The Headlines

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

Kubernetes Documentation Survey
Aimee Ukasick and SIG Docs

In September, SIG Docs conducted its first survey about the Kubernetes documentation. Aimee outlines the survey results and key takeaways.

How to write a Cluster API provider for running Kubernetes cluster on baremetal
Himani Agrawal

Cluster API is part of Cluster Lifecycle SIG project in Kubernetes, to bring declarative, Kubernetes-style APIs for cluster creation, configuration and management. It provides optional, additive functionality on top of core Kubernetes API with custom resources definition (CRD).

Himani walks through the creation of Cluster API, implementation, and where to go to find more information.

The Technical

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

Don’t Put Fat Jars in Docker Images
Philipp Hauer

A Kubernetes crime story
Tamás Kornai

Kubernetes Service Mesh: A Comparison of Istio, Linkerd and Consul
Sachin Manpathak

ClusterAPI — A Guide on How to Get Started
Katie Gamanji

How to autoscale apps on Kubernetes with custom metrics
Daniel Weibel

Kubernetes Operator for API Management
Lakmal Warusawithana

Kubernetes: How to write a kubectl plugin
Jonas-Taha El Sesiy

The Editorial

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

Primer: Distributed Systems and Cloud Native Computing
Catherine Paganini, Kublr

Use GKE usage metering to combat over-provisioning
Madhu Yennamani

cert-manager, with James Munnelly
Craig Box and Adam Glick

With Cloud Native, Intuit Brings ‘Lightning Fast’ Deployment to Thousands of Developers

How Self-Healing Nodes and Infrastructure Management Impact Reliability

Oleg Chunikhin, CTO @Kublr

Nov 5, 2019 10:00 AM PT (UTC-8)


YAML Is Optional: Exploring an App Developer’s Kubernetes Options

Paul Burt, Technical Product Marketing Engineer @NetApp

Nov 6, 2019 10:00 AM PT (UTC-8)

Solving data-locality transparently using Vitess geo-sharding

Jiten Vaidya, CEO and Co-Founder @PlanetScale

Nov 11, 2019 10:00 AM PT (UTC-8)
NOTE: Special Time – Monday!

Kubernetes Security Controls and Enforcement: Applying Lessons from the K8s Security Audit

Connor Gilbert, Senior Product Manager @StackRox

Nov 12, 2019 10:00 AM PT (UTC-8)

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