Cloud native with Saiyam — It’s not over yet!
March 2022 first edition
6 min read
Hello people, how are things going on? It’s been a difficult time to fully concentrate on anything. My friends are at war, my friends are suffering from COVID and this is disturbing my mental peace a lot these days. I am not a sad person but this breaks my heart as I know what loss of life means, what it means to lose someone you love — everything gets destroyed. Life is a gift and you should cherish each day and spread love.
KubeCon CFP results came in and I am giving 2 talks this season hopefully in person with my friends.
Students Ambassador program
The Student Ambassador program is going great, with over 100 submissions and it is going international ❤ Great to see the support from my friends in spreading the word! The applications will remain open so you can apply/share. I will keep on improving the initiative.
Knative Walkthrough — Knative is a serverless platform on top of Kubernetes and in this video, I go over Knative serving and Knative eventing with a demo for each of them.
KubeVirt — This is the recording from my alldaydevops session but still very valid and its adoption is increasing even more so be sure to check that out.
Harvester by Techno Tim — Harvester is an open source HCI solution, I have a couple of streams on my channel as well with the maintainers of the project. It is based on Kubevirt layer so make sure to check out this project.
Kubernetes vcluster “clusters in clusters” by my friends Lukas and Rich on Bret Fisher channel.
Code Coverage for BPF Programs with bpfcov by Leo and Liz.
News and Announcements
KubeCon EU 2022 Schedule is out — Check and register today!!
Backstage project joins the CNCF Incubator — open platform for building developer portals maintained by a global community
in-toto moves to CNCF incubation — this is a project in supply chain security space.
Knative accepted as a CNCF incubating project — A huge step towards the adoption of Knative. It is an amazing project that everyone needs to check out!
minikube GUI — Yes you heard it right, Minikube launched it’s most requested feature GUI (experimental), be sure to check that out.
WASM on Exercism — 21 exercises from hello world to circular ring buffer exploring WebAssembly.
Artifact Hub now checks if container images packages have been signed with cosign from sigstore.
Moby v0.10.0 — Making every docker build a bit better.
Awesome March reads
Hosting a React App with OpenFaaS — In this post, you will learn how to deploy a React app as an openfaas function ~ by Alex Ellis
How to Run Docker in Rootless Mode — In this article you will learn a sample set up to run Docker in rootless mode though there are other tools like podman that can help you achieve it with ease. Also, Sysbox is another alternative that let you run rootless containers in Kubernetes. ~ by JACK WALLEN
Scripting with Go by bitfieldconsulting — fancy shell scripts in go ;)
Is WebAssembly Susceptible to Log4Shell-style Attacks? by Matt butcher
Introducing apko — apko enables the creation of minimal, small-attack-surface images without the complications of relying on Bazel by Ariadne Conill.
A case-study in end-to-end testing with Golang — Another great blog by my friend Alex on unit testing vs e2e testing and how to improve them with Go.
6 CNCF Projects for CI/CD — Interesting landscape and checkout my CNCFMinutes video for Flux and Argo.
Model Server: The Critical Building Block of MLOps by Janakiram
Flamingo — FSA (aka Flamingo) is the Flux Subsystem for Argo. FSA’s container image can be used as a drop-in replacement for the equivalent ArgoCD version to visualize, and manage Flux workloads, along side ArgoCD.
Advanced Go Playground — frontend written in Go, with syntax highlighting, turtle graphics mode, and more
strimzi — Apache Kafka running on Kubernetes
Simple Docker project for beginners by Pavan
Traefik Academy by my friend Adrian
Learn from Twitter
When your apps receive a ton of traffic, how do you scale your Ingress Controller in Kubernetes?— Daniele Polencic (@danielepolencic) March 2, 2022
Here is what I do 👇 pic.twitter.com/T6aYurE7Lj
What is SSH ?#Linux #ssh #encryption pic.twitter.com/YDnVxAyxaU— Rakesh Jain (@devops_tech) March 3, 2022
Let's talk about Rust.— 🇺🇦 Oliver Jumpertz (@oliverjumpertz) March 10, 2022
A language with a steep learning curve but one of the most rewarding programming languages out there.
It powers parts of AWS, Dropbox, and even some important blockchain projects.
A thread. ↓ pic.twitter.com/UbwPLrDvN4
This issue is brought to you by Cloudcasa, Sysdig, Robusta, Suborbital, Armo, SlimAI and Teleport ->
Cloudcasa is Free Kubernetes Backup and Cloud Migration with Cyber-Resilience as-a-Service. Mi Casa es Tu Casa!
Sysdig is driving the standard for cloud and container security. The company pioneered cloud-native runtime threat detection and response by creating Falco and Sysdig as open source standards and key building blocks of the Sysdig platform
ARMO assures DevOps, DevSecOps, and developers that every workload, cluster, container, and microservice is born and remains secure, from development to production and from configuration to run-time, every time. They are the creators of Kubescape.
Robusta — an open source platform for Kubernetes troubleshooting and automation. Robusta automates your incident response and troubleshooting — what Docker did to Day 1, Robusta does to Day 2.
Suborbital Making cloud native WebAssembly easy.
SlimAI — giving developers the power to build better cloud-native applications with less friction, complexity, and waste.
Teleport is the easiest, most secure way to access all your infrastructure. The open-source Teleport Access Plane consolidates connectivity, authentication, authorization, and audit into a single platform.
Latest from them
CVE-2022–0847: “Dirty Pipe” Linux Local Privilege Escalation By Jason Avery ~ Sysdig
Launching Sat Beta-1: Still tiny, still mighty By Connor Hicks ~ Suborbital
CVE-2022–0492 — Privilege Escalation and Container Escape Vulnerability and its impact on Kubernetes By Leonid Sandler ~ Armosec
CloudCasa Adds AWS Cloud Security Posture to Kubernetes Security Posture Reviews By Cloudcasa
Kubernetes is the POSIX of the cloud By Natan ~ Robusta
The 3 S’s of Software Supply Chain Security: SBOMs, Signing, Slimming By John Amaral ~ SlimAI
Thank you to the amazing members -> Rawkode, Marky, Noel, Walid, Cedric , Jack , Blaize D’souza, ChadMCrowell, Dan POP, Meaux and Phil Shapiro
Special thanks to Catalogic, Sysdig, ARMO, Suborbital and Robusta for being an Org member and to SlimAI and Teleport for being a platinum member.
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