Posts in 2020

  • Increasing the Kubernetes Support Window to One Year

    Monday, August 31, 2020 in Blog

    Authors: Tim Pepper (VMware), Nick Young (VMware) Starting with Kubernetes 1.19, the support window for Kubernetes versions will increase from 9 months to one year. The longer support window is intended to allow organizations to perform major …

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  • Kubernetes 1.19: Accentuate the Paw-sitive

    Wednesday, August 26, 2020 in Blog

    Authors: Kubernetes 1.19 Release Team Finally, we have arrived with Kubernetes 1.19, the second release for 2020, and by far the longest release cycle lasting 20 weeks in total. It consists of 34 enhancements: 10 enhancements are moving to stable, 15 …

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  • Moving Forward From Beta

    Friday, August 21, 2020 in Blog

    Author: Tim Bannister, The Scale Factory In Kubernetes, features follow a defined lifecycle. First, as the twinkle of an eye in an interested developer. Maybe, then, sketched in online discussions, drawn on the online equivalent of a cafe napkin. …

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  • Introducing Hierarchical Namespaces

    Friday, August 14, 2020 in Blog

    Author: Adrian Ludwin (Google) Safely hosting large numbers of users on a single Kubernetes cluster has always been a troublesome task. One key reason for this is that different organizations use Kubernetes in different ways, and so no one tenancy …

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  • Physics, politics and Pull Requests: the Kubernetes 1.18 release interview

    Monday, August 03, 2020 in Blog

    Author: Craig Box (Google) The start of the COVID-19 pandemic couldn't delay the release of Kubernetes 1.18, but unfortunately a small bug could — thankfully only by a day. This was the last cat that needed to be herded by 1.18 release lead Jorge …

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  • Music and math: the Kubernetes 1.17 release interview

    Monday, July 27, 2020 in Blog

    Author: Adam Glick (Google) Every time the Kubernetes release train stops at the station, we like to ask the release lead to take a moment to reflect on their experience. That takes the form of an interview on the weekly Kubernetes Podcast from …

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  • SIG-Windows Spotlight

    Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in Blog

    This post tells the story of how Kubernetes contributors work together to provide a container orchestrator that works for both Linux and Windows. Most people who are familiar with Kubernetes are probably used to associating it with Linux. The …

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  • Working with Terraform and Kubernetes

    Monday, June 29, 2020 in Blog

    Author: Philipp Strube, Kubestack Maintaining Kubestack, an open-source Terraform GitOps Framework for Kubernetes, I unsurprisingly spend a lot of time working with Terraform and Kubernetes. Kubestack provisions managed Kubernetes services like AKS, …

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  • A Better Docs UX With Docsy

    Monday, June 15, 2020 in Blog

    Author: Zach Corleissen, Cloud Native Computing Foundation Editor's note: Zach is one of the chairs for the Kubernetes documentation special interest group (SIG Docs). I'm pleased to announce that the Kubernetes website now features the Docsy Hugo …

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  • Supporting the Evolving Ingress Specification in Kubernetes 1.18

    Friday, June 05, 2020 in Blog

    Authors: Alex Gervais ( Earlier this year, the Kubernetes team released Kubernetes 1.18, which extended Ingress. In this blog post, we’ll walk through what’s new in the new Ingress specification, what it means for your applications, and …

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