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CNCF is hosting CloudNativeCon, along with KubeCon and PrometheusDay, to bring together leading contributors in cloud native applications and computing, containers, microservices, central orchestration processing, and more November 8-9 in Seattle.

CloudNativeCon Unites Leaders in Open Source, Container and Cloud Native Tech

Today’s cloud native ecosystem is growing at an incredibly rapid pace – as new technologies are continuously introduced and current applications are ever-evolving. Taking the lead in bringing together the industry’s top developers, end users, and vendors, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF...
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5 Cool Unikernels Projects

Unikernels are poised to become the next big thing in microservices after Docker containers. Here’s a look at some of the cool things you can do with unikernels. First, though, here’s a quick primer on what unikernels are, for the uninitiated. Unikernels are similar to containers in that they...
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DevOps'n the Operating System [Video]

In this video, John Willis takes a brief look at the history of how Devops principles and operating systems have converged. He spends most of the time forward looking at what and how unikernels will converge with Devops tools, processes and culture. He ends with a demo of how containers, unikernels...
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Syslog, A Tale Of Specifications

The advantage of a unikernel work cycle is many-fold. You get performance benefits from not having a memory management unit or Kernel/User boundary and the attack surface is greatly minimized as all system dependencies are compiled with your application logic. Don’t use a file-system in...
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What Containers and Unikernels Can Learn from Arduino and Raspberry Pi

I had always viewed Arduinos and Raspberry Pi as these cool, little, specialized devices that can be used to make all kinds of fun gadgets. I came from the software side of the world and have always considered Linux on x86 and x86-64 "general purpose." The truth is, Arduinos are...
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Introducing Unik: Build and Run Unikernels with Ease

By Idit Levine (@Idit_Levine), Office of the CTO & CTO of Cloud Platform Team, EMC Check out the Unik code today at https://github.com/emc-advanced-dev/unik/ Catch the announcement and live demo today at 11am PDT/2pm EDT:  https://plus.google.com/events/c17rvgfd2cohnn5adaf5ov1drag...
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Open Source Security Process Part 2: Containers vs. Hypervisors - Protecting Your Attack Surface

In part two of this series, Xen Project Advisory Board Chairman Lars Kurth discusses the different security vulnerabilities of containers and hypervisors. Read Part 1: A Cloud Security Introduction. With virtualization software, every element of every interface is an opportunity to make a mistake...
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