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KubeWeekly #122

Welcome to your curated newsletter, where we share the latest happenings in the Kubernetes ecosystem across vendor integrations, open source contributions, exciting announcements, blog content, events and more!

Highlights From the Links
  1. Q&A on Machine Learning and Kubernetes with David Aronchick of Google
         Machine learning has been gaining a lot of attention, especially at KubeCon in Austin, TX this past December. Rags Srinivas of InfoQ sat down with David Aronchick, product manager at Google and contributor to Kubeflow, to discuss Kubernetes and machine learning. Take a look at how machine learning is changing businesses today, and how Kubernetes offers a common platform for deploying and running ML platforms at scale.
  2. Scaling Kubernetes to 2,500 Nodes
         OpenAI, has been running Kubernetes for deep learning research for the past two years. Kubernetes allows for fast iteration cycle, reasonable scalability, and lack of boilerplate making experimentation at OpenAI quick and easy. Learn how OpenAI scaled its Kubernetes clusters to more than 2,500 nodes on both the cloud and physical hardware, while remaining incident free for 90 days.
  3. Kubernetes Service Mesh
         Hearing a lot about service mesh recently and wondering what your options are? On his personal blog, Alen Komljen of Semantext Group explains why service mesh is a critical component of cloud-native. From load balancing and service discovery to service monitoring and tracing, this is a great introductory post to check out if you’re interested in service mesh. Alen also dives into Conduit and Istio to showcase how these tools work.
  4. Riding the Unicorn: A Newbie Contributor’s Guide to Kubernetes
    Arun Gupta wrote this great guide on the AWS Open Source Blog for anyone who is interested in contributing to Kubernetes. The Kubernetes community is growing fast, with increasing opportunities for new contributors. Check out this guide for some ideas of where to start, from joining the conversation on Slack and community meetings to getting involved in a Special Interest Group (SIG) and much more.
  • Free eBook: Deploying and Scaling Kubernetes with Rancher
    • By Vishal Biyani & Girish Shilamkar; guidebook provides a detailed introduction to using Kubernetes with the Rancher container management platform.
  • Kubernetes Patterns
    • By Bilgin Ibryam & Roland Huß; A minimalistic and focused guide with common use cases, patterns, principles and practises for developing Cloud Native applications on Kubernetes.
  • Architecting for Scale: High Availability for Your Growing Applications
    • By Lee Atchison; provides basic techniques for building applications that can handle huge quantities of traffic, data, and demand without affecting the quality your customers expect.
  • Kubernetes: Up and Running
    • Authors Kelsey HightowerBrendan Burns, and Joe Beda—who’ve worked on Kubernetes at Google—explain how this system fits into the lifecycle of a distributed application. You will learn how to use tools and APIs to automate scalable distributed systems, whether it is for online services, machine-learning applications, or a cluster of Raspberry Pi computers.
  • Kubernetes Definitive Guide: Keys from Docker to Kubernetes Practice (2nd Edition) – Kubernetes权威指南
  • Kubernetes Microservices with Docker
    • By Vohra; This book on Kubernetes, the container cluster manager, discusses all aspects of using Kubernetes in today’s complex big data and enterprise applications, including Docker containers.
  • Deploying Rails with Docker, Kubernetes and ECS
    • By Pablo Acuña; shows you how to set up the project, push it to DockerHub, manage services and set up an efficient continuous integration environment.
  • Everything Kubernetes; The ultimate guide to deploying, managing and scaling Kubernetes
    • Kubernetes provides a complete set of building blocks that allow the automation of many operations for managing development, test, and production environments. This simple yet comprehensive guide offers you and your team everything you need to know on deploying, managing and scaling Kubernetes. It’s great for those experimenting with Kubernetes for the first time but also for Kubernetes rockstars.
  • Kubernetes Management Design Patterns: With Docker, CoreOS Linux, and Other Platforms
    • By Vohra; The atomic unit of modular container service in Kubernetes is a Pod, which is a group of containers with a common filesystem and networking. The Kubernetes Pod abstraction enables design patterns for containerized applications similar to object-oriented design patterns. Containers provide some of the same benefits as software objects such as modularity or packaging, abstraction, and reuse
  • Technical Guide to Creating and Accessing a Kubernetes Cluster on OpenStack
    • As Kubernetes gains popularity, many people are asking: “How can Kubernetes and OpenStack be used together?” In this eBook, get a technical walkthrough on how to deploy Kubernetes on OpenStack and start running containerized apps on your Kubernetes cluster.
  • Kubernetes Management Design Patterns: With Docker, CoreOS Linux, and Other Platforms 1st ed. Edition
    • Take container cluster management to the next level; learn how to administer and configure Kubernetes on CoreOS; and apply suitable management design patterns such as Configmaps, Autoscaling, elastic resource usage, and high availability. Some of the other features discussed are logging, scheduling, rolling updates, volumes, service types, and multiple cloud provider zones.
  • Mastering CoreOS
    • By Sreenivas Makam; This book covers the CoreOS internals and the technologies used in the deployment of container-based distributed applications. It starts with an overview of CoreOS and distributed application development while sharing knowledge on related technologies. Critical CoreOS services and networking and storage considerations for CoreOS are covered next.
  • DevOps with OpenShift
    • For many organizations, a big part of DevOps’ appeal is software automation using infrastructure-as-code techniques. This book presents developers, architects, and infra-ops engineers with a more practical option.
  • The Kubernetes Book
    • By Nigel Poulton; Containers are here and resistance is futile! Now that people are getting their heads around Docker, they need an orchestration platform to help them manage their containerized apps. Kubernetes has emerged as one of the hottest and most important container orchestration platforms in the world. This book gets you up to speed fast!
  • Kubernetes for Java Developers
    • Author Arun Gupta—Principal Open Source Technologist at Amazon Web Services—demonstrates how Kubernetes orchestration simplifies the plumbing needed to get containers up and running at all times. Although the examples in this report use Java, the concepts are applicable for anybody interested in getting started with Kubernetes.
  • Kubernetes for Serverless Applications
    • This book by Russ McKendrick will initially start by introducing serverless functions. Then you will configure tools such as Minikube to run Kubernetes. Once you are up-and-running, you will install and configure Kubeless, your first step towards running Function as a Service (FaaS) on Kubernetes. Then you will gradually move towards running Fission, a framework used for managing serverless functions on Kubernetes environments. Towards the end of the book, you will also work with Kubernetes functions on public and private clouds.
  • Kubernetes Cookbook: Building Cloud Native Applications
  • Introduction to Kubernetes Using Docker
    • Docker is a transcendent tool for those who transfer, install, and manage software applications on a regular basis. The advent of Kubernetes, however, has somehow made containerizing and automating applications even easier. In this course designed for students of all skill levels, you’ll learn Docker, the world’s leading software containerization platform, and become a master of automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications using Kubernetes.
  • Kubernetes Cookbook
    • Learn how to automate and manage your Linux containers and improve the overall performance of your system
  • Mastering Kubernetes
    • Master the art of container management utilizing the power of Kubernetes, by Gigi Sayfan

 

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