Open Source Developers Improve Networking, Storage and More in Kubernetes Update


The open source Kubernetes container orchestration project this week shipped its second release of the year, with improvements to networking, storage and more.

Kubernetes, under direction of The Linux Foundation, focuses on automating deployment, scaling and management of containerized applications.

Kubernetes 1.11, announced yesterday (June 27), includes several new features, with project backers especially highlighting two features that have graduated to general availability: IPVS-based In-Cluster Load Balancing and CoreDNS as a cluster DNS add-on option. The release team said these result in increased scalability and flexibility.

“IPVS (IP Virtual Server) provides high-performance in-kernel load balancing, with a simpler programming interface than iptables,” the team said in a blog post.

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