It is extraordinary to observe how Kubernetes has changed the shape of the cloud native landscape and completely redefined the developer experience for shipping a product to consumers. This year, Kubernetes marks its 7th anniversary and this is a great opportunity to reminisce on the impact it has had on…


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It is undeniable that Kubernetes adoption has grown exponentially in the past few years. A broad appropriation of the tool led to the organic growth of numerous bootstrapping providers. However, at the nucleus, all of the available providers have a fundamentally different way of configuring and managing the cluster…


KubeCon and CloudNativeCon in Europe 2020

This year has been determined to challenge and redefine the open-source and conferencing atmospheres. As expected, this was no exception for KubeCon and CloudNativeCon in Europe, which was rescheduled for August 2020 as the 1st virtual KubeCon, 5 months later the initially planned date. …


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Within its 6 years of existence, Kubernetes has been the centerpiece of the Cloud Native landscape, elevating a pluggable system that contributed to the diversification of the entire ecosystem. As a result, multiple areas have been developed in the industry, galvanizing solutions for components such as network, runtime, storage, as…


In the past years, Kubernetes has become the default container orchestrator framework, setting the standards for application deployment in a distributed architecture. Wider adaptability of the tool prompted the diversification of the end-user base, and a consistent DX for cluster interaction became essential for Kubernetes. …


An amalgamation of containers

Throughout years, numerous tools have been developed to provide bootstrap capabilities for a Kubernetes cluster. A considerable proportion of these tools focus on constructing a holistic and smooth DX for cluster install while supplying several flag options for advanced configuration (e.g. Kubespray, Kops, ClusterAPI). Undoubtedly, this is the state…


In the past years, Kubernetes has been the nucleus of container orchestration frameworks. Numerous tools have been developed to extend Kubernetes capabilities and enhance its features. Over time, tools with similar functionalities would have fundamentally different implementations and practices to converge with the Kubernetes components. …


Earlier on this week, I was one of the speakers at KubeCon + CloudNative North America in San Diego. During my session, I addressed how Condé Nast established a culture that enables the furtherance of initiatives similar to the ones in the open-source community. …


In the past years, Kubernetes has been the nucleus of container orchestration frameworks. With the growing number of microservices, managing clusters at scale has become an imperative requirement. At Condé Nast, this constitutes in having a stable and coherent approach to deploy, manage and upgrade multiple Kubernetes clusters that…


In August 2019, I have undergone the Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) examination. I have scored an astonishing 97%! As a cloud platform engineer at Condé Nast International, interaction with Kubernetes clusters is continuous. However, for the CKAD assessment, I focused on efficient exercise solving under time pressure. …

Katie Gamanji

Sailing open-source tooling and supporting the community as an Ecosystem Advocate @CNCF

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