kubernetes

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api

The two most important challenges with an API gateway when adopting Kubernetes

Encourage a diversity of implementations for consolidated tooling that supports architectural flexibility. However, take advantage of a consolidated underlying platform and offer a ‘buffet’ of implementation options rather than allowing developers to build bespoke ones for better security.…

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Kubernetes deployment strategies

The standard for Kubernetes is rolling deployment, replacing pods of previous versions with the new one without cluster downtime. Kubernetes probes new pods for readiness before scaling down old ones, so you can abort deployment without bringing down the cluster.…

Issue38

Will Kubernetes fall into the “shiny things” trap?

New & shiny can also mean immature. Developers must be cautious about excessive reliance on new technologies. Do not ask simply how to leverage Kubernetes at scale, ask how to use a single abstraction to cover Kubernetes.…

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Tips and tricks for scalable CI/CD flow

Define your VCS (version control system) flow, with help from Git Flow or Github Flow. When using a complicated manual release process, use tags to trigger production releases.…

Issue30

How soon we forget: Security in the age of Docker and Kubernetes

Don't run binaries as root as that creates a privileged user and higher risks. Run containers with a read-only file system alone.…

Issue17

9 Kubernetes security best practices everyone must follow

Always use the latest stable version. Enable role-based access control (RBAC). Avoid granting cluster-wide permissions.…

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Kubernetes in production vs. Kubernetes in development: 4 myths

Running Kubernetes in dev/test gave you a firm handle on your operational needs. You have got reliability & security all figured out. Orchestration makes scaling a cinch. Kubernetes runs the same in every environment.…