Kubernetes Legacy Package Repositories Will Be Frozen On September 13, 2023
Authors: Bob Killen (Google), Chris Short (AWS), Jeremy Rickard (Microsoft), Marko Mudrinić (Kubermatic), Tim Bannister (The Scale Factory)
On August 15, 2023, the Kubernetes project announced the general availability of the community-owned package repositories for Debian and RPM packages available at pkgs.k8s.io. The new package repositories are replacement for the legacy Google-hosted package repositories: apt.kubernetes.io and yum.kubernetes.io. The announcement blog post for pkgs.k8s.io highlighted that we will stop publishing packages to the legacy repositories in the future.
k8s.gcr.io Redirect to registry.k8s.io - What You Need to Know
Authors: Bob Killen (Google), Davanum Srinivas (AWS), Chris Short (AWS), Frederico Muñoz (SAS Institute), Tim Bannister (The Scale Factory), Ricky Sadowski (AWS), Grace Nguyen (Expo), Mahamed Ali (Rackspace Technology), Mars Toktonaliev (independent), Laura Santamaria (Dell), Kat Cosgrove (Dell)
On Monday, March 20th, the k8s.gcr.io registry will be redirected to the community owned registry, registry.k8s.io .
Prow and Tide for Kubernetes Contributors
Authors: Authors: Chris Short, Frederico Muñoz
Authors: Dockershim Adhoc Docs Team
This is an update to the original Dockershim Deprecation FAQ article, published in late 2020.
This document goes over some frequently asked questions regarding the deprecation and removal of dockershim, that was announced as a part of the Kubernetes v1.20 release. For more detail on what that means, check out the blog post Don’t Panic: Kubernetes and Docker.
Authors: Sergey Kanzhelev (Google), Jim Angel (Google), Davanum Srinivas (VMware), Shannon Kularathna (Google), Chris Short (AWS), Dawn Chen (Google)
Kubernetes is removing dockershim in the upcoming v1.24 release. We’re excited to reaffirm our community values by supporting open source container runtimes, enabling a smaller kubelet, and increasing engineering velocity for teams using Kubernetes…
Kubernetes contributors aren’t people in capes or part of some secret society. How to start committing to the GitHub repos that make up the project is well documented, yet it remains intimidating for many.
My first work in the cloud native world was working with the SIG Docs team. I helped review some documentation and learned some of their processes. I wasn’t there long before I found out about another great SIG: Contributor Experience. Contributor Experience is all about improving the workflow, removing bottlenecks, and generally making Kubernetes a great project to contribute your time and effort. I knew ContribEx (as it’s called) is where I could make an impact.
Changes to the Kubernetes Container Image Registry
The release of Kubernetes 1.25 was when it was first announced that the Kubernetes project would be updating its official container image registry endpoint from k8s.gcr.io to the community owned registry, registry.k8s.io. The goal was to eventually sunset the old registry over time. However, as highlighted on the official Kubernetes website, this changeover has since been expedited to adopt a more sustainable infrastructure model with the first set of changes happening on Monday March 20, 2023. This post covers what changes are happening, why they’re happening, important dates to keep in mind, and what actions you need to take.
Amazon EKS now supports Kubernetes 1.23
The Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) team is happy to announce support for Kubernetes 1.23. Amazon EKS and Amazon EKS Distro can now run Kubernetes version 1.23, with support in Amazon EKS Anywhere launching soon after.
Amazon EKS now supports Kubernetes 1.22
The Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) team is pleased to announce support for Kubernetes 1.22. Amazon EKS, Amazon EKS Distro, and Amazon EKS Anywhere can now run Kubernetes version 1.22. The upstream project theme for this release is “Reaching New Peaks.” The theme for the release, according to release lead Savitha Raghunathan, is due to what she described as: “in spite of the pandemic and burnout, Kubernetes 1.22 had the highest number of enhancements in any release.” This release does bring a significant number of API changes, a Kubernetes release cadence change, and many other updates. Thank you for all the work the upstream Kubernetes 1.22 Release Team did to bring this release to the greater cloud-native ecosystem.
Chris Short’s ansible.com blog posts are available here: https://www.ansible.com/blog/author/chris-short
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