Vadim Bauer

Harbor Release 2.2.0

Harbor Release 2.2.0

Harbor 2.2.0 was just released and comes with some very interesting features. This post walks you through the newly added features and changes explaining the capabilities. Since the last release of v2.1.0 in September 2020, eleven contributors made 41 changes and resolved 189 issues.

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Distributing Commercial Software Through Container Images

Distributing Commercial Software Through Container Images

When delivering software to clients, many independent software vendors (ISVs) still rely on methods involving traditional software packaging methods such as downloadable binaries, ZIPs, or other type of compressed delivery. These distribution approaches are often OS specific. As a result, developers are forced to spend precious time on tailoring software delivery rather than innovation. Containerization is already simplifying software delivery for many of today’s mainstream products. Choosing the right container registry that meets ISVs requirements is crucial to satisfy vendors and meet client expectations.

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Lifting Developers’ Productivity with BuildKit CLI for kubectl

Lifting Developers’ Productivity with BuildKit CLI for kubectl

Developing and testing software on Kubernetes usually means building and moving container images from the developer workstation to a container registry, and ultimately, Kubernetes. When considering all the moving parts, the complexity and context switches break the development flow. Gone are the days where developers just hit a command and a few seconds later the newly built software is ready for testing.

What if there was some magical tool that you could simply feed instructions like: “Build this Dockerfile here and replace any existing image on that Kubernetes cluster with the results!” ASAP. Spoiler Alert! That is exactly what BuildKit CLI for kubectl is there to do.

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