CoreOS’s Linux platform bolsters enterprise Kubernetes features

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Tectonic, CoreOS’s Linux platform built to run containers, was revamped this week to version 1.6.2. Underneath that minor point revision label lie some significant changes.

According to an official CoreOS blog post, this version of Tectonic rolls in the latest version of Kubernetes (1.6.2) to create a CoreOS/Kubernetes combo that’s easier to install in a variety of environments and has better separation of workloads, more robust auditing and logging, and boasts a major change a key underlying Kubernetes technology.

Kubernetes is now generally available on Azure Container Service

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Microsoft and Google don’t get along all that often, but they do agree on using Kubernetes for cloud container orchestration.

Kubernetes is generally available for use with Azure Container Service (ACS), Microsoft’s managed cloud container hosting offering, as of Tuesday. ACS support for Kubernetes comes along with the service’s existing support for the Apache Mesos-based DC/OS and Docker Swarm.

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