The HeadlinesEditor’s picks of the highlights from the past week.
Moving the needle onkubeadm in Kubernetes 1.11
Erin Muetzel, Heptio
Kubernetes 1.11 was released two weeks ago — it was a huge accomplishment for everyone involved and the release includes a swath of new functionality. A key focus area for the community is making Kubernetes easier to deploy and upgrade, and part of that work includes making improvements to kubeadm. This post covers what kubeadm is, why you should use it, and how SIG-Cluster-Lifecycle and Heptio are working to move kubeadm forward.
IPVS-Based In-Cluster Load Balancing Deep Dive
Jun Du, Haibin Xie, Wei Liang, Huawei
In Kubernetes 1.11, IPVS-Based In-Cluster Service Load Balancing graduated to General Availability. In this blog, SIG-Networking will take you through a deep dive of the feature including what IPVS is and why you should use this new feature to increase scalability.
How the Kubernetes Release Process Differs from Other Open Source Projects
Sean Michael Kerner, ServerWatch
While Kubernetes releases were originally all led by Google staffers, that has changed in the last two years, with a rigorous release management Special Interest Group (SIG) that has mandated a new leader will be selected for each release. For the 1.11 release, the role of release lead was held by Red Hat’s Josh Berkus, who explains the differences between Kubernetes and other open source project releases.