The headlines

The editors pick the highlights from the past week.

Service mesh is still hard

Service mesh is more mature than it was one or two years ago, but it’s still hard for users. In this post, Lin Sun from IBM outlines the reasons she thinks that service mesh is still difficult, and how they can be mitigated. She looks forward to observing innovations across all mesh projects as their authors work hard to make service mesh as boring but useful as possible.

Join us for KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America Virtual 2020!

The countdown to KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America is on. Have you reserved your spot?

Based on the community feedback from KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2020 – Virtual, we are bringing back the 101 track designed for first-time attendees — now expanded to include more sessions and tutorials! The 101 track is perfect for beginners to learn something new, share best practices, and catch a glimpse of interesting use cases.

Don’t forget that special pricing is available through October 31, 2020, a savings of $25 off registration. Don’t delay – act fast!

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ICYMI: CNCF webinars

Weekly recap of CNCF project, SIG, Ambassador, and member webinars that you might have missed.

You can view all CNCF recorded and upcoming webinars here.

CNCF Member webinar: The truth about the service mesh data plane
Denis Jannot, Director of Field Engineering

CNCF Member webinar: Admission controllers: one part of your Kubernetes security and governance toolkit
Gunjan Patel, Cloud Architect @Palo Alto Networks & Robert Haynes, Cloud Security Evangelist @Palo Alto Networks

CNCF Member webinar: Event-driven architecture with Knative events
Nicolás López, Senior Software Engineer @Google & Bryan Zimmerman, Product Manager @Google

The technical

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

Service mesh era: Building modern apps with YugabyteDB and Istio
Chirag Narang, Yugabyte

Container networking is simple
Ivan Velichko

Building Kubernetes native SaaS applications: iterating quickly by deploying in-cluster data planes
Pixie Labs

Building Kubernetes Operator from scratch using operator-sdk(1.1.0)
Saiyam Pathak, Civo
Ramiro Berelleza, Okteto

GitOps using Red Hat OpenShift pipelines (Tekton) and Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management to deploy on multiple clusters
Red Hat, Giovanni Fontana

Introducing KubeLinter – an open source linter for Kubernetes
Viswajith Venugopal, StackRox

Helm Project Update: New Location For Stable and Incubator Charts
Matt Farina, Helm maintainer

The editorial

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

Pop Punk to Pods, with David Pait
Craig Box and Adam Glick, Kubernetes Podcast from Google

Web scraping that just works with OpenFaaS with Puppeteer
Alex Ellis

Preparing Google Cloud deployments for Docker Hub pull request limits
Michael Winser and Dhaivat Pandit, Google Cloud

Announcing the Linkerd Community Anchor Program
Thomas Rampelberg

How to integrate virtual machines into Istio service mesh
Jimmy Song, Tetrate

Announcing Vitess 8
Vitess maintainers

Kubernetes project survey

Upcoming CNCF webinars

Member Webinar: Managing your policies and standards
Ahmed Badran, Chief Technology Officer @Magalix
Nov 4, 2020 7:00 AM Pacific Time

Member Webinar: Security in the world of service meshes
John A. Joyce, Principal Engineer @Cisco
Nov 4, 2020 1:00 PM Pacific Time

Member Webinar: Building edge as a service
Dr. Bin Ni, CTO @Wangsu Science & Technology / CDNetworks
Nov 5, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Member Webinar: Developer-friendly platforms with Kubernetes and infrastructure as code
Lee Briggs, Staff Software Engineer @Pulumi
Nov 6, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Member Webinar: Kubernetes in the context of on-premises edge and network edge computing
Amr Mokhtar, Network Software Engineer @Intel Corporation
Nov 10, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Member Webinar: MicroK8s HA under the hood: Kubernetes with Dqlite
Konstantinos Tsakalozos, Senior Software Engineer @Canonical
Nov 11, 2020 7:00 AM Pacific Time

Member Webinar: The what and why of distributed tracing
Dave McAllister, Sr. Technical Evangelist @Splunk
Nov 13, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Member Webinar: Metal³: Kubernetes-native bare metal host management
Maël Kimmerlin, Senior Software Engineer @Ericsson Software Technology
Dec 10, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time

KubeWeekly is curated by Bob Killen, Shilla Saebi, Saiyam Pathak, L Körbes, Alison Dowdney, Chris Short, Craig Box, Daniel Oh, Kim Macmahon, and Michael Hausenblas