This past week, Kubernetes grew by 10 new committers to 293 as of today! We also have some real gems in this weeks update, from a new persistence integration to first-class Pods support in CoreOS to press about Kismatic by The New Stack.
Github Pulse snapshot:
Each week, we will cover everything interesting that happened in the previous week and the coming events in the week ahead.
Joseph Jacks (https://twitter.com/josephajacks) from Kismatic launched a new Meetup in SoCal for the emerging Kubernetes community: http://www.meetup.com/kubernetes-socal/
Jonathan Baier (https://twitter.com/grizzbaier) from CloudTP is presenting a webinar next week on cross-cloud container orchestration: http://www.cloudtp.com/insights/cloud-computing-webinars/series/
Arun Gupta (https://twitter.com/arungupta) ’s great presentation at JavaLand a couple weeks ago on packaging Java applications using Docker and Kubernetes was recorded and finally uploaded to YouTube:
Milind Bhandarkar (https://twitter.com/techmilind) (one of the founders of Hadoop) was at the Hive meetup last week channeling Cloudera co-founder Mike Olson (https://twitter.com/mikeolson) ’s Q&A from the audience. Kismatic’s Joseph Jacks chimed in and Mike’s answer was great to hear/read: https://twitter.com/techmilind/status/583488233947832320
Mark Boyd (https://twitter.com/mgboydcom) from The New Stack wrote about some of Kismatic’s plans and recent contributions: http://thenewstack.io/kismatic-hopes-foster-ecosystem-contributing-webui-code-kubernetes-project/
Brian Gracely (https://twitter.com/bgracely) tweeted about the leading companies behind next-generation OSS for cluster scheduling: https://twitter.com/bgracely/status/583646695591964672
Joseph Jacks (https://twitter.com/josephajacks) answered a question on Quora about who is running Kubernetes in production:
Jonathan Boulle (https://twitter.com/baronboulle) from CoreOS provides an update via a blog on the rkt updates to the latest version of the appc spec, which introduces pods. “Pods encapsulate a group of Application Container Images and describe their runtime environment, serving as a first-class unit for application container execution”: https://coreos.com/blog/announcing-rkt-0.5/
Jon Langemak (https://twitter.com/blinken_lichten) is back again this week (like clockwork) with a terrific post on building a powerful logging aggregation system on top of your Kubernetes cluster using Fluentd, Elasticsearch, and Kibana addons: http://www.dasblinkenlichten.com/logging-in-kubernetes-with-fluentd-and-elasticsearch/?utm_content=buffer7f843&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer
Patrick Galbraith (https://twitter.com/CaptTofu) shared two more updates on this blog. First, running a Galera cluster on Kubernetes and then some updates on a previous post:
Huamin Chen (https://twitter.com/root_fs) shared a post on his contributions around using GlusterFS as a persistent storage layer for Kubernetes:
During the weekly Kubernetes hangout, Quinton Hoole proposed an exciting new Kubernetes cluster federation model, “Ubernetes”: