Hey folks, in this edition of the KubeLetter, we've got some great blogs and videos, along with some news. Hope you learn something new today.
What's new with cloud-native
- Armo has launched The State of Kubernetes Open Source survey, which attempts to understand the usage of open source Kubernetes tools in the industry.
- The CivoStack is an enterprise-ready hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) solution built for security, performance, and scale.
- The schedule for KubeCon NA 2022 is live! Check it out and add the sessions you are looking forward to on your calendar.
- KubeFirst is a new project from Kubeshop. KubeFirst is an open-source command line tool that enables platform provisioning operations.
- Testkube v1.4 has been released, and it comes with a couple of changes including a new UI design, the ability to create test suites, Github Actions, and more.
- The release of Monokle v1.10 also marks the one-year anniversary of the project. With this release, the team has been busy implementing extensive features for easier and more manageable cluster ops.
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- So, you accidentally erased an important commit. How do you recover it? You can use git reflog to restore the commit. Learn how to use git reflog in this article from Mergify.
- Redis is an in-memory data store that stores data in key-value pairs. It’s primarily used as a cache for quick data access, as a database, and as a message broker. Let's look at some steps to secure your Redis Databases.
- Implementing a comprehensive monitoring stack is an important early step for teams running workloads on K8s. Let's explore four tools you can use to efficently monitor Kubernetes.
- A Platform Orchestrator sits at the core of a dynamic Internal Developer Platform. Let's learn about what is a Platform Orchestrator and what it does.
- Kubernetes has many ways to access a pod. Let's look at some of these methods.
- Deploying containers into a production environment can be just as challenging as introducing containers into your software architecture. Here is a guide that will help you deploy Kubernetes in production effectively and efficiently.
- Passwordless is a form of authentication that doesn't require users to provide passwords during login. Let's take a look at how passwordless works.
- Many teams are hesitant to introduce changes to their CI pipeline to not disrupt the often complex continuous deployment (CD) patterns. GitOps however is more than CD, it provides automation, eliminates unpredictability of configuration drift, and enhances security
- Do you want to see who you've worked with on an open source project? Check out the GitHub Social Circle by Sema which shows all the folks you've worked with on a project.
- Let's learn how to build and operate an open-source data stack on Kubernetes in this article by plural.sh
- Kubesimplify recently had a Twitter Space discussing Infrastructure as Code. Check out the recording to learn about IaC.
- Security is a real concern in any type of software. Let's learn about Container and Kubernetes Security with some live demos, insights, and hands-on exercises on container security.
- Kubernetes Secrets may be the weakest point of K8S security, as your entire system can be at risk of the secrets being leaked. Let's look at how to eliminate Kubernetes secrets with secrets store CSI Driver.
- The State of Observability by VMware Tanzu was recently announced. Here are some of our key takeaways from the survey.
- We had a Twitter Space with Guy from Komodor where we discussed how you can learn Kubernetes, in an easy way.
- Managing permissions in applications is difficult and can be disastrous if done wrong. Here are some of the challenges and best practices when it comes to permissions and access control.
- Docker was deprecated in Kubernetes 1.24 and the shim is not maintained by mirantis. Let's look at how you can use dockerD as the container runtime in Kubernetes 1.24.
- Chaos Engineering is gaining popularity as it can help create robust and resilient systems. Let's take learn how it all started and look at some tools which are used.
ArgoCon is coming up next month where you can meet and discuss Argo projects.
- TechMids Conf is an all-day full stack conference made up of all your favorite meetups from Brum.js to Fusion, to Golang, to DevOps, and everything in-between.
- Kubesimplify Workshops are live workshops covering various cloud-native concepts by industry experts.
- Kubernetes Community Days Sri Lanka is the first KCD in Sri Lanka.
- Kubernetes Community Days Washington DC
- KubeCon NA 2022
- Top 10 fallacies in platform engineering and how to avoid them
- Cloud Native Live: Bringing the Edge into your data center
- DevOpsDays Rio de Janeiro 2022 - Closes on 16th August 2022.
- SigstoreCon 2022 Hosted by CNCF - Closes on 19th August 2022.
- Cloud Foundry Day 2022 - Closes on 26th August 2022.
- DevOpsDays Tel Aviv 2022 - Closes on 31 Aug 2022.
- Data on Kubernetes Days NA - Closes on 1st September 2022
- DevOpsDays Warsaw 2022 - Closes on 5th September 2022.
- RISC-V Summit 2022 - Closes on 9th September 2022
- Open Source Summit Japan 2022 - Closes on 18th September 2022
- Open Source Finance Forum New York (OSFF) 2022 - Closes on 25th September 2022
- Open Compliance Summit 2022 - Closes on 25th September 2022.
Cloud-native tools highlight
- Soax provides residential and mobile rotating back-connect proxies that will help your team deliver on the goals for web data scraping, competition intelligence, SEO, SERP analysis, and more.
- Splunk is a tool for monitoring and searching through big data.
- Apache SkyWalking is a performance monitor tool for distributed systems, specially designed for microservices, cloud-native and container-based architectures.
- KubeClarity is a tool for detection and management of Software Bill Of Materials (SBOM) and vulnerabilities of container images and filesystems
- Avoid errors and bugs in your APIs using CherryBomb to validate your API specifications
- Use Lens to make it easier to Monitor, Debug, Collaborate and enhance your Kubernetes experience
Tweets of the week
That's all folks. Hope you've learned something new today. We would love to hear some of your experiences as well, so share them on Twitter and tag us.