Editor’s picks of the highlights from the past week.
The 1.14 Release Team
Kubernetes 1.14 consists of 31 enhancements: 10 moving to stable, 12 in beta, and 7 net new. The main themes of this release are extensibility and supporting more workloads on Kubernetes with three major features moving to general availability, and an important security feature moving to beta.
In this post, CNCF Ambassador Reda Benzair shares some high-level takeaways for engineering managers and backend teams to help them successfully scale their operations while avoiding some of the most common pitfalls and short-sighted decisions.
Ihor Dvoretskyi, CNCF
A few days ago, the Kubernetes community announced Kubernetes 1.14, the most recent version of Kubernetes. Alongside it, Minikube, a part of the Kubernetes project, recently hit the 1.0 milestone, which supports Kubernetes 1.14 by default. This is post #1 in a series about the local deployment options on Linux, and it will cover Minikube, the most popular community-built solution for running Kubernetes on a local machine.
Upcoming webinars on cloud native technologies.
Simplifying Microservices Security With a Service Mesh
Neeraj Poddar, Aspen Mesh
April 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am PDT
Kubernetes in Production: Operating etcd with etcdadm
Daniel Lipovetsky, Platform9
April 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am PDT
Tutorials, tools, and more that take you on a deep dive into the code.
A Guide to Kubernetes Admission Controllers
Malte Isberner, StackRox
Managing Kubernetes RBAC Groups
Stephen Day, Cruise
Boosting your kubectl productivity
Daniel Weibel, learnk8s
Kubernetes-based Microservice Observability with Istio Service Mesh: Part 2
Gary Stafford, Paychex
How to use Knative to deploy a Serverless Application on Kubernetes
Robert Neumann, OpenStack
Litmus: Journey of a storage e2e and chaos framework for Kubernetes
Karthik Satchitanand, MayaData
Tuning Jaeger’s Performance
Juraci Paixão Kröhling, Red Hat
Setting up secure endpoints in Kubernetes
Khash Sajadi, Cloud 66
How to build your own CDN with Kubernetes
Ilhaan Rasheed, Insight
Understanding Network Policies in Kubernetes
Kirill Goltsman, Supergiant
PostgreSQL anywhere — via Kubernetes with some help from OpenEBS and credativ engineering
Murat Karslioglu, OpenEBS & Adrian Vondendriesch, credativ
Getting started with Jaeger to build an Istio service mesh
Daniel Oh, Red Hat
Kubernetes End-to-end Testing for Everyone
Patrick Ohly, Intel
- kubectl-who-can – Show who has permissions to in kubernetes.
- Contour 0.10 – Contour is a Kubernetes ingress controller using Lyft’s Envoy proxy.
Articles, announcements, and more that give you a high-level overview of challenges and features.
The evolution of serverless and FaaS: Knative brings change
Don Schenck, Red Hat
Using Istio to Secure Service Meshes Gadi Naor, Alcide
Going Cloud Native: 6 essential things you need to know
Anita Buehrle, Weaveworks
Bringing Kubernetes to the bare-metal edge
John Studarus, JHL Consulting
A Self-Hosted Global Load Balancer for OpenShift
Raffaele Spazzoli, Red Hat
Henning Jacobs, Zalando
Kubernetes 1.14 Enhances Cloud-Native Platform With Windows Nodes
Sean Michael Kerner, eWeek
Kubernetes 1.14 Brings Docker Orchestration to Windows Server
Susan Hall, The New Stack