The Headlines

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

A Crash Course For Running Istio
Shray Kumar, Namely Labs

This post — the start of series —explains how Istio integrates with Kubernetes and some operational observations the Namely team has made along the way. It dives into some technical details, but mostly keep it high level, and with additional posts to come.

GitHub actions to deliver on Kubernetes
Gianluca Arbezzano, InfluxData

Recently GitHub released a new feature called Actions. GitHub Actions are just like Lambda functions on AWS and are a powerful and managed way to extend their product straightforwardly. This post explains how to use them to verify and deploy code to a Kubernetes cluster.

How to detect Kubernetes overspending by measuring idle costs
Webb Brown, kubecost

Many companies underestimate their idle costs and can reduce their cloud spend significantly without impacting performance or reliability. This post is aimed at helping teams get started measuring their Kubernetes resource efficiency.


Upcoming webinars on cloud native technologies.
Introducing Alterant: A Transparent Way to Modify Kubernetes Configuration Files on the Fly

Khash Sajadi, Cloud 66
January 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am PDT


The Technical

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

Kubernetes Events Explained
Keilan Jackson, Blue Matador

How to Create an API Gateway using Ambassador on Kubernetes
Krishna Modi, Pharmeasy

Deploy Microsoft SQL Server on Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)
RK Kuppala, Searce Inc.

Create a High-Availability Kubernetes Cluster on AWS with Kops
Alvise Susmel, ITNEXT

The basics of deploying Logstash pipelines to Kubernetes
Danny Kay, Sky Betting & Gaming

Creating Your Own Admission Controller in Kubernetes using Golang
Fernando Ripoll, Giant Swarm

Kubernetes Pod Resource Limitations and Quality of Service
Mark Ramm, Weaveworks

Running Argo Workflows Across Multiple Kubernetes Clusters
Adrien Trouillaud, Admiralty

Update on Volume Snapshot Alpha for Kubernetes
Jing Xu; Google; Xing Yang, Huawei; Saad Ali, Google

OPA policy for Kubernetes label management
Tim Hinrichs, Styra

The Editorial

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

Open for event based tracing?
Dénes Vadász, OpenTracing

Kubernetes Operators — When, how and the gotchas to keep in mind

Database Operators Bring Stateful Workloads to Kubernetes
Joab Jackson, The New Stack

Kubernetes Failure Stories
Henning Jacobs, Zalando

Kubernetes is Boring – Let’s Talk Serverless
Alexis Richardson, Weaveworks

Why You Really Can (and Should) Be a Kubernetes Mentor
B. Cameron Gain, The New Stack

Kubernetes jobs: 9 facts and figures
Kevin Casey, The Enterprisers Project

What is Istio? The Kubernetes service mesh explained
Serdar Yegulalp, InfoWorld

The Kubernetes startups we’re watching in 2019
R. Danes, SiliconANGLE

Atlassian admits it did Kubernetes ‘the hard way’
Ry Crozier, iTnews

KubeWeekly is curated by Bob Killen, Chris Short, Kaitlyn Bardnard and Michael Hausenblas