KubeCologne

Yesterday we had the first Kubernetes Conference in Cologne, KubeCologne.

With over 150 attendees and more than 15 session I hope we were able to present a good point of view on the current state of Kubernetes and the road ahead.

There was also ample time for networking and sharing – we really hope that people were able to learn a lot and get the information they were looking for.

Thanks a lot to all who joined us, our sponsors and our film crew!

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GoDays 2019 in Berlin

This week we went to the GoDays in Berlin, a technical conference dedicated to Golang and the Gopher.

The conference had two tracks, full with great technical talks around developing in Go and running Go in public clouds or on Kubernetes; the keynote was delivered by Natalie Pistunovich (Fraudster) on The Importance of Beginners.

The organizer (Loovent) provided a great location with Factory Goerlitzer Park and went to great length to make sure that there was good food and ample opportunities for networking.

Highly recommended for 2020!

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Rancher Rodeo

On Monday, December 10, we had the fourth Rancher Rodeo this year, focusing on the new 2.x branch of software and Kubernetes container orchestration.

We had a good sized crowd and guest speakers from our partners NeuVector and Cologne Intelligence, all in all a very successful afternoon.

If you’re not sure what Rancher is – it’s a tool, or better, the tool, to manage multiple Kubernetai in the Enterprise – https://rancher.com/

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St Johann im Pongau

This week we had the opportunity to be in St. Johann, a small city in the state of Salzburg in Austria and a prime skiing destination, to deliver a small workshop on Kubernetes and Rancher.

Although St. Johann is a very touristy destination, even outside of winter, prices were surprisingly low and the food was exceptionally good.

We’ll definitely try to come back!

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Call for Papers

The Call for Papers is now open for the KubeCologne Conference 2019.

If you’re interested in Kubernetes and Cloud Native software development, and want to present something – this event is for you!

Submit you abstract now!

The conference will take place from February 6th to 8th in Cologne, Germany; the event will be held in the KOMED convention center, which is centrally located in Cologne’s Media Park.

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Rancher 2.1.1

A couple of days ago Rancher have released Rancher version 2.1.1 as latest and stable

Rancher v2.1 introduced new improvements to Kubernetes cluster operations and app management, as well as a migration path for users moving from Rancher’s Cattle orchestrator introduced in 1.x to Rancher Kubernetes.

You can also use Rancher 2.x to quickly set-up managed clusters in a hosted Kubernetes provider, such as Google GKE.

The following Kubernetes providers are supported in Rancher 2.1:

  • Google GKE (Google Container Engine)
  • Amazon EKS (Elastic Container Service)
  • Microsoft AKS (Azure Kubernetes Service)

Rancher 1.6 to 2.1 Migration documentation

Release Notes

Rancher 2.1.1