The headlines

The editors pick the highlights from the past week.

Kubernetes 1.20: The Raddest Release
Kubernetes 1.20 Release Team

The final Kubernetes release of 2020 is “the raddest release”, bringing 42 enhancements to the project as well as bug fixes and performance improvements. Check out the release notes or listen to the Kubernetes Podcast interview with the release team lead Jeremy Rickard.

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: Fundamentals of OpenTelemetry
Ted Young, Director of Developer Education @Lightstep

CNCF Member webinar: A look at how Hackers exploit Prometheus, Grafana, Fluentd, Jaeger & more (hacking monitoring for fun and profit)
Omer Levi Hevroni, Application Security Engineer @Synk

CNCF Member webinar: Preventing Kubernetes misconfiguration: static analysis and beyond
Matt Johnson, Developer Advocate Lead @Bridgecrew

CNCF Member webinar: SPIFFE and SPIRE in practice
Dan Feldman, Principal Software Engineer @Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Umair Khan, Product Marketing Lead @Hewlett Packard Enterprise

CNCF Member webinar: Metal³: Kubernetes-native bare metal host management
Maël Kimmerlin, Senior Software Engineer @Ericsson Software Technology
Feruzjon Muyassarov, Experienced Developer @Ericsson Software Technology
Pep Turro Mauri, Senior Software Engineer @Red Hat

The technical

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

Using Snyk and Podman to scan container images from development to deployment
Matt Jarvis, Red Hat

Kubernetes: Efficient multi-zone networking with topology aware routing
Bob Killen, Google Cloud

OpenShift/Kubernetes failure stories at scale – Lessons learned from large and dense deployments
Naga Ravi Chaitanya Elluri, Red Hat

Automating volume expansion management – an operator-based approach
Raffaele Spazzoli, Red Hat

OPA the easy way feat. Styra DAS!
Amey Deshmukh, InfraCloud Technologies

How to use a policy engine to improve your security posture

Service discovery in Kubernetes – combining the best of two worlds
Ivan Velichko,

Kernel privilege escalation: how Kubernetes container isolation impacts privilege escalation attacks
Kamil Potrec, Snyk

GSoD 2020: Improving the API reference experience
Philippe Martin

The editorial

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

Why Linkerd doesn’t use Envoy
William Morgan, Linkerd

2021 Predictions: The year that cloud native transforms the IT core
Bill Mann, Styra

Upcoming CNCF webinars

Member Webinar: Power to the people – making root/Docker a reality inside a Gitpod Container
Christian Weichel, Chief Architect @Gitpod
Alban Crequy, Director of Kinvolk Labs @Kinvolk
Dec 11, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time
Member Webinar: Implementing automated managed k8s service
Mason Choi, Senior Engineer @Samsung SDS
Kangsub Song, Senior Engineer @Samsung SDS
Dec 15, 2020 10:00 AM Korea Time
Member Webinar: Reducing your Kubernetes cloud spend
Webb Brown, CEO @Kubecost
Dec 15, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time
Member Webinar: Argo: Real Enterprise-scale with K8s
Al Kemner, Principal Software Engineer and Architect @New Relic
Daniel Jimbel, Staff Engineer @New Relic
Caleb Troughton, Product Manager, Telemetry Data Platform @NewRelic
Dec 16, 2020 7:00 AM Pacific Time
Member Webinar: Machine learning for K8s logs and metrics
Larry Lancaster, Founder and CTO @Zebrium
Dec 16, 2020 1:00 PM Pacific Time
Member Webinar: Kubernetes configuration – Auditing for enterprise best practices through open source tooling
Kendall Miller, President @Fairwinds
John Wynkoop, Cloud CTO @IGNW
Dec 18, 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