The Headlines

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

What Kubernetes Does and Doesn’t do for Security

Sonya Kpotyev, Twistlock

To say that Kubernetes provides no security features would be wrong. Kubernetes provides some functionality designed to help secure a containerized application. But it would be equally wrong to call Kubernetes a container security tool. Kubernetes’s ability to secure containers is strictly limited. If you use Kubernetes to orchestrate your containerized app, understanding the limits of Kubernetes security is critical for ensuring that you don’t leave gaps in your security strategy. With that challenge in mind, let’s take a look at exactly what Kubernetes does and does not do when it comes to security.

Meet the Ambassador: Lee Calcote
Lee Calcote, Layer5

Lee Calcote, Founder at sat down with Kaitlyn Barnard, Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), to talk about cloud native, trends in the industry, and being an Ambassador. Check out their interview. You can also view the video.

8 ways your company can support and sustain open source
Chris Aniszczyk, CNCF

There are many ways for a company or organization to sustain open source. It could be as simple as training your organization to contribute to open source projects you depend on or hiring engineers to work on open source projects. Here are eight ways your organization can contribute back to open source, based on examples in the industry.


Upcoming webinars on cloud native technologies.
Building a Culture of Observability within your Organization

Grant Schofield, Humio
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am PDT


What does the open source community need from CI/CD?

Vivek Ravishankar & Tom Trahan, CircleCI
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am PDT


The Technical

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

Klusterkit: An Open Source Toolkit to Simplify Kubernetes Deployments
Arun Sriraman, Platform9

How To Create a Kubernetes Cluster Using Kubeadm on Ubuntu 18.04
bsder, DigitalOcean

How to Deploy to DigitalOcean Kubernetes with GitHub Actions
Andrew Starr-Bochicchio, DigitalOcean

Kubeflow v0.5 simplifies model development with enhanced UI and Fairing library
Thea Lamkin, Kubeflow

How to get Istio up and running
Chris Cooney, freeCodeCamp

Kubernetes CKAD weekly challenge #6 NetworkPolicy
Kim Wuestkamp,

Deploying Traefik as Ingress Controller for Your Kubernetes Cluster
Kirill Goltsman, Kubernetes Tutorials

Testing Anchore with Ansible, k3s and Vagrant
David Federlein, Anchore

Taming Kubernetes with Helm
Archana Balasundaram, Francium Tech

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The Editorial

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

Simplifying Microservices Security With A Service Mesh
Zach Jory, Aspen Mesh

Kubernetes Node Administration and Dependencies Deployment: From Zero to Hero With nodeadm
Daniel Lipovetsky, Platform9

The hybrid cloud conundrum
Mike Kavis, Deloitte

Adopting an Omakase Approach to Containerized Infrastructure
Khash Sajadi, Cloud 66

5 tips to transition into a Kubernetes job
Kevin Casey, The Enterprisers Project

The creators of Kubernetes to discuss its past and future at GeekWire’s 3rd annual Cloud Summit
Tom Krazit, GeekWire

Kubernetes Podcast: KeyBank, with Gabe Jaynes
Craig Box & Adam Glick, Google

Helm 3 Preview: Charting Our Future – Part 3: Chart Repositories
Matt Fisher, Microsoft

Many Kubernetes Clusters
Marco Pracucci, Voxnest

Key Features to Consider When Evaluating an Enterprise Kubernetes Solution
Vamsi Chemitiganti, Hacker Noon

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