An Open Source Standard For Kubernetes Cost Monitoring. Subscribe to get the latest updates on container-native & DevOps news here.

An Open Source Standard For Kubernetes Cost Monitoring. Subscribe to get the latest updates on container-native & DevOps news here.

The Headlines

Kubecost Open Sources OpenCost: an Open Source Standard for Kubernetes Cost Monitoring

The open-source Kubernetes OpenCost standard enables teams to work with a unified methodology for tracking, calculating, and controlling costs across many settings.

Webb Brown, CEO of Kubecost, spoke at KubeCon+CloudNativeCon NA 2022 and talked about OpenCost, its relevance to developers, and the state of Kubernetes cost management.

  • What is the state of Kubernetes cost management today, and where are we heading?

  • What does OpenCost enable for this ecosystem, and what integrations are being delivered to end-users?

  • Are there any plans to integrate with other cloud providers or vendors?

  • How is Kubecost going to be free for unlimited clusters?

For Kubernetes, Kubecost creates tools for real-time cost management and monitoring. A vendor-neutral open-source project called OpenCost measures and distributes infrastructure and container expenses.

Docker Desktop 4.14 Adds Resource Usage Monitor and Vulnerability Discovery

The latest version adds a resource usage monitor and vulnerability discovery tool. Docker Compose v20.10.21, which fixes a Git vulnerability enabling an attack leading to the potential disclosure of sensitive information. Additionally, Docker Desktop 4.14 adopts the latest Docker Engine, Docker Compose, and Containers releases.

Tutorials & Guides

Green Software for Practitioners (LFC131)

Learn the basic concepts a software practitioner needs to know to build, maintain, and run greener applications.

GitHub Supply Chain Security Using GitGat (LFD122x)

GitHub is one of the most popular SCM (source control management) systems in the world and is used by millions of open-source developers. Take your first steps in learning to secure your GitHub repositories with GitGat.

Introduction to Istio (LFS144x)

This course is a practical introduction to Istio, designed for anyone who wishes to build on their knowledge of Linux, Docker, and Kubernetes to learn how to install and configure a service mesh and to understand the benefits of deploying and running distributed applications in a service mesh environment.

Fundamentals of Quantum Computing (LFQ101)

This course dispels some of the myths surrounding quantum computing, explaining what it is at the moment, and why it is an exciting and essential technology to understand and embrace. Get ahead of the curve and start familiarizing yourself with this rapidly emerging technology!

Introduction to DevSecOps for Managers (LFS180x)

This course focuses on providing managers and leaders with the foundational knowledge required to lead digital organizations through their DevSecOps journey and transformation.

Top Reading Recommendations

5 Practical Uses of Docker Containers

What is Docker used for? Here are some practical, real-world benefits of using Docker containers.

The Quest for High-Quality Kubernetes Deployments

Monokle Cloud assists engineers in improving the quality of Kubernetes deployments by delivering powerful open-source Monokle Desktop features in any browser for free.

Optimism For Kubernetes Amid Exponential Challenges

The CNCF radar indicates an increase in multi-cluster deployments, according to Dimensional Research’s report. “Once this becomes manageable, it will truly advance the industry,” says Kubernetes co-founder Kevin Fu.

Virtual Events

DevOps Jobs

  • Remote DevOps Jobs listings - Apply

  • DevOps Engineer at Viamagus Technologies - Apply

  • Infosys is looking for DevOps Engineer - Apply


PS- We are going to release newsletters every week, so don't forget to subscribe and share them with your network. We hope this newsletter has provided valuable information.

Subscribe to our LinkedIn Newsletter


Enjoyed this article? Share it.

Ready to get started?

FREE Forever CI/CD...

Signup Here