1CoreOS Fest Showcases New Projects to Advance Containers
2CoreOS Raises $28M in New Funding
Alex Polvi, CEO of CoreOS, announced a new $28 million Series B round of funding for his company at CoreOS Fest. The new funding came from GV (formerly Google Ventures), Accel, Fuel Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) and Y Combinator Continuity Fund, bringing total funding to date for CoreOS to $48 million.
3JWTproxy Project Secures Microservices
Brandon Philips, CTO of CoreOS, detailed the new JWTproxy service to help authenticate and secure microservices in a container environment.
4A Torrent of Containers
5Linux Is Growing Fast
Greg Kroah-Hartman, maintainer of the stable Linux kernel, delivered a keynote address outlining the rapid growth of Linux. According to Kroah-Hartman, there are 10,800 lines added to the Linux kernel every day.
6Kubernetes 1.3 Set to Improve Authorization
The Kubernetes container orchestration system, originally built by Google and now run as a Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) project, is developing its 1.3 update. Among the potential features that might be included in the Kubernetes 1.3 update is Role Based Access Control (RBAC) for granular control container user authorization.
7Project Calico and Flannel Come Together for Networking
The open-source Project Calico and flannel networking project are being brought together under the new Canal project that was announced at CoreOS Fest. The Canal effort will have commercial backing from a startup launched at the event called Tigera, led by CEO Andy Randall.
8Lennart Poettering Details Systemd Security
Red Hat engineer Lennart Poettering, one of the lead developers of the systemd initialization system that is broadly used in Linux distributions, delivered a detailed technical keynote on some of the key parameters in systemd and how they can be used to secure Linux servers.
9Packet Aims to Deliver Trusted Computing on Bare Metal
Zachary Smith, CEO of Packet, detailed his company’s vision of enabling a trusted computing platform in the cloud, built on bare metal servers.
10Rooftop Party in Berlin
The closing event of CoreOS Fest was a spectacular rooftop party at the Weekend Restaurant in Berlin, providing panoramic views of the city, alongside beverages and technical conversations.