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  • Blog: New Experimental Features in Gateway API v1.0 2023-11-28
    Authors: Candace Holman (Red Hat), Dave Protasowski (VMware), Gaurav K Ghildiyal (Google), John Howard (Google), Simone Rodigari (IBM) Recently, the Gateway API announced its v1.0 GA release, marking a huge milestone for the project. Along with stabilizing some of the core functionality in the API, a number of exciting new experimental features have been added. […]
  • Blog: Spotlight on SIG Testing 2023-11-24
    Author: Sandipan Panda Welcome to another edition of the SIG spotlight blog series, where we highlight the incredible work being done by various Special Interest Groups (SIGs) within the Kubernetes project. In this edition, we turn our attention to SIG Testing, a group interested in effective testing of Kubernetes and automating away project toil. SIG […]
  • Blog: The Case for Kubernetes Resource Limits: Predictability vs. Efficiency 2023-11-16
    Author: Milan Plžík (Grafana Labs) There’s been quite a lot of posts suggesting that not using Kubernetes resource limits might be a fairly useful thing (for example, For the Love of God, Stop Using CPU Limits on Kubernetes or Kubernetes: Make your services faster by removing CPU limits ). The points made there are totally […]
  • Blog: Kubernetes Removals, Deprecations, and Major Changes in Kubernetes 1.29 2023-11-16
    Authors: Carol Valencia, Kristin Martin, Abigail McCarthy, James Quigley, Hosam Kamel As with every release, Kubernetes v1.29 will introduce feature deprecations and removals. Our continued ability to produce high-quality releases is a testament to our robust development cycle and healthy community. The following are some of the deprecations and removals coming in the Kubernetes 1.29 […]
  • Blog: Introducing SIG etcd 2023-11-07
    Authors: Han Kang (Google), Marek Siarkowicz (Google), Frederico Muñoz (SAS Institute) Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are a fundamental part of the Kubernetes project, with a substantial share of the community activity happening within them. When the need arises, new SIGs can be created, and that was precisely what happened recently. SIG etcd is the most […]
  • Blog: Kubernetes Contributor Summit: Behind-the-scenes 2023-11-03
    Author : Frederico Muñoz (SAS Institute) Every year, just before the official start of KubeCon+CloudNativeCon, there's a special event that has a very special place in the hearts of those organizing and participating in it: the Kubernetes Contributor Summit. To find out why, and to provide a behind-the-scenes perspective, we interview Noah Abrahams, whom amongst […]
  • Blog: Spotlight on SIG Architecture: Production Readiness 2023-11-02
    Author: Frederico Muñoz (SAS Institute) This is the second interview of a SIG Architecture Spotlight series that will cover the different subprojects. In this blog, we will cover the SIG Architecture: Production Readiness subproject. In this SIG Architecture spotlight, we talked with Wojciech Tyczynski (Google), lead of the Production Readiness subproject. About SIG Architecture and […]
  • Blog: Gateway API v1.0: GA Release 2023-10-31
    Authors: Shane Utt (Kong), Nick Young (Isovalent), Rob Scott (Google) On behalf of Kubernetes SIG Network, we are pleased to announce the v1.0 release of Gateway API! This release marks a huge milestone for this project. Several key APIs are graduating to GA (generally available), while other significant features have been added to the Experimental […]
  • Blog: Introducing ingress2gateway; Simplifying Upgrades to Gateway API 2023-10-25
    Authors: Lior Lieberman (Google), Kobi Levi (independent) Today we are releasing ingress2gateway, a tool that can help you migrate from Ingress to Gateway API. Gateway API is just weeks away from graduating to GA, if you haven't upgraded yet, now's the time to think about it! Background In the ever-evolving world of Kubernetes, networking plays […]
  • Blog: Plants, process and parties: the Kubernetes 1.28 release interview 2023-10-24
    Author: Craig Box Since 2018, one of my favourite contributions to the Kubernetes community has been to share the story of each release. Many of these stories were told on behalf of a past employer; by popular demand, I've brought them back, now under my own name. If you were a fan of the old […]
