The HeadlinesEditor’s picks of the highlights from the past week.
KubeVirt: Extending Kubernetes with CRDs for Virtualized Workloads
David Vossel, Red Hat
KubeVirt is a Kubernetes addon that provides users the ability to schedule traditional virtual machine workloads side by side with container workloads. Through the use of Custom Resource Definitions (CRDs) and other Kubernetes features, KubeVirt seamlessly extends existing Kubernetes clusters to provide a set of virtualization APIs that can be used to manage virtual machines.
CNCF to Host Harbor in the Sandbox
Kristen Evans, CNCF
Today, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) accepted Harbor, a cloud native registry, into the CNCF Sandbox, a home for early stage and evolving cloud native projects. Project Harbor is an open source cloud native registry that stores, signs, and scans content. Created at VMware, Harbor extends the open source Docker Distribution by adding the functionalities usually required by users – such as security, identity, and management – and supports replication of images between registries.
Edge Computing at Chick-fil-A
Brian Chambers, Caleb Hurd, Sean Drucker, Alex Crane, Morgan McEntire, Jamie Roberts, and Laura Jauch, Chick-fil-A
Recently, the Chik-fil-A IOT/Edge team shared about how they do bare metal clustering for Kubernetes on-the-fly at the Edge in their restaurants. One of the most common (and best) questions was “but why?”. In the post they answer that question as to why a restaurant company like Chick-fil-A wants to deploy Kubernetes at the Edge.