The foundation wants to make it easier for companies to adopt the latest techniques for running their software. One of its focal points is Kubernetes, a Google-backed technology that helps companies manage what are known as containers that bundle software so it can run in a company’s internal server rooms or in cloud data centers operated by third parties.
The CNCF also wants to promote the use of Prometheus tools that monitor the performance of containers once they are deployed.
Oracle was late to cloud computing, but it has been pushing its own public cloud for the past year as an alternative to the market leading Web Services and number two Azure. Oracle joins the CNCF at its highest Platinum level membership.
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