Welcome to my perspective & analysis of this week's top tech news, with a focus on trends and tech around modern SW dev and DevOps.
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Propose your talks for the Open Source Summit! The CFP closes in just a couple of weeks, and topics range across the entire spectrum of breadth and depth. I'm serving as program chair for the second year, and am very pleased by the direction it's taken.
This week's F5-Nginx deal heralds the arrival of widespread enterprise microservices use, and enterprises will soon see a bounty of products, from traditional vendors to startups, that address the convergence of networking and app components. F5…
Donnie BerkholzI think this'll end up having a couple of big implications for F5 customers and Nginx users -- a big win for the former as enterprise networking teams modernize, and more enterprisey sales process for the latter (for better and worse).
Sustainable Free and Open Source Communities
– Mar 12, 2:57 PM
At the heart of Open Source beats Free Software values. The AWS announcement that they are launching the Open Distro for Elasticsearch, an upstream-compatible distribution of Elasticsearch and Kibana, is a victory for those values. So is the…
Donnie BerkholzThis serves as a reminder of two things: open source never promised anybody a business model, and low barriers to entry are hugely important. Elastic has had trouble balancing commercial ambition with truly open community, which makes it vulnerable.
Today we are pleased to announce TriggerMesh Aktion, a CLI to transform GitHub Actions into Tekton pipelines. You have most likely heard about Github Actions, it is an alpha feature of GitHub which lets you express CI/CD workflows store them…
Donnie Berkholz'Transform GitHub Actions into Tekton pipelines' (fka Knative pipelines)
New initiative provides neutral home for Jenkins, Jenkins X, Spinnaker, Tekton projects and the next generation of continuous delivery collaboration HALF MOON BAY, Calif. – Open Source Leadership Summit – March 12, 2019 – The…
Donnie BerkholzWill it really help to drive portability in the interest of end users or just serve as another gathering point for vendor communities? The presence of enterprise members is always a good sign. At a minimum, it may help to grow overall adoption of CD.
Everyday millions of people around Southeast Asia count on Grab to get themselves or what they need from point A to B in a safe, comfortable and reliable manner. In fact, just very recently we crossed our 3 billion transport rides milestone…
Donnie BerkholzGood story on a migration to improved logging for better troubleshooting and lower cost. One of the best parts of this post was how they provided prod-like log analysis tools to developers to run locally. (via SRE Weekly)
A bit more than a week ago, Joe Ward wrote about the commonalities he sees between serverless computing and Kubernetes, and how Kubernetes can help in achieving a serverless architecture. In his blog post, he concludes: Given the rapid adoption of…
Donnie BerkholzAs so much time and effort goes into talking about containers, container orchestration, service mesh, do -- or should -- developers care? (via DevOps Weekly)