dapr open source distributed runtime is soon nearing an 1.0 release, possibly by the end of the year, noted Mark Chmarny, Microsoft principal program manager in the office of the Azure CTO, in a Cloud Native Computing Foundation Webinar held earlier this month.

Azure Arc Is a Control Plane to Orchestrate Hybrid Cloud Systems

Azure Arc makes Azure Resource Manager templates the control plane for managing and applying governance to all your infrastructure – VMs, Kubernetes or databases, on Azure, on your own hardware and in other clouds – in a consistent way, using gitops, and brings a subset of Azure services to that infrastructure (starting with database services).

Primer: How HashiCorp Boundary Brings Cloud Native Computing to the Developer Desktop

HashiCorp's open source remote access software Boundary, unveiled last week at the HashiConf, promises to provide an easy way for developers to hook into cloud native  services, according to this presentation from HashiCorp  co-founder and chief technology officer Armon Dadgar.

No Easy Fix: Cloud Native’s Role in Digital Transformation

Chief Information Officers are deluding themselves if they think digital transformation via cloud native technologies such as Kubernetes is going to be easy.

Choosing an Operating System and Container Runtime for Your Cloud Native Stack

Containers redefined the role of an operating system (OS). With much of the heavy lifting moving to container runtimes, an OS has become a thin layer that provides access to physical resources. This shift has resulted in a new breed of operating systems called container-optimized OS (COS).

The Case for True Data Mobility

The Case for True Data Mobility. This article argues for an Instant Data Mobility approach that leverages WAN and data optimization techniques to fetch data over the WAN on-demand while performing all writes locally at the destination thus allowing customers to move applications across IT islands with near-zero downtime.