The Headlines

Editor’s picks of the highlights from the past week.

Kubernetes 1.12: Kubelet TLS Bootstrap and Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets (VMSS) Move to General Availability (
1.12 Release Team,

This release continues to focus on internal improvements and graduating features to stable in Kubernetes. This newest version graduates key features such as security and Azure. Notable additions in this release include two highly-anticipated features graduating to general availability: Kubelet TLS Bootstrap and Support for Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets (VMSS).

SIG-Node, with Dawn Chen (
Craig Box, Adam Glick, & Dawn Chen, Kubernetes Podcast

Dawn Chen, TL for SIG-Node and the Google Kubernetes Engine node team, joins Craig and Adam this week. She has worked on containers and container schedulers since 2007 – not a typo.

Unbabel Migrated to Kubernetes and You Won’t Believe What Happened Next! (
Pedro Arvela, Unbabel

At the start of 2018, Unbabel’s DevOps team set out to solve these rising issues. Our goal was to make deploys faster and easier for developers, reduce the time it takes to scale a project’s resources up or down, and automate as much as possible any extra configurations for logging, application metrics, and resource control. Ideally, even make them invisible to the projects themselves. After some investigation, Kubernetes seemed to offer what we were after
New Webinar: Canary Deployments with Kubernetes and Istio

Jason Yee – Technical Evangelist, Datadog
October 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am PDT

The Technical

Tutorials, tools, and more that take you on a deep dive into the code.

Health checking gRPC servers on Kubernetes (
Ahmet Alp Balkan, Google
KubeDirector: The easy way to run complex stateful applications on Kubernetes (
Thomas Phelan, BlueData

Kubernetes: The Surprisingly Affordable Platform for Personal Projects (–the-surprisingly-affordable-platform-for-personal-projects)
Caleb Doxsey,

Tutorial: Kubernetes for Orchestrating IoT Edge Deployments (
Janakiram MSV, The New Stack

Kubernetes Networking (
Sahiti Kappagantula, DZone

Tools for App Development on Kubernetes – Ksync (
Anita Buehrle, Weaveworks

Container Security Part 3 – Kubernetes Cheat Sheet (
Haydn Johnson, Points

Deploying JHipster Microservices on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) (
Deepu K Sasidharan, XebiaLabs

Enable Rolling updates in Kubernetes with Zero downtime (
Nilesh Jayanandana, Platformer

Take the Wheel: Driving Kubernetes with Helm (
John Ellis, High Alpha

The Editorial

Articles, announcements, and more that give you a high-level overview of challenges and features.

What is Kubernetes? Optimise your hosting costs and efficiency (
Daniele Polencic, learnsk8s

The cloud in 2019: ( Multicloud ( , serverless computing, and Kubernetes containers (
David Linthicum, InfoWorld

How, and When, to Deploy Serverless (
B. Cameron Gain, The New Stack

We’re open-sourcing ( etcdadm ( ! Here’s what it means for Kubernetes in production (
Arun Sriraman & Daniel Lipovetsky, Platform9

Why You Should Not Neglect Your Developer’s Kubernetes Clusters (
Puja Abbassi, Giant Swarm

Digging into Kubernetes 1.12 (
Craig Box, Google Cloud

Kubernetes 1.12 Arrives With TLS and Better Cloud Integrations (
Alex Handy, The New Stack

What’s new in Kubernetes containers (
Serdar Yegulalp, InfoWorld

Kubernetes Add-ons for more Efficient Computing (
Alen Komljen,

Kubernetes 1.12 Improves Cloud-Native Security With TLS Bootstrap (
Sean Michael Kerner, eWeek


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