Posts in 2018

  • Frontend HTTPS

    Monday, June 11, 2018 in 2018

    For encrypted communication between the client to the load balancer, you need to specify a TLS private key and certificate to be used by the ingress controller. Create a secret in the namespace of the ingress containing the TLS private key and …

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  • Big Things Come in Small Packages

    Monday, June 11, 2018 in 2018

    Microservices tend to use smaller runtimes but you can use what you have today - and this can be a problem in kubernetes. Switching your architecture from a monolith to microservices has many advantages, both in the way you write software and the way …

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  • Auditing Kubernetes for Secure Setup

    Monday, June 11, 2018 in 2018

    In summer 2018, the Gardener project team asked Kinvolk to execute several penetration tests in its role as third-party contractor. The goal of this ongoing work is to increase the security of all Gardener stakeholders in the open source community. …

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  • Anti Patterns

    Monday, June 11, 2018 in 2018

    Running as Root User Whenever possible, do not run containers as root users. One could be tempted to say that Kubernetes Pods and Node are well separated. The host and the container share the same kernel. If the container is compromised, a root user …

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