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This Week in Kubernetes: March 14th

Each week, the Kubernetes community shares an enormous amount of interesting and informative content including articles, blog posts, tutorials, videos, and much more. We’re highlighting just a few of our favorites from the week before. This week we’re talking machine learning, scalability, service mesh, and contributing to Kubernetes.

7 Kubernetes Tools to Expand Your Container Architecture, Stackify

Kubernetes has become a vital resource for Agile and DevOps teams. As an open source tool, Kubernetes is becoming an ecosystem in itself, with other tools being developed to support it. Some of these extensions are coming straight from Kubernetes, while others are open source projects in their own right. In this article, John Julien of WeContent explores a few these tools in depth to help you better understand when and how you should be using them.

From Open Source to Sustainable Success: the Kubernetes Graduation Story, Google Cloud Platform

Kubernetes has graduated from CNCF incubation! Thanks to support of the Kubernetes project community, this milestone marks a significant achievement in the project’s maturity. In this article, Sarah Novotny and Aparna Sinha of Google share some of the best practices that were learned along the way and helped Kubernetes get where it is today. From building a community and user-friendly technology to investing in sustainability and enabling an ecosystem, take a look back at the evolution of Kubernetes.

How to Set Up Scalable Jenkins on Top of a Kubernetes Cluster, DZone

Jenkins is an open source continuous integration server used in many production applications and can be used on top of Kubernetes to help scale your application. In this article, Yuri Bushnev of AlphaSense walks you through how to use Jenkins auto-scaling inside a Kubernetes cluster. This allows all nodes to spin up automatically during builds, and be removed right after completion.

Single Sign-On for Kubernetes: An Introduction, The New Stack

Authentication and authorization are important steps in securing your Kubernetes clusters. And because Kubernetes separates these out, you have some flexibility in how to set this up. In this article, Joel Speed of Pusher gives an introductory explanation of authentication within Kubernetes and its approach to single sign-on. You’ll learn what authentication methods Kubernetes supports and take a deep dive into OpenID Connect.

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