Cloud Native News - CNN21/07
About Hashicorp Nomad for home computing, building Control Planes with Crossplane and bringing Edge Computing to Space!
CNCF Community & Industry
- How we hosted FOSDEM 2021 on Matrix
FOSDEM 2021 was hosted on Matrix, which ran on Kubernetes :)
- Migrating a gigantic financial system to 20,000 pods in the cloud
While migrating workloads to the cloud is not easy at all - scale usually makes things significantly harder. I like this article because of its relation to the real world: super restricted environments, archaic and naturally grown monoliths, JVM everywhere, and software developers asked to migrate this stack to Kubernetes.
- The New Space Age: IBM Develops A Unique, Custom Edge Computing Solution in Space
Kubernetes (OpenShift) in space 🚀. Just wow!
Containers & Orchestration
- Running Nomad for home server
Setting up a single node Nomad and Consul server to deploy self-hosted workloads. The world needs more Nomad content to realize: Kubernetes is not always the answer! This is related and worth reading Hacker News thread.
"Kubernetes Operator for multi-tenancy."
- Extending applications on Kubernetes with multi-container pods
I'm amazed about the consistency of learnk8s bringing top-notch quality material for teaching people Kubernetes. Kudos for their always on-point visuals! Their latest shot deals with some multi-container patterns. A must-read!
- Kubernetes 101 - Network Policy
Quite a formal analysis of how Network Policies work. Maybe not the very first source to consult to understand NWP, but probably a good one for a deeper understanding of their capabilities and constraints.
- Introduction to GitOps on Kubernetes with Flux v2
After Flux v1 went to maintenance mode, it is worth looking into what Flux v2 brings and how it changes how GitOps works. It is a hands-on tutorial!
"Cloudsplaining is an AWS IAM Security Assessment tool that identifies violations of least privilege and generates a risk-prioritized report."
- Building Custom Control Planes using Crossplane
"A walk-through of Crossplane v1. Learn how to use Crossplane to compose & package infrastructure as code & build your own control plane on top cloud providers or any API."