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KubeWeekly #221: June 18, 2020

The Headlines

Editor’s pick of the highlights from the past week. 

CNCF Supports the Black Lives Matter movement

This week, CNCF issued a statement on Black Lives Matter. Here is a short excerpt: 

CNCF stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and racial equality for all. As a foundation that serves a diverse, global ecosystem of members, we also stand in solidarity with members of our community who challenge us all to do better — not just for right now — but for two months from now, two years from now, and beyond that.” – Priyanka Sharma, general manager of CNCF. 

Read the full blog, including project supporting responses here.

Introducing the CNCF Technology Radar

This week, the CNCF End User Community introduced Technology Radar. The EUC is a group of over 140 top companies and startups who meet regularly to discuss challenges and best practices when adopting cloud native technologies. The goal of the CNCF Technology Radar is to share what tools are actively being used by end users, the tools they would recommend, and their patterns of usage. Learn more about it and find out how you can get involved here.

Editor’s note: We are sending this week’s newsletter a day early due to the Juneteenth holiday on Friday, June 19. CNCF and the Linux Foundation offices are closed in observance.

ICYMI: CNCF Webinars 

Weekly recap of CNCF project, SIG, Ambassador, and member webinars that you might have missed.

You can view all CNCF recorded and upcoming webinars here.

CNCF Project Webinar: Charting Your Voyage To Helm 3
Matt Farina, Senior Staff Engineer @Samsung
Martin Hickey, Senior Software Engineer @IBM
Adam Reese, Senior Software Engineer @Microsoft and Bridget Kromhout, Principal Program Manager @Microsoft

CNCF Community Webinar: What end users really recommend for Continuous Delivery
Cheryl Hung, Director of Ecosystem @CNCF

CNCF Member Webinar: Multi Cluster Service Mesh Operations and Extensibility with WebAssembly
Idit Levine, Founder and CEO @Solo.io and Christian Posta, Global Field CTO @Solo.io

CNCF Member Webinar: Learning from the visible past to accelerate the observable future
Curtis Hrischuk, Technical Product Manager @Instana

CNCF Member Webinar: Multitenancy Webinar: Better walls make better tenants
Adrian Ludwin, Senior Engineer @Google

CNCF Member Webinar: How to better understand K8s workloads using Octant
Wayne Witzel III, Octant Maintainer @VMware



The Technical

Tutorials, tools, and more that take you on a deep dive into the code. 

Monitoring Services like an SRE in OpenShift ServiceMesh
Raffaele Spazzoli, Red Hat

New in Prometheus v2.19.0: Memory-mapping of full chunks of the head block reduces memory usage by as much as 40%
Ganesh Vernekar, Grafana Labs

Hard lessons learned about Kubernetes garbage collection
Oleg Matskiv, Opensource.com

Enterprise Kubernetes development with odo: The CLI tool for developers
Jason Dudash, Red Hat

How to create ephemeral environments using Crossplane and ArgoCD?
Suraj Banakar, InfraCloud

High availability load balancers with Maglev
Terin Stock, Cloudflare

Misconfigured Kubeflow workloads are a security risk
Yossi Weizman, Azure Security Center

The Editorial

Articles, announcements, and morethatgive you a high-level overview of challenges and features. 

The Financial Times, with Sarah Wells and Dimitar Terziev
Adam Glick and Craig Box, Kubernetes Podcast from Google

Google internships go virtual with the help of open source
Eric Brewer, Google

Supporting the Evolving Ingress Specification in Kubernetes 1.18
Alex Gervais, Datawire

Kubernetes by the numbers, in 2020: 12 stats to see
Kevin Casey, Red Hat

Google’s Anthos from the eyes of a Kubernetes developer
Janakiram MSV, The New Stack

Kubernetes startup Kubermatic, formerly Loodse, open-sources its core technology
Ron Miller, TechCrunch

MayaData launches Kubera; a Kubernetes management service
Chris Mellor, Blocks & Files



Upcoming CNCF webinars

Member Webinar: How to Promote the use of Best Practices and Automate Security Policies Using Tools Like OPA and Kubernetes
Gary Duan, CTO and Co-Founder @NeuVector
June 18, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time 

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Member Webinar: Fast packet processing with KubeVirt
David Vossel, Principal Software Engineer @RedHat
Petr Horacek, Senior Software Engineer @Red Hat
June 23, 2020 7:00 AM Pacific Time 

