New Kubernetes 1.18 Extends Ingress

Last month, the Kubernetes team released Kubernetes 1.18, which extended Ingress. The two most exciting features include a new IngressClass resource and the new pathType field. To minimize the risk for our users who want to try out these exciting new features, the Ambassador Edge Stack supports the latest version of the Kubernetes Ingress specifications. […]

Kiali with production-scale Prometheus

Of course, a definition of “production-scale Prometheus” can be as wide as the variety of cases where Istio and Prometheus are used in production. So in the context of this article, we have to make some assumptions. First of all, this article focuses on Istio using Telemetry v2, which is enabled by default starting from […]

Introducing PodTopologySpread

Managing Pods distribution across a cluster is hard. The well-known Kubernetes features for Pod affinity and anti-affinity, allow some control of Pod placement in different topologies. However, these features only resolve part of Pods distribution use cases: either place unlimited Pods to a single topology, or disallow two Pods to co-locate in the same topology. […]

How the U.S. Air Force Deployed Kubernetes and Istio on an F-16 in 45 days

Kubernetes, Istio, knative and an internally developed specification for “hardening” containers are now the default software development platform across the military. Just like almost everything else, military organizations increasingly depend on software, and they are turning to an array of open source cloud tools like Kubernetes and Istio to get the job done, according to […]

Kubernetes 1.16: A big step for CRDs, kubectl and Container Storage Interface

This week Kubernetes 1.16 is expected and we want to highlight the technical features that enterprise Kubernetes users should know about. With Custom Resource Definitions (CRDs) moving into official general availability, storage improvements, and more, this release hardens the project and celebrates the main extension points for building cloud native applications on Kubernetes. Custom Resource […]

Blog: Kubernetes 1.16: Custom Resources, Overhauled Metrics, and Volume Extensions

We’re pleased to announce the delivery of Kubernetes 1.16, our third release of 2019! Kubernetes 1.16 consists of 31 enhancements: 8 enhancements moving to stable, 8 enhancements in beta, and 15 enhancements in alpha. CRDs are in widespread use as a Kubernetes extensibility mechanism and have been available in beta since the 1.7 release. The […]

What’s new in Kubernetes 1.16?

What’s new in Kubernetes 1.16: Ephemeral containers for easy pod debugging, support for dual-stack network, new options for the scheduler and much more. These are the features that look more exciting to us for this release (ymmv): Ephemeral containers are a great way to debug running pods, as you can’t add regular containers to a […]

Building a Kubernetes platform at Pinterest

Over the years, 300 million Pinners have saved more than 200 billion Pins on Pinterest across more than 4 billion boards. To serve this vast user base and content pool, we’ve developed thousands of services, ranging from microservices of a handful CPUs to huge monolithic services that occupy a whole VM fleet. There are also […]

State of the cloud 2019: Multi-cloud and Kubernetes go hand in hand

Multi-cloud solutions, Kubernetes, AWS, and open source software are all having a banner year according to data from Sumo Logic’s customers. Sumo Logic’s annual report reveals some observations and insights about modern applications and DevSecOps in the cloud. Multi-cloud solutions, Kubernetes, AWS, and open source software are all having a banner year according to data […]

Crossplane v0.3 – accelerating support for more clouds and managed services

New developer guide, CLI tooling and enhanced out-of-tree Infra Stacks (GCP, AWS, Azure) enables the community to add support for more cloud providers, managed Kubernetes offerings, and fully-managed cloud services that can be hosted in your cloud of choice. The momentum keeps rolling forward with Crossplane community engagement around extending Crossplane to add support for […]