The Headlines

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

Kubernetes 1.17
The Kubernetes 1.17 Release Team

We’re pleased to announce the delivery of Kubernetes 1.17, our fourth and final release of 2019! Kubernetes v1.17 consists of 22 enhancements: 14 enhancements have graduated to stable, 4 enhancements are moving to beta, and 4 enhancements are entering alpha.

Kubernetes 1.17 Feature: Kubernetes Volume Snapshot Moves to Beta
Xing Yang, VMware & Xiangqian Yu, Google

The Kubernetes Volume Snapshot feature is now beta in Kubernetes v1.17. It was introduced as alpha in Kubernetes v1.12, with a second alpha with breaking changes in Kubernetes v1.13. This post summarizes the changes in the beta release.

Kubernetes 1.17 Feature: Kubernetes In-Tree to CSI Volume Migration Moves to Beta
David Zhu, Google

The Kubernetes in-tree storage plugin to Container Storage Interface (CSI) migration infrastructure is now beta in Kubernetes v1.17. CSI migration was introduced as alpha in Kubernetes v1.14.

Kubernetes 1.17, with Guinevere Saenger
Adam Glick and Craig Box, Kubernetes Podcast from Google

Hop on the release train for the fourth and final Kubernetes release for 2019. Release manager Guinevere Saenger joins Adam and Craig. to discuss how a classically trained pianist has a second act as a Kubernetes release team lead.

The Technical

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

What’s New in Kubernetes 1.17: A Deeper Look at New Features
Karen Bruner, StackRox

How to Export Kubernetes Events for Observability and Alerting
Mustafa Akin, Atlassian

Security release of Envoy 1.12.2 is now available
Yan Avlasov, Google

Week Ending December 8, 2019
Last Week in Kubernetes Development

Creating Custom Kubernetes Operators
Mohamed Ahmed

OPA Summit 2019
KubeCon + CloudNativeCon recap

Demystifying Kubernetes as a Service – How Alibaba Cloud Manages 10,000s of Kubernetes Clusters
Zhimin Tang, Xiang Li and Fei Guo of Alibaba

The Editorial

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

Building Large Kubernetes Clusters
Lee Seung, LINE

Primer: Understanding Software and System Architecture
Catherine Paganini, Kublr

Primer: Understanding the Cloud Native Impact on Architecture
Catherine Paganini, Kublr

How Enterprises Could Use Data Centers to Be Their Own 5G Providers
Scott Fulton III

The Top 3 Service Mesh Developments in 2020
Zach Jory

Introduction to Kuma
Marco Palladino, Kong

From Data-Centre to the Cloud

FIDEKS – GitOps driven “Augmented K8S Platform for Enterprise”
Anita Buehrle, Weaveworks

Kubernetes: It’s Not Easy but What’s to Come?
Alex Williams and B. Cameron Gain, The New Stack

AutoTiKV: TiKV Tuning Made Easy by AI and Machine Learning
Yuanli Wang, PingCap

Kubernetes 1.17 Release Webinar

Jan 7, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time

CNCF Webinar Series – 使用KUDO (Kubernetes通用声明式Operator),简化Kubernetes有状态服务部署与管理
This webinar will be delivered in Chinese

葛昊元 (Harry Ge), D2iQ解决方案架构师 @D2iQ

Jan 8, 2020 10:00 AM China Standard Time

Tales of the Kubernetes Ingress Networking: Deployment Patterns for External Load Balancers

Manuel Zapf, Solution Architect @Containous

Jan 16, 2020 09:00 AM Pacific Time

5 Key Traits of Effective Disaster Recovery on Kubernetes

Michael Ferranti, VP of Product Marketing @Portworx

Jan 22, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time (UTC-8)

How Self-Healing Nodes and Infrastructure Management Impact Reliability

Oleg Chunikhin, CTO @Kublr

Feb 11, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time (UTC-8)


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