CoreOS, maker of the Tectonic cloud-management pratform built on Kubernetes has announced that Tectonic 1.8 is ready to be shipped with the beta version of Open Cloud Services Catalog. In addition to circumnavigating cloud vendor lock-in, the catalog aims to enable companies to launch key infrastructure components.
Tectonic 1.8 comes with the latest version of Kubernetes, in addition to 2.0 of the open source Prometheus monitoring software and Vault, a cloud native secrets management tool. Using Tectonic 1.8, users can leverage the CoreOS Open Cloud Service Catalog beta to automate maintenance tasks such as patching and upgrading, disaster recovery and horizontally scaling containers across multiple clouds.
Following the foot trails of Kubernetes 1.8, Tectonic 1.8 includes support for outbound traffic filtering from a pod using network policies, configuring automatic transport layer security (TLS) and certificate rotation for Kubelet. With CoreOS’s deep Kubernetes expertise CoreOS Tectonic meet the needs of enterprises seeking to accelerate and broaden their containerization efforts.
This Tectonic release is significant because it gives infrastructure leaders and managers the ability to expose these unique and powerful enterprise services to their teams, with the benefits of automated operations without worry of being tied to any one cloud provider. Read more…