  • Blog: PersistentVolume Last Phase Transition Time in Kubernetes 2023-10-23
    Author: Roman Bednář (Red Hat) In the recent Kubernetes v1.28 release, we (SIG Storage) introduced a new alpha feature that aims to improve PersistentVolume (PV) storage management and help cluster administrators gain better insights into the lifecycle of PVs. With the addition of the lastPhaseTransitionTime field into the status of a PV, cluster administrators are […]
  • Blog: A Quick Recap of 2023 China Kubernetes Contributor Summit 2023-10-20
    Author: Paco Xu and Michael Yao (DaoCloud) On September 26, 2023, the first day of KubeCon + CloudNativeCon + Open Source Summit China 2023, nearly 50 contributors gathered in Shanghai for the Kubernetes Contributor Summit. All participants in the 2023 Kubernetes Contributor Summit This marked the first in-person offline gathering held in China after three […]
  • Blog: Bootstrap an Air Gapped Cluster With Kubeadm 2023-10-12
    Author: Rob Mengert (Defense Unicorns) Ever wonder how software gets deployed onto a system that is deliberately disconnected from the Internet and other networks? These systems are typically disconnected due to their sensitive nature. Sensitive as in utilities (power/water), banking, healthcare, weapons systems, other government use cases, etc. Sometimes it's technically a water gap, if […]
  • Blog: CRI-O is moving towards 2023-10-10
    Author: Sascha Grunert The Kubernetes community recently announced that their legacy package repositories are frozen, and now they moved to introduced community-owned package repositories powered by the OpenBuildService (OBS). CRI-O has a long history of utilizing OBS for their package builds, but all of the packaging efforts have been done manually so far. The CRI-O […]
  • Blog: Spotlight on SIG Architecture: Conformance 2023-10-05
    Author: Frederico Muñoz (SAS Institute) This is the first interview of a SIG Architecture Spotlight series that will cover the different subprojects. We start with the SIG Architecture: Conformance subproject In this SIG Architecture spotlight, we talked with Riaan Kleinhans (ii-Team), Lead for the Conformance sub-project. About SIG Architecture and the Conformance subproject Frederico (FSM): […]
  • Blog: Announcing the 2023 Steering Committee Election Results 2023-10-02
    Author: Kaslin Fields The 2023 Steering Committee Election is now complete. The Kubernetes Steering Committee consists of 7 seats, 4 of which were up for election in 2023. Incoming committee members serve a term of 2 years, and all members are elected by the Kubernetes Community. This community body is significant since it oversees the […]
  • Blog: Happy 7th Birthday kubeadm! 2023-09-26
    Author: Fabrizio Pandini (VMware) What a journey so far! Starting from the initial blog post “How we made Kubernetes insanely easy to install” in September 2016, followed by an exciting growth that lead to general availability / “Production-Ready Kubernetes Cluster Creation with kubeadm” two years later. And later on a continuous, steady and reliable flow […]
  • Blog: kubeadm: Use etcd Learner to Join a Control Plane Node Safely 2023-09-25
    Author: Paco Xu (DaoCloud) The kubeadm tool now supports etcd learner mode, which allows you to enhance the resilience and stability of your Kubernetes clusters by leveraging the learner mode feature introduced in etcd version 3.4. This guide will walk you through using etcd learner mode with kubeadm. By default, kubeadm runs a local etcd […]
  • Blog: User Namespaces: Now Supports Running Stateful Pods in Alpha! 2023-09-13
    Authors: Rodrigo Campos Catelin (Microsoft), Giuseppe Scrivano (Red Hat), Sascha Grunert (Red Hat) Kubernetes v1.25 introduced support for user namespaces for only stateless pods. Kubernetes 1.28 lifted that restriction, after some design changes were done in 1.27. The beauty of this feature is that: it is trivial to adopt (you just need to set a […]
  • Blog: Comparing Local Kubernetes Development Tools: Telepresence, Gefyra, and mirrord 2023-09-12
    Author: Eyal Bukchin (MetalBear) The Kubernetes development cycle is an evolving landscape with a myriad of tools seeking to streamline the process. Each tool has its unique approach, and the choice often comes down to individual project requirements, the team's expertise, and the preferred workflow. Among the various solutions, a category we dubbed “Local K8S […]