Kubernetes

Simplified security for Kubernetes with Traefik and Let’s Encrypt

Neil McAllister
Neil McAllister
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Kubernetes
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July 2020

Encryption for network security is a non-trivial matter, particularly in complex environments. Traefik and Let’s Encrypt can make the process of securing Kubernetes clusters simpler, speedier, and more resilient.

Beyond Kubernetes: Bringing Microservices Together with Service Mesh

Neil McAllister
Neil McAllister
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Kubernetes
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June 2020

When adopting microservices, Kubernetes alone may not be enough to handle more complex networking challenges that arise. This is the job of a service mesh.

Securing your Kubernetes environment against external traffic threats

Neil McAllister
Neil McAllister
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Kubernetes
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June 2020

Kubernetes is often used to manage external-facing applications, so the need for protecting applications from harmful external traffic is nearly universal.

Kubernetes Ingress & Service API Demystified

Manuel Zapf
Manuel Zapf
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Kubernetes
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June 2020

The Ingress Object itself already has a long history with K8s. It is still considered beta, which is kinda surprising for something that has been so long present in K8s. But why is that? And when will that change?

Five ways to control access to your applications on Kubernetes

Kevin Crawley
Kevin Crawley
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Kubernetes
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May 2020

How should developers implement access control, particularly authentication, within the context of k8s?

Combining Ingress Controllers and External Load Balancers with Kubernetes

Kevin Crawley
Kevin Crawley
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Kubernetes
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May 2020

The great promise of Kubernetes is the ability to easily deploy and scale containerized applications. How Load Balancers work together with the Ingress Controllers in a Kubernetes architecture?

Connecting Users to Applications with Kubernetes Ingress Controllers

Orion Letizi
Orion Letizi
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Kubernetes
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April 2020

Kubernetes is the de facto standard for teams developing cloud-native applications. In this article, we’ll review one of the most critical aspects of Kubernetes networking: The Ingress Controller.

13 Key Considerations When Selecting an Ingress Controller for Kubernetes

Manuel Zapf
Manuel Zapf
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Kubernetes
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October 2019

Ingresses are critical to any successful Kubernetes (k8s) deployment. So how do you choose the right Ingress Controller?