The Headlines

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

Cloud Native Computing Foundation Announces Schedule for KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2019

After the largest ever KubeCon last December in Seattle with more than 8,000 attendees, KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe will bring together more than 10,000 technologists from thriving open source communities across the world to further collaboration around cloud native computing.

How Airbnb Simplified the Kubernetes Workflow for 1000+ Engineers
Manuel Pais, InfoQ

Melanie Cebula ( , infrastructure engineer at Airbnb, gave a talk at QCon London about the internal tooling and strategies Airbnb adopted to support over 1000 engineers concurrently configuring and deploying over 250 critical services to Kubernetes (at a frequency of about 500 deploys per day on average).

Raw Block Volume support to Beta
Ben Swartzlander, NetApp & Saad Ali, Google

Kubernetes v1.13 moves raw block volume support to beta. This feature allows persistent volumes to be exposed inside containers as a block device instead of as a mounted file system. Block devices enable random access to data in fixed-size blocks. Hard drives, SSDs, and CD-ROMs drives are all examples of block devices.


Upcoming webinars on cloud native technologies.
Introducing Kubernetes IoT Edge Working Group

Dejan Bosanac, Red Hat
March 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am PDT

The App Developer’s Kubernetes Toolbox

Adnan Abdulhussein, Bitnami
March 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm PDT

The Technical

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

Automated canary deployments with Flagger and Istio
Stefan Prodan, Weaveworks

Under the with Kubernetes
Tom Gallacher, YLD

How we designed retries in Linkerd 2.2
Alex Leong, Buoyant

Optimizing Open Policy Agent-based Kubernetes Authorization via Go Execution Tracer
Stefan Büringer, ITNEXT

GraphQL in a Microservices Architecture
Todd Kaplinger, ITNEXT

Deploying React.js Apps to Kubernetes
Lukas Gentele, Noteworthy

Deploying a scalable web application with Docker and Kubernetes
Joyce Lin, Postman

Routing in a Multi-Platform Data Center: From VMs to Kubernetes, via Ambassador
Daniel Bryant,

Continuous Delivery Pipeline for Kubernetes using Spinnaker
Vaibhav Thakur, Hike Messenger

Kubernetes-based Microservice Observability with Istio Service Mesh: Part 1
Gary Stafford, Paychex

The Editorial

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

Certifying Kubernetes with Sonobuoy
Steve Sloka, VMware

7 Key Considerations for Kubernetes in Production
Vamsi Chemitiganti & Peter Fray, The Next Stack

6 tips for transitioning to Kubernetes
Alex Kosarev, JAXenter

What’s next for Kubernetes and hybrid cloud
Chris Wright, The Enterprisers Project

The Leading Open Source Serverless Solutions for Kubernetes
Abraham Ingersoll, Gravitational

Introducing Quarkus: a next-generation Kubernetes native Java framework
Jason Greene, Red Hat

Kubernetes Pipelines: Hello, New World
Tracy Ragan, Container Journal

Kubernetes for IoT gets lighter than ever with k3s
Jane Elizabeth, JAXenter

Happy graduation day, Containerd! Canonical has something for you
Richard Speed, The Register

Borg, Omega, Kubernetes and Beyond, with Brian Grant
Craig Box & Adam Glick, Google

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