Arpad Kun

January 9, 2019

IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service Diagnostics and Debug Tool

We are excited to introduce the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service Diagnostics and Debug Tool (Beta)—a tool that customers can run in order to collect information and identify potential issues with their IBM Cloud-managed Kubernetes cluster.

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November 30, 2018

IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service ALB Update: TLS 1.0 and 1.1 Disabled By Default

In keeping with our goal to provide you with a robust, trusted platform for your applications, and to comply with the PCI Security Standards Council mandate, the Ingress controller will have TLS 1.0 and 1.1 disabled by default in the upcoming version upgrade of the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service ALB.

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November 12, 2018

Configure Calicoctl for IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service

In the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service, the Calico configuration file can now be generated automatically with just a single command. For clusters 1.10 and above, you can use the new flag to download your cluster config.

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November 8, 2018

On-Demand ALB Update Feature on IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service

Effective immediately, IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service customers can gain control over when the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service ALB pods are updated in their clusters. The default setting for each newly created cluster remains—the Ingress controller will get updated automatically by IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service whenever a new version is available.

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October 31, 2018

IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service Deployment Patterns #3: Multi-Zone Cluster, LoadBalancer with In-Zone Backends Only

Learn how to deploy an IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service multi-zone cluster by keeping the destination endpoints of the application where the NLB sends the requests to within the same zone.

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October 31, 2018

IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service Deployment Patterns #4: Multi-Zone Cluster, LoadBalancer Aggregating Whole Region Capacity

Learn how to deploy an IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service multi-zone cluster by aggregating the capacity of the whole region by allowing the NLBs to distribute traffic to all zones within the region.

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October 29, 2018

IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service Deployment Patterns #2: Multi-Zone Cluster—ALB/Ingress Controller

Learn how to deploy an IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service multi-zone cluster with the app exposed via ALB/Ingress controller.

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October 26, 2018

IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service Deployment Patterns #1: Single-Zone Cluster

When considering Kubernetes cluster deployment patterns, the simplest pattern is deploying an IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service cluster in a single zone within a region, and we'll go into more detail on this option here.

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October 16, 2018

IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service: Deployment Patterns for Maximizing Throughput and Availability

With the upcoming release of Kubernetes version 1.12 on IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service, we are releasing the new IKS LoadBalancer 2.0 for public beta so that customers may test. This article discusses the capabilities of this LoadBalancer service and a few deployment patterns around it, providing examples along the way.

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