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Cloud Native News - CNN21/50

About the Kubernetes Release Team Shadow Application, detecting & blocking log4shell with Cilium, secure K8s deployments with eBPF, and why Kubernetes is not only about containers...
Cloud Native News - CNN21/50
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  • Kubernetes Release Team is looking for you!
    The shadow application for the Kubernetes 1.24 Release Team is now open! To be considered as a shadow on the team, please fill out the application:

The application will remain open until Thursday, December 30, 2021, 18:00 pm PST. We will notify all applicants of their status no later than January 6th, 2022.

While the release calendar has not been finalized, the release is planned to start on Monday, January 10th, 2022. The tentative release date for Kubernetes 1.24 is Tuesday, April 19th, 2022. Please keep these dates in mind when you consider your availability and the time commitments.  Please refer to the following links for information on the Release Team and selection process:

Please reach out via the #sig-release channel on Kubernetes Slack should you have any further questions.



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