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  • Kubernetes 1.30: Read-only volume mounts can be finally literally read-only 2024-04-23
    Author: Akihiro Suda (NTT) Read-only volume mounts have been a feature of Kubernetes since the beginning. Surprisingly, read-only mounts are not completely read-only under certain conditions on Linux. As of the v1.30 release, they can be made completely read-only, with alpha support for recursive read-only mounts. Read-only volume mounts are not really read-only by default […]
  • Kubernetes 1.30: Beta Support For Pods With User Namespaces 2024-04-22
    Authors: Rodrigo Campos Catelin (Microsoft), Giuseppe Scrivano (Red Hat), Sascha Grunert (Red Hat) Linux provides different namespaces to isolate processes from each other. For example, a typical Kubernetes pod runs within a network namespace to isolate the network identity and a PID namespace to isolate the processes. One Linux namespace that was left behind is […]
  • Kubernetes v1.30: Uwubernetes 2024-04-17
    Editors: Amit Dsouza, Frederick Kautz, Kristin Martin, Abigail McCarthy, Natali Vlatko Announcing the release of Kubernetes v1.30: Uwubernetes, the cutest release! Similar to previous releases, the release of Kubernetes v1.30 introduces new stable, beta, and alpha features. The consistent delivery of top-notch releases underscores the strength of our development cycle and the vibrant support from […]
  • Spotlight on SIG Architecture: Code Organization 2024-04-11
    This is the third interview of a SIG Architecture Spotlight series that will cover the different subprojects. We will cover SIG Architecture: Code Organization. In this SIG Architecture spotlight I talked with Madhav Jivrajani (VMware), a member of the Code Organization subproject. Introducing the Code Organization subproject Frederico (FSM): Hello Madhav, thank you for your […]
  • DIY: Create Your Own Cloud with Kubernetes (Part 3) 2024-04-05
    Approaching the most interesting phase, this article delves into running Kubernetes within Kubernetes. Technologies such as Kamaji and Cluster API are highlighted, along with their integration with KubeVirt. Previous discussions have covered preparing Kubernetes on bare metal and how to turn Kubernetes into virtual machines management system. This article concludes the series by explaining how, […]
  • DIY: Create Your Own Cloud with Kubernetes (Part 2) 2024-04-05
    Continuing our series of posts on how to build your own cloud using just the Kubernetes ecosystem. In the previous article, we explained how we prepare a basic Kubernetes distribution based on Talos Linux and Flux CD. In this article, we'll show you a few various virtualization technologies in Kubernetes and prepare everything need to […]
  • DIY: Create Your Own Cloud with Kubernetes (Part 1) 2024-04-05
    At Ænix, we have a deep affection for Kubernetes and dream that all modern technologies will soon start utilizing its remarkable patterns. Have you ever thought about building your own cloud? I bet you have. But is it possible to do this using only modern technologies and approaches, without leaving the cozy Kubernetes ecosystem? Our […]
  • Introducing the Windows Operational Readiness Specification 2024-04-03
    Since Windows support graduated to stable with Kubernetes 1.14 in 2019, the capability to run Windows workloads has been much appreciated by the end user community. The level of and availability of Windows workload support has consistently been a major differentiator for Kubernetes distributions used by large enterprises. However, with more Windows workloads being migrated […]
  • A Peek at Kubernetes v1.30 2024-03-12
    A quick look: exciting changes in Kubernetes v1.30 It's a new year and a new Kubernetes release. We're halfway through the release cycle and have quite a few interesting and exciting enhancements coming in v1.30. From brand new features in alpha, to established features graduating to stable, to long-awaited improvements, this release has something for […]
  • CRI-O: Applying seccomp profiles from OCI registries 2024-03-07
    Seccomp stands for secure computing mode and has been a feature of the Linux kernel since version 2.6.12. It can be used to sandbox the privileges of a process, restricting the calls it is able to make from userspace into the kernel. Kubernetes lets you automatically apply seccomp profiles loaded onto a node to your […]
  • Spotlight on SIG Cloud Provider 2024-03-01
