Posts in 2017

  • Kubernetes StatefulSets & DaemonSets Updates

    By Janet Kuo (Google), Kenneth Owens (Kenneth Owens) | Wednesday, September 27, 2017 in Blog

    This post talks about recent updates to the DaemonSet and StatefulSet API objects for Kubernetes. We explore these features using Apache ZooKeeper and Apache Kafka StatefulSets and a Prometheus node exporter DaemonSet. In Kubernetes 1.6, we added the …

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  • Introducing the Resource Management Working Group

    By Jeremy Eder (Red Hat) | Thursday, September 21, 2017 in Blog

    Why are we here? Kubernetes has evolved to support diverse and increasingly complex classes of applications. We can onboard and scale out modern, cloud-native web applications based on microservices, batch jobs, and stateful applications with …

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  • Windows Networking at Parity with Linux for Kubernetes

    By Jason Messer (Microsoft) | Friday, September 08, 2017 in Blog

    Since I last blogged about Kubernetes Networking for Windows four months ago, the Windows Core Networking team has made tremendous progress in both the platform and open source Kubernetes projects. With the updates, Windows is now on par with Linux …

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  • Kubernetes Meets High-Performance Computing

    By Robert Lalonde (Univa) | Tuesday, August 22, 2017 in Blog

    Anyone who has worked with Docker can appreciate the enormous gains in efficiency achievable with containers. While Kubernetes excels at orchestrating containers, high-performance computing (HPC) applications can be tricky to deploy on Kubernetes. In …

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  • High Performance Networking with EC2 Virtual Private Clouds

    By Juergen Brendel (Pani Networks) Chris Marino (Pani Networks) | Friday, August 11, 2017 in Blog

    One of the most popular platforms for running Kubernetes is Amazon Web Services’ Elastic Compute Cloud (AWS EC2). With more than a decade of experience delivering IaaS, and expanding over time to include a rich set of services with easy to consume …

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  • Kompose Helps Developers Move Docker Compose Files to Kubernetes

    By Charlie Drage (Red Hat) | Thursday, August 10, 2017 in Blog

    I'm pleased to announce that Kompose, a conversion tool for developers to transition Docker Compose applications to Kubernetes, has graduated from the Kubernetes Incubator to become an official part of the project. Since our first commit on June 27, …

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  • Happy Second Birthday: A Kubernetes Retrospective

    Friday, July 28, 2017 in Blog

    As we do every July, we’re excited to celebrate Kubernetes 2nd birthday! In the two years since GA 1.0 launched as an open source project, Kubernetes (abbreviated as K8s) has grown to become the highest velocity cloud-related project. With more than …

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  • How Watson Health Cloud Deploys Applications with Kubernetes

    By Sandhya Kapoor (IBM) | Friday, July 14, 2017 in Blog

    Today’s post is by Sandhya Kapoor, Senior Technologist, Watson Platform for Health, IBM For more than a year, Watson Platform for Health at IBM deployed healthcare applications in virtual machines on our cloud platform. Because virtual machines had …

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  • Kubernetes 1.7: Security Hardening, Stateful Application Updates and Extensibility

    By Aparna Sinha (Google), Ihor Dvoretskyi (Mirantis) | Friday, June 30, 2017 in Blog

    This article is by Aparna Sinha and Ihor Dvoretskyi, on behalf of the Kubernetes 1.7 release team. Today we’re announcing Kubernetes 1.7, a milestone release that adds security, storage and extensibility features motivated by widespread production …

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  • Draft: Kubernetes container development made easy

    By Brendan Burns (Microsoft Azure) | Wednesday, May 31, 2017 in Blog

    About a month ago Microsoft announced the acquisition of Deis to expand our expertise in containers and Kubernetes. Today, I’m excited to announce a new open source project derived from this newly expanded Azure team: Draft. While by now the …

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