Kata Containers now available in Tumbleweed

Aug 15, 2019


Kata Containers is an open source container runtime that is crafted to seamlessly plug into the containers ecosystem.

We are now excited to announce that the Kata Containers packages are finally available in the official openSUSE Tumbleweed repository.

It is worthwhile to spend few words explaining why this is a great news, considering the role of Kata Containers (a.k.a. Kata) in fulfilling the need for security in the containers ecosystem, and given its importance for openSUSE and Kubic.

What is Kata

As already mentioned, Kata is a container runtime focusing on security and on ease...

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Kubic now available on ARM

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We are proud to announce that Kubic officially supports AArch64, the 64-bit ARMv8! What does it mean? What are the differences with x86_64? How would you install and use it? Please read this blog post to answer those questions! Kubic supports AArch64 - What does it mean? It simply means...

How to enable PSP with Traefik

Jan 24, 2019

If you are reading this, it is possibly because you already know what Traefik is and you want to use it without running it as root (main proces pid 1) or any other privileged user. If security is a big consern, enabling Kubernetes PodSecurityPolicy - PSP is considered to be...

Kubic is now a certified Kubernetes distribution

Jan 22, 2019

The openSUSE Kubic team is proud to announce that as of yesterday, our Kubic distribution has become a Certified Kubernetes Distribution! Notably, it is the first open source Kubernetes distribution to be certified using the CRI-O container runtime! What is Kubernetes Certification? Container technologies in general, and Kubernetes in particular,...

CRI-O is now our default container runtime interface

Sep 17, 2018

We’re really excited to announce that as of today, we now officially supports the CRI-O Container Runtime Interface as our default way of interfacing with containers on your Kubic systems! Um that’s great, but what is a Container Runtime Interface? Contrary to what you might have heard, there are more...

Getting started with kubeadm on Kubic

Aug 20, 2018

kubeadm now available in Kubic As discussed in our recent announcement we’ve been working hard in our new direction, integrating kubeadm as a primary method of setting up a Kubernetes cluster on openSUSE Kubic. After this short time, we’re proud to already be able to share that as of Snapshot...

An Exciting New Direction

Aug 9, 2018

Dear Community, It’s been over a year since we started the Kubic project, and it’s worth looking back over the last months and evaluating where we’ve succeeded, where we haven’t, and sharing with you all our plans for the future. A stable base for the future Much of our success...