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. Press Release Mirantis Achieves New FIPS 140-2 Validation …

How to Deploy and Monitor a Kubernetes Cluster Using Mirantis Container Cloud on Equinix Metal

One of the beautiful advantages of multi-cloud is the flexibility to choose the best cloud infrastructure for each of your workloads. For latency-sensitive applications like trading, telecommunications, MMORPGs, and telemedicine, this means having infrastructure close to customers and internet exchanges so you can shave off precious milliseconds from packet round-trip time. Here at Mirantis, we are super excited to partner …

The Value of Kubernetes as a Substrate for Complex Software, or Why We Containerized OpenStack [webinar]

Recently we hosted a webinar where Field CTO Shaun O'Meara talked to Product Manager Artem Andreev about how we containerized OpenStack so it could take advantage of the strengths of Kubernetes. We wanted to share an excerpt of Artem's presentation below. If you would like to view the full-length webinar recording, please click here.  Challenges of OpenStack lifecycle management What are the …

The End of Open Source?

Several weeks ago, the Linux community was rocked by the disturbing news that University of Minnesota researchers had developed (but, as it turned out, not fully executed) a method for introducing what they called “hypocrite commits” to the Linux kernel — the idea being to distribute hard-to-detect behaviors, meaningless in themselves, that could later be aligned by attackers to manifest vulnerabilities. This was …

This week in cloud news: 8/16/21

This week Kong updated its Service Mesh with a brand new architecture of Load Balancer, the National Security Administration provided security guidance, Nirmata raised $4 million for their Kubernetes policy engine, and most of all, Kubernetes 1.22 has been released. 

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Your App Deserves More than Kubernetes Ingress: Kubernetes Ingress vs. Istio Gateway [webinar]

Any application running at production scale should have an “Ingress” to expose itself to the outside world. While Kubernetes provides the “Ingress” resource for this purpose, its feature set is limited depending on the kind of Ingress Controller (usually nginx) being used. Alternatively, you can leverage Istio and take advantage of its more feature-rich Ingress Gateway resource, even if your application …

Gartner faults AWS, Microsoft and Google for aggressive sales tactics, confirming the need for multi-cloud

Freedom from vendor lock-in is as urgent as ever for enterprise clouds. This is a crucial insight to glean from Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Services, published in July. In the report, analysts Raj Bala and Bob Gill named questionable, often overly aggressive sales tactics among the top three problems they found with market leaders Amazon Web …

How to access & install desktop GUI for Ubuntu cloud servers

One great thing about cloud computing is that it provides you an opportunity to easily run other operating systems -- for example, I have a Mac laptop but often need Ubuntu -- but unfortunately, getting access to the GUI for things like the browser or other non-command-line tasks often isn't available out of the box. Fortunately, it's straightforward if you …

Why the World Still Needs Private Clouds [webinar] – w/ 451 Research & Reliance Jio

Earlier this year, Mirantis VP of Marketing John Allwright had the privilege of sitting down with Mayank Kapoor, VP of Engineering at Reliance Jio and Jay Lyman, Principal Analyst at 451 Research, for a lively discussion about public, private and hybrid/multi-clouds, and the role of each for companies in different industries and stages of maturity. Watch our webinar recording and …

Kubernetes multi-container pods and container communication

Containers are often intended to solve a single, narrowly defined problem, such as a microservice, but in the real world, problems require multiple containers for a complete solution.

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What’s new in Mirantis Container Cloud 2.10

New versions of Mirantis Container Runtime & Mirantis Kubernetes Engine. Improved security, storage & cloud infrastructure management.

This week in cloud news: 7/26/21

This week we’ve got lots of noise about security holes, and a Linux distribution from Microsoft.

Introduction to YAML: Creating a Kubernetes deployment

An introduction to YAML and how to use it to create Kubernetes Pods and Deployments.

Demystifying Cloud Security Compliance Webinar with Transcript, Deck & Links

With security on everyone's mind, we wanted to bring you this webinar, "Demystifying Cloud Security Compliance", which Bryan Langston, Director of Architecture and Jason James, Director of Security provided earlier this year. Please enjoy the video or read the transcript below, and let us know how we can help! Cloud Security Compliance Presenters Bryan Langston - Director of Architecture Bryan leads the …

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 Kubernetes cheat sheet is designed to help solve that problem. Kubernetes provides a way to orchestrate containers to provide a robust, cloud native environment. The architecture looks something like this: Kubernetes Terms  Terms with which you should be familiar: Cluster - …

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