The Headlines

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

Kubernetes 1.14: Production-level support for Windows Nodes, Kubectl Updates, Persistent Local Volumes GA

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.

Scaling Up Smart: 4 key tips on successfully using cloud native technology to scale your infrastructure
Reda Benzair, Streamroot

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.

Running Kubernetes locally on Linux with Minikube – now with Kubernetes 1.14 support

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


The Technical

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

Tooling Spotlight:

The Editorial

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

Kubernetes Learning Resources (KLR)

AppDirect’s Move to Kubernetes Enabled Them to go from 30 to 1,600 Deployments per Week
Julie Dam, CNCF

Kubernetes 1.14 Ships With Production-Grade Support For Microsoft Windows Worker Nodes
Janakiram MSV, Forbes

Why Kubernetes?
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

KubeWeekly is curated by Bob Killen, Chris Short, Kim McMahon and Michael Hausenblas