Minikube, with Dan Lorenc

Kubernetes Podcast from Google

Episode | Podcast

Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 10:15:29 +0000

<p>Minikube is a tool that makes it easy to run Kubernetes locally, by running a single-node Kubernetes cluster inside a VM on your desktop or laptop. <a href="">Craig and Adam</a> talk to author and maintainer Dan Lorenc from Google Cloud, and in the wake of the Super Bowl, discuss how “football” means something different to each of them.</p> <p>Do you have something cool to share? Some questions? Let us know:</p> <ul> <li>web: <a href=""></a></li> <li>mail: <a href=""></a></li> <li>twitter: <a href="">@kubernetespod</a></li> </ul> <h3 id="chatter-of-the-week">Chatter of the week</h3> <ul> <li><a href="">Adam watched the Super Bowl</a></li> <li><a href="">Craig watched some Superb Owls</a> <ul> <li><a href="">Outside the UK, you can watch them here</a></li> </ul> </li> <li><a href=""> You can watch some ads</a> <ul> <li><a href=""> But not the ad for Blue Origin, which was pulled</a></li> <li><a href="">Snow day in Seattle!</a></li> <li><a href=""> Jeff Bezos at the Super Bowl</a></li> <li><a href=""> The Daily Mail is not really news</a></li> </ul> </li> <li><a href=";IR=T"> Jeff Bezos’s earnings per minute</a></li> </ul> <h3 id="news-of-the-week">News of the week</h3> <ul> <li><a href=""> Spark Operator for Kubernetes now in Beta</a> <ul> <li><a href=""> IBM Cloud Databases report on the Operator Pattern</a></li> </ul> </li> <li><a href="">New members in the CNCF TOC</a> <ul> <li><a href="">Alexis Richardson</a> from Weaveworks</li> <li><a href="">Brendan Burns</a> from Microsoft</li> <li><a href="">Joe Beda</a> from VMware</li> <li><a href="">Matt Klein</a> from Lyft</li> <li><a href="">Xiang Li</a> from Alibaba</li> <li><a href="">Kelsey Hightower</a> from Google</li> </ul> </li> <li><a href=""> Google Kubernetes Engine usage metering</a></li> <li><a href=""> Advanced application deployments and traffic management with Istio on GKE</a> <ul> <li><a href=""> GitHub repo</a></li> <li><a href=""> Megan’s development workflow for Kubernetes</a></li> </ul> </li> <li><a href=""> Ambassador 0.5.0</a> <ul> <li><a href=""> API Gateways are going through an identity crisis</a></li> </ul> </li> <li><a href="">Kubernetes as an API standard</a>; looking toward a Rust implementation</li> </ul> <h3 id="links-from-the-interview">Links from the interview</h3> <ul> <li>Dan leads a team working on: <ul> <li><a href="">Minikube</a></li> <li><a href=""> Skaffold</a></li> <li><a href=""> Kaniko</a></li> <li><a href="">Knative Build</a></li> </ul> </li> <li>Minikube was helped in the early days by <a href=""> Localkube</a> from RedSpread, who were <a href="">acquired by CoreOS</a> (who were acquired by Red Hat, who were acquired by IBM) <ul> <li>There was also <a href="">Boot2docker</a>, but Kubernetes didn’t like Docker-in-Docker much back then</li> </ul> </li> <li><a href=""> Guide for developing Minikube</a></li> <li>Other similar projects: <ul> <li><a href="">Microk8s</a></li> <li><a href="">Docker Desktop</a></li> </ul> </li> <li>Things it was hard to get working: <ul> <li>Load balancers; solved via <a href=""> tunneling</a></li> <li>Persistent volume provisioning, solved with a <a href=""> custom hostpath provisioner</a></li> </ul> </li> <li><a href=""> Minikube Roadmap</a></li> <li>Dan Lorenc <a href="">on GitHub</a> and <a href="">on the web</a></li> </ul>