Mirantis Newsletter for August 2021
Every month, the team at Mirantis sends out a newsletter chronicling top industry and company news. Below you'll find links to thought leadership articles, blogs, tutorials, and the latest updates to our enterprise and open source products. If you don't currently receive the newsletter, you can subscribe using the form on the right.
- Mirantis Achieves New FIPS 140-2 Validation for Encryption - Completes Rigorous Testing for Deployments within the U.S. Federal Government
- Gartner Faults AWS, Microsoft and Google for Agressive Sales Tactics, Confirming the Need for Multi-Cloud
- Server and K8s Security in the Spotlight | Microsoft Releases its own Linux Distro
- Mirantis Container Cloud 2.10 Release - This release enables you to create or upgrade clusters to the latest versions of Mirantis Kubernetes Engine and Mirantis Container Runtime. There's also a guided tour for new users and a preview of CentOS 7.9 on VMware.
- Mirantis Container Runtime QuickStart Guides - Our docs team published a series of QuickStarts, including for Ubuntu, CentOS, Linux, and RHEL.
- Combined Patch Releases: Mirantis Kubernetes Engine, Secure Registry, Container Runtime - Enhancements include CVE updates, support for multi-instance GPU, use of "latest" tag in MKE, and support for MSR /v2/_catalog API.
- Mirantis Cloud Platform 2019.2.15 Maintenance Update - Highlights include support for RabbitMQ queue mirroring and easier troubleshooting, improvements to RabbitMQ connection handling, and support for User ID in the Nova policy, such as for restricting console access to the creator of a VM and admins.
Open Source Projects
- Lens 5.1.3 Release - This release upgraded to Tailwind CSS 2.2.4 and enabled its Just-in-Time mode to reduce bundle size. Many maintenance updates and fixes were also added.
- k0s Patch Release 1.21.3+k0s.0 - Updates include containerd 1.4.8 (CVE fix), Kubernetes 1.21.3, RunC 1.0.1, kine 0.6.3, konnectivity 0.0.22 and bug fixes.
- Kubernetes cheat sheet - Often you know what you want to do, you just can't remember the vocabulary or syntax for how to do it. This cheat sheet is designed to help solve that problem.
- How To Give Developers Secure Access to Kubernetes Clusters - Learn how to use Lens Spaces with Cluster Connect to connect any of your Kubernetes clusters without having to expose the Kubernetes API via the Internet.
- What is a secure software supply chain and why should I care? - In order to mitigate the risk of someone injecting unwanted code into our applications, we need to change the way we think about trusting our code.
- Kubernetes multi-container pods and container communication - Learn how to combinine multiple containers into a single Kubernetes Pod, and what it means for inter-container communication.
- How to Deploy a Production Grade Cluster, and Share Access with your Team - Watch a demo of how to configure a Mirantis Kubernetes Engine cluster and securely share access to it through Lens Spaces - a cloud-based enhancement added to Lens.
- How to access and install desktop GUI for Ubuntu cloud servers - Accessing the GUI for the browser or other non-command-line tasks often isn’t available out of the box, but it’s straightforward if you know what to do.
- Do We Need to Change How We Define the Datacenter?
- Istio in the Enterprise: Security and Scale Out Challenges for Microservices in Kubernetes
- The value of Kubernetes as a substrate for complex software
- The End of Open Source?
In the News
- Tech Crunch | The End of Open Source?
- Hosting Journalist | Mirantis Receives New FIPS 140-2 Encryption Validation
- TFiR | Mirantis Earns FIPS 140-2 Validation For Encryption