We are excited to announce the availability of Kubernetes v1.12.2 for your clusters that are running in IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service. With the Kubernetes service, you can easily upgrade your clusters without the need for deep Kubernetes knowledge.
IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service will soon increase your cluster availability by adding replicas of the Kubernetes master with fix pack version 1.11.3_1531, released on November 1, 2018. After you update, clusters will have three Kubernetes master replicas that you set up with a highly available (HA) configuration.
We know that data residency is very important to our customers, and we take security very seriously. If you have workloads that must remain within the border, you can now deploy a single-tenant and dedicated Kubernetes cluster in IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service and ensure your apps and data remain in Italy.
The Kubernetes Service is already supported in London in our United Kingdom region, and we are very excited to announce the general availability of multizone clusters in London.
When considering the debate of Docker Swarm vs. Kubernetes, it might seem like a foregone conclusion to many that Kubernetes is the right choice for workload orchestration. Let's take a moment, however, to explore the similarities and differences between these two preeminent container orchestrators and see how they fit into the cloud deployment and management world.
Having the ability to use encryption key management to protect applications and support data in a public cloud environment is a critical component of all enterprise security governance protocols. IBM’s key management service, IBM Key Protect, is now supported for use by IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service.
Apply fine-grained access controls and separation of resources in the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service leveraging using new capabilities from IBM Cloud.
IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service is already supported in Tokyo in our AP-North region, and we are very excited to announce the general availability of multizone clusters in Tokyo.
This year, you can take Labor Day off, confident that IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service will be there for you. We'll manage the underlying Kubernetes service while you enjoy a much-needed a day off.