The Headlines

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

Kubernetes 1.13: Simplified Cluster Management with Kubeadm, Container Storage Interface (CSI), and CoreDNS as Default DNS are Now Generally
The 1.13 Release Team

Kubernetes 1.13 has been one of the shortest releases to date at 10 weeks. This release continues to focus on stability and extensibility of Kubernetes with three major features graduating to general availability this cycle in the areas of Storage and Cluster Lifecycle. Notable features graduating in this release include: simplified cluster management with kubeadm, Container Storage Interface (CSI), and CoreDNS as the default DNS.

Production-Ready Kubernetes Cluster Creation with kubeadm
Lucas Käldström & Luc Perkins, CNCF

kubeadm is a tool that enables Kubernetes administrators to quickly and easily bootstrap minimum viable clusters that are fully compliant with Certified Kubernetes guidelines. This GA release of kubeadm is an important event in the progression of the Kubernetes ecosystem, bringing stability to an area where stability is paramount.

The Kubernetes Cluster API
Kris Nova, Heptio

The Cluster API was created to solve for how to create the right abstraction for bringing up a Kubernetes cluster and managing it once it’s online. Learn More about the Cluster API from Kris Nova (Heptio) and Loc Nguyen (VMware) live at Kubecon 2018 during their presentation on the topic.
New Webinar: What’s New in Kubernetes 1.13

Kubernetes 1.13 Release Team
January 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am PDT

The Technical

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

K8s Selenium Grid — Selenium Grid with Docker on Kubernetes
Pilla Subbarao

Kubernetes Ingress Controllers and Certificates: The Walkthrough
Jessica Dean, Microsoft

Unprivileged OCI image builds on Kubernetes
Nandor Kracser, Banzai Cloud

The Mechanics of Kubernetes
Dominik Tornow, SAP & Andrew Chen, Google

Running Vault and Consul on Kubernetes
Michael Herman,

Kubernetes & Traefik locally with a wildcard certificate
Hugo Muller-Downing, Localz

Exposing Kubernetes workloads to the world without losing sleep (or your mind)!
Elad Ishay

A Cloud-Native API Part 2: Google Endpoints
Alex Hester, High Alpha

Istio step-by-step Part 04 — Traffic routing path of Istio service-mesh
Nethmini Romina, WSO2 Inc.

Tooling Spotlight:

The Editorial

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

Benchmark results of Kubernetes network plugins (CNI) over 10Gbit/s network
Alexis Ducastel, infraBuilder

Introducing SuperGloo: The Service Mesh Orchestration Platform
Idit Levine, Solo

As We May Kube*
Michael Hausenblas, Red Hat

New Contributor Workshop Shanghai
Josh Berkus, Red Hat; Yang Li, The Plant; Puja Abbassi, Giant Swarm; Xiang Peng Zhao, ZTE

The “Function” Package – Creating a Spec for Serverless Application Packaging
Yaron Landman, JFrog

A Look Back At KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Shanghai 2018

Ever higher in the stack: the “app native” paradigm and the future direction of OSS projects
Luc Perkins, CNCF

How we transitioned to Kubernetes
Ricardo Domingos, COUP

Everything You Need to Know about Containers, Part III: Orchestration with Kubernetes
Petros Koutoupis, Linux Journal

Cloud Computing Predictions for Containers and Kubernetes
Tyler W. Stearns, Solutions Review

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