Highlights From the Links

  1. First Beta Version of Kubernetes 1.10 is Here – Your Chance to Provide Feedback, Kubernetes.io (http://blog.kubernetes.io/2018/03/first-beta-version-of-kubernetes-1-10.html)
    The Kubernetes community has been hard at work on the first beta version on Kubernetes 1.10. The March release is targeting over a dozen new alpha features, and over two dozen mature features including production-ready versions of Kubelet TLS Bootstrapping, API aggregation, and more detailed storage metrics. Nick Chase (https://twitter.com/NickChase?lang=en) of Mirantis put together this sneak peek of what’s included in 1.10, and how you can provide your feedback during beta testing.
  2. How to know if Kubernetes is right for your SaaS, freeCodeCamp (https://medium.freecodecamp.org/how-to-know-if-kubernetes-is-right-for-your-saas-315dfffe0a25)
    Kubernetes is a great tool to scale, deploy, and manage SaaS applications. But it’s important to know if and when Kubernetes is a good fit for your current situation before investing the time and resources. If you’re currently deciding whether or not to adopt Kubernetes, check out this overview by Ben Sears (https://twitter.com/bsears_) of ServiceBot.io. Walk through what you should know about the benefits of containers, if Kubernetes will solve your current problems, and if it fits into your future plans for your application architecture.
  3. Ensure High Availability and Uptime With Kubernetes Horizontal Pod Autoscaler and Prometheus, Weaveworks (https://www.weave.works/blog/kubernetes-horizontal-pod-autoscaler-and-prometheus)
    Autoscaling in Kubernetes allows you to automatically scale workloads up or down based on resource usage. In this post, Stefan Prodan (https://twitter.com/stefanprodan?lang=en) of Weaveworks explains how to use Cluster Autoscaling and the Horizontal Pod Autoscaler (HPA) to optimize for availability and uptime, including how to set up Prometheus to expose the right metrics for autoscaling.
  4. On Securing the Kubernetes Dashboard, Heptio (https://blog.heptio.com/on-securing-the-kubernetes-dashboard-16b09b1b7aca)
    Recently, Tesla’s Kubernetes infrastructure was compromised and used by attackers to mine cryptocurrency. Tesla’s Kubernetes dashboard was exposed with to the internet, including visible AWS API keys and secrets. In this post, Joe Beda (https://twitter.com/jbeda) of Heptio explains how to secure your Kubernetes Dashboard to prevent this from happening including RBAC configurations, per-user credentials, and a full tutorial on screening with oauth2_proxy.

Blogs / Articles


  1. Using Bootkube to create a self-hosted Kubernetes cluster by Rahul Menon (https://twitter.com/rmenn)


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