KubeLetter #21

Oct 13, 2023ยท

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KubeLetter #21

In this edition of the Kubeletter, we've included a ton of news, events, and CFPs along with a ton of useful resources that can help you grow.

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Use code "Kunal-25" for $25 tickets. You can read the full agenda and sign up at: https://singlestorenowtherealtimeaicon.splashthat.com *

Whats new with cloud native

  • The Cilium project is officially a CNCF graduate project. Read about the journey of the project.

  • The fastest way to go from idea to production. You can ship faster with Replit Deployments.

  • Check out the NEW Certification: Istio Certified Associate (ICA) by CNCF. Read more about the certification.

  • Check about Cloud Native Sustainability using this amazing playlist on Kubesimplify hosted by Saiyam Pathak and Divya Mohan.

  • Hacktoberfest is an annual month-long event celebrating open source contributions. There are some amazing sessions on WeMakeDevs Youtube on Hacktoberfest. Check them to know more.


  • Learn about CURP protocol in this blog. *

  • The article discusses the growing trend of multi-architecture infrastructures in cloud-native development. It highlights the benefits of adding Arm-based architectures alongside x86 for improved affordability and flexibility. The article outlines a three-stage approach for migration, including "Inform" to identify existing infrastructure, "Optimize" to experiment with select workloads, and "Operate" to deploy new processes.

  • The article explores the integration of Jaeger and OpenTelemetry, simplifying observability in complex environments. It discusses OpenTelemetry's standardized APIs and components, its role in instrumentation, and various deployment modes.

  • This blog post emphasizes the importance of container security, vulnerability scanning, and compliance management for organizations operating in various industries and geographies. It highlights the significance of automated image scanning tools like NeuVector to complement manual efforts and improve security assessments for container images.

  • The blog introduces "Lens AppIQ" as a new cloud service by Mirantis, designed to provide app-centric intelligence for Kubernetes cluster management. It caters to developers, DevOps, and administrators by offering insights, policy management, governance, and simplified deployment, all accessible through a web-based platform. The service is free to try and integrates seamlessly with Lens Desktop for enhanced Kubernetes management and monitoring. **

  • This tutorial explains how to build caching with Redis into a PostgreSQL-powered web application. It guides you through creating a simple Python web app, connecting it to a PostgreSQL database, and implementing caching using Redis to improve performance by avoiding repeated expensive database queries. **

  • The article titled "Kube-Proxy and CNI: The Hidden Components of Kubernetes Networking" by Seifeddine Rajhi delves into the intricacies of Kubernetes networking, focusing on the roles of Kube-Proxy and CNI (Container Network Interface). Kube-Proxy, a crucial component in Kubernetes clusters, is responsible for maintaining network connectivity between services and pods. It operates by translating service definitions into networking rules, ensuring efficient communication within the cluster.


  • In this workshop, you'll learn the basic components of Apache Kafka and how to get started with data streaming using Python.

  • In this video, Today we delve into the world of Kubernetes resources, Custom Resources (CRs), Custom Resource Definitions (CRDs), and Operators. Learn how these work together.

  • In this video, we will explore the power and convenience of Aiven, a single service that allows you to manage all your databases in the cloud. Discover how Aiven simplifies database management, provides easy scalability, and ensures robust security. Take your cloud infrastructure to the next level with Aiven's comprehensive solution.


CFPs open

Cloud native tools highlight *

  • Twingate makes zero trust network access easy to deploy, even easier to use, and always secure.

  • Browserless makes data extraction and automation easy for developers.

  • Metis Data is Database observability that developers love. From development to production, Metis covers all your database needs. Prevent slow queries, outages and data loss right from dev or staging environments. Troubleshoot and optimize your production database in seconds. Read more about it in our case study.

  • Koordinator is a QoS-based scheduling system brings optimal layout and status to workloads such as microservices, web services, big data jobs, AI jobs, etc.

  • Komodor is the Only Unified, Dev-First Kubernetes Platform. Easily Operate, Troubleshoot & Optimize Your K8s Applications.

  • SRPC is a QoS-based scheduling system brings optimal layout and status to workloads such as microservices, web services, big data jobs, AI jobs, etc.

  • Site 24 in AI-powered monitoring for modern IT. It monitors, visualize, and troubleshoot your IT performance bottlenecks from one console.

  • Tyk works seriously reliable, configurable, and easy to use, Tykโ€™s proven API management platform helps developers build, publish, and monetise APIs quickly and easily โ€“ across all kinds of on-premises environments, containers, and clouds.

  • Preevy - a powerful CLI tool designed to simplify the process of creating ephemeral preview environments. Don't miss to check the GitHub Repo.

  • Dragonfly is a modern replacement for Redis and Memcached. Dragonfly's novel architecture vertically scales to support any workload limited only by the physical properties of the underlying hardware. This makes Dragonfly simple to run, monitor and scale, which also translates to overall cost savings.

  • Kuma is a modern Envoy-based service mesh that can run on every cloud, in a single or multi-zone capacity, across both Kubernetes and VMs.

  • Flagsmith release features with confidence; manage feature flags across web, mobile, and server side applications. Use our hosted API, deploy to your own private cloud, or run on-premises.

  • Terramate: Supercharge Terraform with Stacks and Code Generation adds powerful capabilities such as code generation, stacks, orchestration, change detection, data sharing and more to Terraform.

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