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9 Kubernetes Security Best Practices Everyone Must Follow
Connor Gilbert, StackRox
As organizations accelerate their adoption of containers and container orchestrators, they will need to take necessary steps to protect such a critical part of their compute infrastructure. To help in this endeavor, check out these nine Kubernetes security best practices, based on customer input, you should follow to help protect your infrastructure.
Container Storage Interface (CSI) for Kubernetes GA
Saad Ali, Google
The Kubernetes implementation of the Container Storage Interface (CSI) has been promoted to GA in the Kubernetes v1.13 release. Support for CSI was introduced as alpha in Kubernetes v1.9 release, and promoted to beta in the Kubernetes v1.10 release. The GA milestone indicates that Kubernetes users may depend on the feature and its API without fear of backwards incompatible changes in future causing regressions.
Proposing an enhancement to Kubernetes: The story of a KEP
Joseph Irving, uSwitch.com
Kubernetes has a wide range of users and a large number of people working on it at any given time. For simple bug-fixes and small changes, issues/pull requests are great. However, when trying to convey a larger change with a lot of people involved, you need something more. This is where Kubernetes Enhancement Proposals (KEPs) come in. In this blog post, learn about Joseph’s experience, as a relative community outsider, trying to contribute one.