​Kubernetes Graduates to Full-Fledged, Open-Source Program

At the Open Source Leadership Summit (OSLS), the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), which sustains and integrates open-source, cloud native technologies such as Prometheus and containerd, and Chen Goldberg, Google Cloud’s director of engineering, announced that Kubernetes is the first project to graduate from the CNCF.

In her OSLS keynote speech, Goldberg explained there were numerous reasons Kubernetes had become successful. One of the most important, she said, “For Google, open-source software is part of the strategy, it’s not a side-gig. From the start Kubernetes upstream was also investing in Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) and vice-versa. It’s about helping users.” And, “Community before product, community before company. And value diversity in that community,” Goldberg added.

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