Article: Why Istio is winning the open source service mesh race [Q&A]

API, Open Infrastructure, Spectrum

Why Istio is winning the open source service mesh race [Q&A]

In recent years the use of microservices has helped to streamline development processes. But there’s still an issue with managing communication between services. Service mesh is a technology that adds uniform networking capabilities right across the program stack but is decoupled from the application code itself.

There are a number of competing options available to implement service mesh. We spoke to Lin Sun, director of open source at Solo.io to find out why she believes the IBM/Google open source project, Istio is the clear winner.

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Article: 11 Open Source DevOps Tools We Love For 2021

Free, Libre, Open Software, Open Source

11 Open Source DevOps Tools We Love For 2021

DevOps isn’t just a cultural shift — it requires great tools to come to fruition. Below, we’ve pulled together a list of some of the most well-loved DevOps tools available today. But, throwing loads of money into fancy SaaS solutions can quickly gobble up the cloud budget.

These DevOps tools all are open source, and enable everything from container builds and orchestration to microservices networking, configuration management, CI/CD automation, full-stack monitoring and more. Here are some of our favorite open source DevOps tools for 2021.

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Article: Curiefense, an Open Source, Envoy-Based Cloud Native Security Platform

Free, Open Software, Open Source

Curiefense, an Open Source, Envoy-Based Cloud Native Security Platform

Reblaze, an Israeli cloud native, managed application security solution provider, has released a commercial version of Curiefense, a Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) sandbox security project.

Its job is to protect cloud native applications and APIs from such threats as SQL injection, cross-site scripting (XSS), application-layer Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), and API abuse.

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