Kubernetes is a container orchestrator, not a VM runtime.

Projects like KubeVirt and Virtlet represent some full-circle irony. It gets to a) the actual value proposition of something like Kubernetes and also b) the ultimate futility of everything in this field. Kubernetes, properly conceived, would just be a description language for compute assets and their lifecycles. The problem, of course, is that we already […]

Google Kaniko – Keeping Up with the Cloud

Google announced Kaniko on Monday. Kaniko is a Dockerfile builder that builds and publishes a Docker image completely within a containerized sandbox facilitated by Kubernetes, without any dependencies on interaction with a true root daemon like dockerd. As any seasoned Linux container user knows, dockerd is prone to crashes and hangs that can leave the […]

Kubernetes 1.10 Released

Kubernetes 1.10 Released

The Kubernetes project is keeping up its breakneck development pace with the release of Kubernetes 1.10 on March 26, 2018. The release announcement discusses a handful of important technical changes, but even more intriguing are results from a Cloud Native Computing Foundation survey, which were included in the announcement. Survey Says… The survey shows that […]