    One of the most popular ways developers use Kubernetes-related services is via cloud providers, but have you ever wondered how cloud providers can do that? How does this whole process of integration of Kubernetes to various cloud providers happen? To answer that, let's put the spotlight on SIG Cloud Provider. SIG Cloud Provider works to […]
  • A look into the Kubernetes Book Club 2024-02-22
    Learning Kubernetes and the entire ecosystem of technologies around it is not without its challenges. In this interview, we will talk with Carlos Santana (AWS) to learn a bit more about how he created the Kubernetes Book Club, how it works, and how anyone can join in to take advantage of a community-based learning experience. […]
  • Image Filesystem: Configuring Kubernetes to store containers on a separate filesystem 2024-01-23
    A common issue in running/operating Kubernetes clusters is running out of disk space. When the node is provisioned, you should aim to have a good amount of storage space for your container images and running containers. The container runtime usually writes to /var. This can be located as a separate partition or on the root […]
  • Spotlight on SIG Release (Release Team Subproject) 2024-01-15
    The Release Special Interest Group (SIG Release), where Kubernetes sharpens its blade with cutting-edge features and bug fixes every 4 months. Have you ever considered how such a big project like Kubernetes manages its timeline so efficiently to release its new version, or how the internal workings of the Release Team look like? If you're […]
  • Contextual logging in Kubernetes 1.29: Better troubleshooting and enhanced logging 2023-12-20
    Authors: Mengjiao Liu (DaoCloud), Patrick Ohly (Intel) On behalf of the Structured Logging Working Group and SIG Instrumentation, we are pleased to announce that the contextual logging feature introduced in Kubernetes v1.24 has now been successfully migrated to two components (kube-scheduler and kube-controller-manager) as well as some directories. This feature aims to provide more useful […]
  • Kubernetes 1.29: PodReadyToStartContainers Condition Moves to Beta 2023-12-19
    Authors: Zefeng Chen (independent), Kevin Hannon (Red Hat) With the recent release of Kubernetes 1.29, the PodReadyToStartContainers condition is available by default. The kubelet manages the value for that condition throughout a Pod's lifecycle, in the status field of a Pod. The kubelet will use the PodReadyToStartContainers condition to accurately surface the initialization state of […]
  • Kubernetes 1.29: Decoupling taint-manager from node-lifecycle-controller 2023-12-19
    Authors: Yuan Chen (Apple), Andrea Tosatto (Apple) This blog discusses a new feature in Kubernetes 1.29 to improve the handling of taint-based pod eviction. Background In Kubernetes 1.29, an improvement has been introduced to enhance the taint-based pod eviction handling on nodes. This blog discusses the changes made to node-lifecycle-controller to separate its responsibilities and […]
  • Kubernetes 1.29: Single Pod Access Mode for PersistentVolumes Graduates to Stable 2023-12-18
    Author: Chris Henzie (Google) With the release of Kubernetes v1.29, the ReadWriteOncePod volume access mode has graduated to general availability: it's part of Kubernetes' stable API. In this blog post, I'll take a closer look at this access mode and what it does. What is ReadWriteOncePod? ReadWriteOncePod is an access mode for PersistentVolumes (PVs) and […]
  • Kubernetes 1.29: New (alpha) Feature, Load Balancer IP Mode for Services 2023-12-18
    Author: Aohan Yang This blog introduces a new alpha feature in Kubernetes 1.29. It provides a configurable approach to define how Service implementations, exemplified in this blog by kube-proxy, handle traffic from pods to the Service, within the cluster. Background In older Kubernetes releases, the kube-proxy would intercept traffic that was destined for the IP […]
  • Kubernetes 1.29: VolumeAttributesClass for Volume Modification 2023-12-15
    Author: Sunny Song (Google) The v1.29 release of Kubernetes introduced an alpha feature to support modifying a volume by changing the volumeAttributesClassName that was specified for a PersistentVolumeClaim (PVC). With the feature enabled, Kubernetes can handle updates of volume attributes other than capacity. Allowing volume attributes to be changed without managing it through different provider's […]