KubeLetter #11

KubeLetter #11

Hey folks, welcome to the 11th edition of the Kubetter. KubeCon is coming up soon and we hope you've started preparations.

In this edition, you can find some news regarding KubeCon, resources, and a ton of open CFPs. You can even submit a CFP for KubeCon EU 2023 and Civo Navigate.

What's new with cloud-native

  • KubeCon is less than a week away and there are some new additions to the event! Check out all the new initiatives at KubeCon.
  • The adoption and need for Chaos Engineering is growing in the cloud native ecosystem. Chaos Engineering will have a larger presence in Detroit, Michigan with an exciting KubeCon co-located event, the first-ever Chaos Day
  • Congratulations to all the 27 LFX mentees on graduating the spring term!
  • Monokle v 1.11 is out and comes with a git-enabled K8s Configuration tool and a version control editor


  • The authorization landscape has changed drastically over the past few years. In this article from permit.io, let's look at how authorization has changed over the years.

  • Customer reviews help businesses make better decisions to improve their products or services. In this blog by Bright Data, let's look at how we can scrape customer reviews from different websites.
  • Replit, a popular online code editor, has introduced AI mode which infuses state-of-the-art intelligence into nearly all IDE features.
  • You have heard of SQL databases, NoSQL databases, and graph databases. let's look at what exactly are graph databases and how it's different from s SQL databases.

  • Doing grunt work can reduce a developer's motivation. In this episode of Sprkl Expert talk, they talk about Personal Observability, and how it can help reduce grunt work.
  • One of the fascinating and useful features of Kubernetes is its ability to have highly available resources. Learn the best practices for Kubernetes HA in this article from Kubesphere.
  • If you are using a Kubernetes cluster, you probably need to know how to store data. In this article from Armosec, let's look at how we can manage data storage in Kubernetes.
  • Knowing how to debug and fix Kubernetes errors is an important skill to have as a DevOps Engineer. Here is a great resource from Komodor on how to detect and fix Kubernetes Errors.
  • Managing the day-to-day of a dev team is a challenging task. Scaling a team is a whole different ball game. Check out Tech lead session from Wilco to learn more about it.
  • Discovering container vulnerabilities in the development process can help secure your containers and avoid security risks. let's look at how you can discover image vulnerabilities using Lens.


  • Networking is a big aspect of deploying your applications to a Kubernetes Cluster. In this video, let's learn about the basics of Kubernetes networking and concepts such as services, node ports, and load-balancers.

Cloud-native tools highlight

  • Monokle: Monokle can help you for defining, comparing, and auditing your K8s actual and desired states and easily create manifests for Kubernetes clusters using templates.
  • Kubeslice: Kubeslice enables Kubernetes pods and services to communicate seamlessly across clusters, clouds, edges, and data centers by creating logical application boundaries known as Slices.
  • kTunnel: Ktunnel is a CLI tool that establishes a reverse tunnel between a Kubernetes cluster and your local machine. It lets you expose your machine as a service in the cluster or expose it to a specific deployment.
  • Fluentbit: Fluent Bit is a fast Log Processor and Forwarder for Linux, Windows, Embedded Linux, macOS, and BSD family operating systems. It's part of the Graduated Fluentd Ecosystem and a CNCF sub-project.
  • Ko build: Ko is a simple, fast container image builder for Go applications and is ideal for use cases where your image contains a single Go application without any/many dependencies on the OS base image

Tweets of the week

That's all for this edition folks! Hope you had a good read. KubeCon is just a week away and we are excited to meet some of you folks in person in Detroit!

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