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Member Webinar: Introduction to Cloud Provider Sub Sig BaiduCloud // 介绍SIG Cloud Provider子项目BaiduCloud
Ti Zhou 周倜, Senior Architect 高级架构师 @Baidu 百度
Zichao Ye 叶子超, Senior Software Engineer 高级软件工程师 @Baidu 百度
Tianyuan Sun 孙天元, Senior Software Engineer 高级软件工程师 @Baidu 百度

This webinar will be delivered in Chinese.
June 24, 2020 10:00 AM China Standard Time 

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Member Webinar: Cloud Infrastructure for Network Functions – Requirements and testing
Dana Nehama, Director, Product Management Network Cloud @Intel Corporation
Petar Torre, Principal Engineer @Intel Corporation
June 24, 2020 7:00 AM Pacific Time 

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Member Webinar: Kubernetes Cost Allocation Done Right
Webb Brown, Co-founder and CEO @Kubecost
June 24, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time 

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Member Webinar: Monitoring Kubernetes clusters by “chatting” with them
Prasad Ghangal, Creator of BotKube and Software geek @InfraCloud
Vishal Biyani, CTO @InfraCloud
Hrishikesh Deodhar, Director of Engineering @InfraCloud
June 25, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time 

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Ambassador Webinar: Commoditise Kubernetes with cluster-api
Gianluca Arbezzano, Senior Staff Software Engineer @Packet
June 26, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time 

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Member Webinar: Best Practices for Running and Implementing Kubernetes
Kendall Miller, President @Fairwinds
Robert Brenna, Director of Open Source @Fairwinds
June 30, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time 

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Member Webinar: 7 Critical Reasons for Kubernetes-Native Backup
Niraj Tolia, CEO and Co-Founder @Kasten
Mark Severson, Member of Technical Staff @Kasten

July 1, 2020 7:00 AM Pacific Time 

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Member Webinar: Pivoting Your Pipeline from Legacy to Cloud Native 
Tracy Ragan, CEO @DeployHub and CDF Board Member
Nathan Martin, CEO @Sagecore Technologies

July 1, 2020 1:00 PM Pacific Time 

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Member Webinar: Stay on top of ongoing Kubernetes security hygiene
Zohar Kaufman, Co-Founder and VP R&D @Portshift.io
Ariel Shuper, VP Product @Portshift.io

July 2, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time 

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Member Webinar: Optimize your Kubernetes Clusters on Azure with Built-in Best Practices
Jorge Palma, Senior Program Manager @Microsoft
July 7, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time 

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Member Webinar: The Challenges and Countermeasures of Service Mesh Practice
裴斐 (Fei Pei), 网易 杭州研究院 云计算技术专家、架构师 @网易
This webinar will be delivered in Chinese.
July 8, 2020 10:00 AM China Standard Time 

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Project Webinar: What’s new in Linkerd 2.8 : Multi-cluster Kubernetes made simple and secure by default
Oliver Gould, Linkerd Project Lead, co-founder & CTO @Buoyant
July 8, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time 

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Member Webinar: Building Production-ready Services with Kubernetes and Serverless Architectures
Mike Metral, Software Architect and Engineer @Pulumi
Jason (Jay) Smith, App Modernization Specialist @Google Cloud

July 8, 2020 1:00 PM Pacific Time 

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Member Webinar: 如何落地 Service Mesh – 从技术选型到实践
马若飞 FreeWheel 北京研发中心首席工程师 @FreeWheel
This webinar will be delivered in Chinese.
July 9, 2020 10:00 AM China Standard Time

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Member Webinar: The top 10 most-useful Kubernetes APIs for comprehensive cloud-native observability
Caleb Hailey, Co-founder and CEO @Sensu
July 9, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time

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Member Webinar: Securing and Accelerating the Kubernetes CNI Data Plane with Project Antrea and NVIDIA Mellanox ConnectX SmartNICs
Antonin Bas, Maintainer of Project Antrea and Staff Engineer @VMware
Moshe Levi, Sr. Staff Engineer @NVIDIA

July 14, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time

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Member Webinar: Serving Millions of Customers with Cloud Native and DevSecOps
Chris Hollies, CTO, Oracle Practice @Capgemini
Akshai Parthasarathy, Principal Director, Cloud Native and DevOps @Oracle Cloud
July 15, 2020 7:00 AM Pacific Time

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Member Webinar: Advancing image security and compliance through Container Image Encryption!
Brandon Lum, Senior Software Engineer @IBM
July 15, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time

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Member Webinar: Kubernetes and storage. Kubernetes for storage. An overview.
Kiran Mova, Chief Architect at MayaData and core maintainer of OpenEBS @MayaData
July 16, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time

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Project Webinar: How We Doubled System Read Throughput with Only 26 Lines of Code
TiKV team
July 31, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time

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