Happy KubeCon everyone!
CNCF & Community
- State of Cloud Native Development - Cloud Native Computing Foundation
The freshly released State of Cloud Native Development shows that there has been a significant increase in the global adoption of cloud native technologies, especially containers and container orchestration tools.
- Why the Kubernetes Scheduler Is Not Enough for Your AI Workloads
When it comes to AI/ML workload on Kubernetes, we enter a particular area with multiple challenges. A specific problem is that more holistic scheduling is required for AI workload instead of the vanilla reactive, event-driven scheduling.
- Extending Kubernetes to an unlimited one through tensile-kube
tensile-kube enables kubernetes clusters to work together. Based on virtual kubelet, it gives access from a "higer" K8s cluster to "lower" K8s cluster. Through this bypass tensible allows to discover cluster resources, supports kubectl cross clusters, globally schedule pods and so on.
- Introducing Hierarchical Namespaces
Hierarchical namespaces are a new concept developed by the Kubernetes Working Group for Multi-Tenancy (wg-multitenancy) in order to solve some problems with namespaces and the cluster usage. In its simplest form, a hierarchical namespace is a regular Kubernetes namespace that contains a small custom resource that identifies a single, optional, parent namespace.
- olric v0.3.0
Meet olric! A distributed cache and in-memory key/value data store. It can be used both as an embedded Go library and as a language-independent service. With Olric, you can instantly create a fast, scalable, shared pool of RAM across a cluster of computers.
Cloud Native Industry
- Announcing HashiCorp Terraform 0.13 General Availability
HashiCorp releases Terraform 0.13 and is now in general availability. The latest version comes with improvements to modules, automatic installation of third-party providers and custom variable validation.
- Mirantis Acquires Open Source Lens IDE Project
Mirantis wents on a shopping tour, again, and acquires the open source project Lens. Lens calls itself a Kubernetes IDE, and is basically a Kubernetes Dashboard on steroids!
eBPF.io a new how to learn about eBPF
Cilium, the eBPF based CNI, throw together their knowledge of eBPF and bring it to a new home. eBPF.io gives a strong introduction and overview of other eBPF projects.
Envoy 1.15 introduces a new Postgres extension with monitoring support
Postgres is one of the most popular open source database out there. Now Envoy 1.15 comes with a dedicated plugin to support the monitoring of PSQL. What do you think, is it so much needed? Changing the purposed of Envoy? Or is it a logical step through its evolution?
- Taking the Open Service Mesh for a test drive
Microsoft brought another service mesh into the game. The Open Service Mesh is a lightweight, extensible and SMI compliant service mesh, running on Envoy.