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  • Optimizing Adidas' Container Platform Using GitOps

    Adidas recently discussed how they evolved their platform configuration towards a GitOps-based setup. In a series of blog posts, Adidas elaborated on the utilization of GitOps in their container platform and how they plan to introduce improvements in the management of their platform.

  • Zurich Insurance Group's Journey with Scalable Account Vending and AWS Account Factory for Terraform

    AWS recently highlighted Zurich Insurance Group's use of AWS Account Factory for Terraform, which enabled them to attain the desired performance parameters needed to facilitate the provisioning of more than 3000 accounts. Zurich Insurance Group streamlined its Cloud Adoption Strategy by using the Scalable Account Vending solution, automating the process of setting up new AWS environments easily.

  • Why Cloud Zombies Are Destroying the Planet and How You Can Stop Them

    At QCon London, Holly Cummins, Quarkus senior principal software engineer at RedHat, talked about how utilization and elasticity relate to sustainability. In addition, she introduced a range of practical zombie-hunting techniques, including absurdly simple automation, LightSwitchOps, and FinOps.

  • Google Releases Kubernetes GitOps Observability Dashboard

    Google Cloud introduced Config Management Dashboard that allows the Platform Administrator or Operator to have a real-time picture of configuration syncs and failures across multiple Kubernetes clusters.

  • NubesGen Brings Git Push to Azure Infrastructure

    With a new command-line interface (CLI) available in its v0.8.0 release, NubesGen can now automatically find its configuration, and set up a GitOps workflow for deploying Infrastructure as Code into Azure, allowing developers to easily get up and running with cloud infrastructure for their projects. InfoQ interviewed Julien Dubois, project leader of NubesGen, on the product and where it’s headed.

  • Qovery: a Heroku for Almost Any Cloud Provider?

    Qovery started on a journey to build a developer’s productivity tool which would allow scaling companies to keep up the rapid pace of delivery, without sacrificing quality or stability. One way is by combining the simplicity and “magic” of a PaaS, like Heroku, with IaaS’ flexibility. In a conversation with InfoQ, the CEO and founder, Romaric Philogene, provided more insights into their journey.

  • Litmus 2.0 Release Includes Multi-Tenancy, Chaos Workflows, GitOps, and Observability

    Last month, Litmus 2.0 was released for general availability, with the goal of simplifying chaos engineering by adding new features like chaos center, chaos workflows, GitOps for chaos, multi-tenancy, observability, and private chaos hubs. InfoQ interviewed Umasankar Mukkara, CEO of ChaosNative and co-creator and maintainer of Litmus engineering platform.

  • CNCF Promotes GitOps Tool Flux to Incubated Status

    The CNCF has promoted the Flux project from the sandbox level to incubated level. This is not only proof of widespread use of Flux, but also of its joining the GitOps family of projects and bringing a unified toolkit approach to continuous delivery.

  • Cheryl Hung on Trends in Cloud Native and DevOps for 2021

    In a recent keynote for The DEVOPS Conference, Cheryl Hung, VP ecosystem for the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), shared her top 10 predictions for cloud native in the upcoming year. This includes improvements in cross cloud support, growth in GitOps and chaos engineering practices, and an increase in the adoption of FinOps.

  • Git 2.31 Release: Maintenance Moved to Background

    Git 2.31 sees the light at almost three months after the previous official version. It brings the option of running git maintenance in background and also the addition of reverse index files. You can conclude that its main focus is a more efficient tool with increased usability.

  • Application Manager Brings GitOps to Google Kubernetes Engine

    Google has launched Kubernetes Application Manager, intending to simplify application configuration and lifecycle management. It’s an application delivery solution delivered as an add-on to Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), which is also part of Anthos. Kubernetes is widely used for managing containerised applications, but end-to-end Kubernetes lifecycle management can be challenging.

  • WKSctl: a Tool for Kubernetes Cluster Management Using GitOps

    WKSctl is an open-source project to install, bootstrap, and manage Kubernetes clusters, including add-ons, through SSH. WKSctl is a provider of the Cluster API (CAPI) using the GitOps approach. Kubernetes cluster configuration is defined in YAML, and WKSctl applies the updates after every push in Git, allowing users to have repeatable clusters on-demand.

  • "GitOps": Weaveworks Explain Their Model for Using Developer Tooling to Implement CI/CD

    Over the past year, the Weaveworks team has increasingly refined the ideas around the practice of “GitOps”, their name for how they use developer tooling to drive operations and to implement continuous delivery.