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How Cloud Foundry Helps Developers Embrace Flexibility While Balancing Security

20 Nov 2017 2:00pm, by

The intersection of software development, security, and operations can be difficult for some businesses to traverse. Platforms such as Cloud Foundry aim to help organizations bridge the gap, while still focusing on security.

Snyk CEO and co-founder Guy Podjarny addressed the announcement of the architectural decisions seen by Cloud Foundry in the Cloud Foundry Container Runtime and Cloud Foundry’s continued focus on the BOSH platform in a discussion with TNS founder Alex Williams on today’s episode of The New Stack Makers.

“I think it’s good to embrace some flexibility. At the end of the day if you talk about empowering teams and organizations to choose the right tool for their job, then you want to empower them. Today this decision between the PaaS model and containers is a decision, there’s sort of pros and cons to each. I like the opinionated aspects of the Platform as a Service because they can still embed controls and constraints onto the system to ensure they’re done right.”

In This Edition:

1:05: An introduction to Snyk.
2:44: Podjarny’s thoughts on the architectural decisions we’re seeing from Cloud Foundry.
6:54: Exploring the term “DevSec Ops” and how it applies to platforms such as Cloud Foundry.
15:12: Exploring what the right levels of abstraction to create when managing Kubernetes.
17:07: The types of people and organizations coming to Cloud Foundry Summit Europe.
20:06: The comparisons and correlations to other communities, and the unique aspects of the Cloud Foundry community.

Cloud Foundry is a sponsor of The New Stack.


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