Posts in 2016

  • Introducing Kubernetes Service Partners program and a redesigned Partners page

    By Allan Naim (Google) | Monday, October 31, 2016 in Blog

    Kubernetes has become a leading container orchestration system by being a powerful and flexible way to run distributed systems at scale. Through our very active open source community, equating to hundreds of person years of work, Kubernetes achieved …

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  • How We Architected and Run Kubernetes on OpenStack at Scale at Yahoo! JAPAN

    Monday, October 24, 2016 in Blog

    Editor’s note: today’s post is by the Infrastructure Engineering team at Yahoo! JAPAN, talking about how they run OpenStack on Kubernetes. This post has been translated and edited for context with permission -- originally published on the Yahoo! …

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  • Building Globally Distributed Services using Kubernetes Cluster Federation

    By Allan Naim (Google), Quinton Hoole (Google) | Friday, October 14, 2016 in Blog

    In Kubernetes 1.3, we announced Kubernetes Cluster Federation and introduced the concept of Cross Cluster Service Discovery, enabling developers to deploy a service that was sharded across a federation of clusters spanning different zones, regions or …

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  • Helm Charts: making it simple to package and deploy common applications on Kubernetes

    By Vic Iglesias (Google) | Monday, October 10, 2016 in Blog

    There are thousands of people and companies packaging their applications for deployment on Kubernetes. This usually involves crafting a few different Kubernetes resource definitions that configure the application runtime, as well as defining the …

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  • Dynamic Provisioning and Storage Classes in Kubernetes

    By Saad Ali (Google) | Friday, October 07, 2016 in Blog

    Storage is a critical part of running containers, and Kubernetes offers some powerful primitives for managing it. Dynamic volume provisioning, a feature unique to Kubernetes, allows storage volumes to be created on-demand. Without dynamic …

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  • How we improved Kubernetes Dashboard UI in 1.4 for your production needs​

    By Dan Romlein (Apprenda) | Monday, October 03, 2016 in Blog

    With the release of Kubernetes 1.4 last week, Dashboard – the official web UI for Kubernetes – has a number of exciting updates and improvements of its own. The past three months have been busy ones for the Dashboard team, and we’re excited to share …

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  • How we made Kubernetes insanely easy to install

    By Luke Marsden (Weaveworks) | Wednesday, September 28, 2016 in Blog

    Over at SIG-cluster-lifecycle, we've been hard at work the last few months on kubeadm, a tool that makes Kubernetes dramatically easier to install. We've heard from users that installing Kubernetes is harder than it should be, and we want folks to be …

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  • How Qbox Saved 50% per Month on AWS Bills Using Kubernetes and Supergiant

    Tuesday, September 27, 2016 in Blog

    Editor’s Note: Today’s post is by the team at Qbox, a hosted Elasticsearch provider sharing their experience with Kubernetes and how it helped save them fifty-percent off their cloud bill. A little over a year ago, we at Qbox faced an existential …

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  • Kubernetes 1.4: Making it easy to run on Kubernetes anywhere

    By Aparna Sinha (Google) | Monday, September 26, 2016 in Blog

    Today we’re happy to announce the release of Kubernetes 1.4. Since the release to general availability just over 15 months ago, Kubernetes has continued to grow and achieve broad adoption across the industry. From brand new startups to large-scale …

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  • High performance network policies in Kubernetes clusters

    By Juergen Brendel (Pani Networks), Pritesh Kothari (Pani Networks), Chris Marin (Pani Networks) | Wednesday, September 21, 2016 in Blog

    Network Policies Since the release of Kubernetes 1.3 back in July, users have been able to define and enforce network policies in their clusters. These policies are firewall rules that specify permissible types of traffic to, from and between pods. …

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