Buckle up folks, the rest of 2022 is going to be packed with loads of events and meetups! In this edition of the KubeLetter, we've included some exciting news, great learning resources in the form of blogs and videos, and some cool tools to take your DevOps game to the next level.
Whats new with cloud-native
- Check out how Midnight Society, a AAA game studio used Nhost to launch their website and get over 400,000 users in just 6 weeks!
- Kubescape has a new feature!! You can now scan images directly from their registries before they are running, or planned to run in a cluster.
- Testkube v1.5 is released and it comes with a big UI change, making it see metrics and charts.
- Kubernetes 1.25 is out and it comes with over 40 enhancements and bug fixes. Check out what's new in Kubernetes 1.25 in this article by Armo.
- After KubeCon EU 2022, 121 attendees were reported to be infected with Covid-19. Hence for KubeCon NA, the CNCF has updated the health and safety rules.
- The Spanish version of the Cloud Native Glossary is live!
- The Hindi version of the Cloud Native Glossary is live!
- Generate your GitHub Social Circle using Sema and see the folks you've interacted with on a specific project.
- Cloud environments don't have a common session manager, which means former employees may still have access to your cloud environment. Teleport Connect can be used to establish a single session to your entire computing environment and can help admins keep a track of who accesses the cloud environment.
- Deploying to Kubernetes can be a painful process, but it doesn't have to be. Learn how to leverage the power of Monokle and Kustomize to scale quality application deployments to K8s.
- Day 2 Kubernetes refers to managing your clusters after you have successfully deployed your applications to the cluster. In this article, Plural.sh explains why Day 2 Kubernetes should not be overlooked and how it can make, or break your application.
- The shift-left approach focuses on working on problems that may occur in the later stages of the software development lifecycle while you are still in the earlier stages. Learn about the shift-left approach in this article by Komodor.
- Kubernetes has become the go-to container orchestration tool. But what exactly is Kubernetes? This article gives a great introduction to Kubernetes for beginners.
- There are various version control platforms such as GitHub, GitLab, and BitBucket. Check out this article by mergify to determine which is the best version control platform for your needs
- Learning computer science can be a daunting task for folks new to tech. This blog from boot.dev gives you a complete overview of what computer science is
- Terraform is becoming the de-facto tool for managing Infrastructure as Code, and most companies relying on terraform use an orchestration tool. In this article by Firefly, let's look into governing Terraform States using Gitlab Enterprise.
- Access control is a must in almost any application, yet most developers end up building and rebuilding it time and time again. Let's look at four mistakes when building permissions in this article by permit.io.
- Learn how to build a Twitter scraper toll using Soax and Selenium.
- As Kubernetes usage grows, threats are also increasing. Take a look at how you can secure Kubernetes YAML files using ValidKube and Kubescape
- Testing cloud-native applications has its own set of challenges. In this Twitter Space, Bruno from Testkube discusses some of the challenges with cloud-native testing and some ways to solve them.
- Nhost is a Firebase alternative that lets you easily build a backend for your websites. Learn how to use Nhost with this tutorial.
- Garden enables us to rapidly develop and test in remote, production-like environments, and it eliminates hours of CI/CD pain. Let's take a look at Garden and how to use it
- Chaos Engineering is a great way to make your applications resilient and robust. This workshop by Kubesimplify gives a great overview of chaos engineering and helps you get started with it.
- Learn how you can secure your Kubernetes repositories using Kubescape in this tutorial.
- Mergify is a great tool that helps automate a lot of tasks and also helps to rebase without a lot of trouble. Get started with Mergify using this tutorial
- A Prometheus service operator can help you to scape your custom application metrics and endpoints. Learn about serive operators and how to use them
- Civo Navigate will bring together some of the brightest minds in cloud-native technology to provide a packed event with over 50 talks and workshops. You can get the Super Early Bird ticket right now!
- Participate in the Pulumi Challenges to build real-world applications with Pulumi, and win some swags along the way.
- ArgoCon is coming up in a few weeks where you can meet the Argo community 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
- Cloud Native Live: Bringing the Edge into your data center
- SRE Day 2022
- KubeDay Japan
- DevOpsDays Warsaw 2022 - Closes on 5th September 2022.
- KubeDay Japan 2022 - Closes on 6th September 2022.
- Chattanooga Devopsdays 2022 - Closes on 6th September 2022.
- RISC-V Summit 2022 - Closes on 9th September 2022.
- DevOps Days La Paz - Closes on September 15th 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.
- Civo Nagivate - Closes on 11th October 2022.
- DevOps Days Ukraine - Closes on 10th November 2022.
- DevOps Days Birmingham, AL - Closes on 1st December 2022.
Cloud native tools highlight
- Soax is a proxy network which can allow you to access and collect data from anywhere in the world which can help you make data-driven decisions for your business.
- Take your Kubernetes experience to the next level. K8S Lens is the most powerful Kubernetes IDE out there and has recently introduced some security features as well.
- Having logical errors in APIs can be devastating in terms of security. Cherrybomb can help scan your API and detect any business logic flaws and fix it before it causes any damage.
- KubeVela is a modern software delivery platform that uses the Open Application Model and makes shipping applications more enjoyable.
- Kubefirst is an open-source project which helps to make it easier for folks to start with Kubernetes as it integrates a lot of popular open source technologies in a simple declarative GitOps-oriented way.
- What do you do if your application is built, but you don't know how to deploy it onto Kubernetes? Plural.sh helps you to easily deploy your open source application to Kubernetes, without worrying about the underlying complexities.
Tweets of the week
- A tempting reason to register for Civo Navigate
- CFPs are being submitted! Have you submitted one yet? We've compiled a few for you above!
That's all for this one. Remember what we said, the remainder of the year is going to be packed with events. While we've mentioned a few here, more events keep getting announced. Stay active on Twitter to keep getting updates on them.
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