Kubernetes-native cluster autoscaler is now production-ready according to AWS.

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At re:Invent 2021, AWS announced the v0.5.0 release of Karpenter, marking its open-source, Kubernetes node provisioning project as production ready. With Karpenter, Kubernetes users can now dynamically provision underlying compute nodes based on pod specifications more efficiently than the existing Kubernetes…

A collection of minikube best practices and tips to improve the developer experience running a local Kubernetes cluster.

Minikube is a popular option to run a local Kubernetes cluster on macOS, Linux, and Windows. While it boasts a rich feature sets and cross-platform support, minikube behaves slightly differently than a…

How to use, create, and publish Helm charts for non-Kubernetes experts

As Kubernetes continues to eat the container orchestration world, developers are inevitably forced to interact with Kubernetes either for local development or code delivery. Even in organizations with a dedicated platform team or DevOps engineers, developers still need to…

A comprehensive, opinionated platform to help enterprises adopt Kubernetes by integrating with familiar tools.

Earlier this year, I dove into popular multi-cluster Kubernetes management solutions, including Rancher, Google Anthos, Azure Arc, and Volterra. Afterwards, one of the readers pointed me to KubeSphere, an open-source Kubernetes platform which uses kubefed underneath…

A high-level overview of timeseries databases to compare features, functionality, maturity, and performance

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We’re living in the golden age of databases, as money is flowing into the industry at historic rates (e.g. Snowflake, MongoDB, Cockroach Labs, Neo4j). If the debate between relational vs. non-relational or online analytical processing (OLAP) vs. online transaction processing (OLTP) ruled the past decade, a new type of databases…

Ultimate Study Guide to Passing the Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS) Exam

What is CKS & Why Get Certified?

The Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS) exam is the newest addition to the Kubernetes certifications administered by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). CKS focuses on best practices for securing container-based applications and Kubernetes during build, deployment, and…

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