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As we continue our work in upstream Kubernetes development to enable it for the community and enterprises alike, we’d like to celebrate the upcoming delivery of Kubernetes 1.11 expected this week.

In recent months, we've talked about our plans for Red Hat CoreOS, the new immutable, container-centric operating system bringing automated operations to Red Hat OpenShift. This week, the Fedora project announced the official launch of the Fedora CoreOS project, a new open source community effort under the Fedora banner.

We recently open sourced the Operator Framework and today we’re happy to share the next milestone: Operator Metering. Operator Metering is designed to help you gain more knowledge about the usage and costs to run and manage Kubernetes native applications (Operators). This joins the other Operator Framework components – SDK and Lifecycle Management – that are a part of the Operator Framework family, an open source toolkit designed to manage Operators in a more effective, automated, and scalable way.

In the months since CoreOS was acquired by Red Hat, we’ve been building on our vision of helping companies achieve greater operational efficiency through automation. Today at Red Hat Summit we’ve outlined our roadmap for how we plan to integrate the projects and technologies started at CoreOS with Red Hat’s, bringing software automation expertise to customers and the community.

To help make it easier to build Kubernetes applications, Red Hat and the Kubernetes open source community today share the Operator Framework – an open source toolkit designed to manage Kubernetes native applications, called Operators, in a more effective, automated, and scalable way.

The cloud native community is gathering in Copenhagen next week for KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe! Here’s your guide to the talks and events you won’t want to miss. Meet the Red Hat and CoreOS team members all week long, May 1-4 at booth D-E01.

Today, Red Hat is pleased to announce a new open source project, the Vault Operator. In keeping with earlier projects, including the etcd Operator and the Prometheus Operator, the Vault Operator aims to make it easier to install, manage, and maintain instances of HashiCorp Vault – a tool designed for storing, managing, and controlling access to secrets, such as tokens, passwords, certificates, and API keys – on Kubernetes clusters.

Today, the Open Container Initiative (OCI) announced a successful vote to start a new project called distribution-spec. This project is focused on working towards a specification for distribution of OCI container images. Red Hat has been involved with and supports this as a member of OCI, and Red Hat believes this will benefit the Linux container community at large as well as many of Red Hat’s products and projects.

Kubernetes 1.10 is here

 

Kubernetes, a leading open source project for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications, announced version 1.10 today. Among the key features of this release are support for the Container Storage Interface (CSI), API aggregation, a new mechanism for supporting hardware devices, and more.

It's also the first release since CoreOS joined Red Hat. CoreOS already had the opportunity to work closely with our new Red Hat colleagues through the Kubernetes community and we now have the opportunity to redouble our efforts to help forward Kubernetes as an open source and community-first project.

Today we are issuing patches for two newly disclosed security vulnerabilities affecting all versions of Tectonic and Kubernetes versions 1.3 through 1.10. The vulnerabilities have been assigned CVE-2017-1002101 and CVE-2017-1002102, respectively.

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