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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Kubernetes Community Meeting Notes - 20160225

February 25th - Redspread demo, 1.2 update and planning 1.3, newbie introductions, SIG-networking and a shout out to CoreOS blog post.

The Kubernetes contributing community meets most Thursdays at 10:00PT to discuss the project's status via videoconference. Here are the notes from the latest meeting.
  • Note taker: [Ilan Rabinovich]
  • Quick call out for sharing presentations/slides [JBeda]
  • Demo (10 min): Redspread [Mackenzie Burnett, Dan Gillespie]
    • Just open sourced
    • YC company
    • Streamline tool to build/push/deploy to k8s in one command
    • Looking forward to offline development of k8s cluster.
    • Client only
      • reuses a lot of kubectl code
      • Convention on directory structure
    • Roadmap
      • Linking between Kube objects as an app definition.
      • Parameterization and versioning of configs (eg git for k8s)
    • Happily welcoming contributors and user feedback via github ( or
    • Q/A
      • Brian Grant asked for feedback on how to reorganize the kubectl code base to make projects like redspread easier.
  • 1.2 Release Watch [T.J. Goltermann]
      • currently about 80 issues in the queue that need to be addressed before branching.
      • currently looks like March 7th may slip to later in the week, but up in the air until flakey tests are resolved.
      • non-1.2 changes may be delayed in review/merging until 1.2 stabilization work completes.
    • 1.3 release planning
      • March 17th meeting will discuss features from community members and Google. Bring your notes/plans to that meeting
  • Newbie Introductions
  • SIG Reports -
    • Networking [Tim Hockin]
      • Meets later today.
      • Working on a (proto)-specification for a 3rd party resource to describe network policies. (eg pod x can talk to service y, or frontends can/cannot talk to backends)
        • Currently ironing out naming/structure
        • Calico has a running demo that shows Calico project enforcing network policy based on an earlier form of the spec.
        • Shouldn’t require any changes to the 1.2 code
        • Goal is to submit it as part of the 1.3 cycle.
    • Scale [Bob Wise]
      • CoreOS Blog post on scheduler scaling-
    • Cluster Ops [Rob Hirschfeld]
      • meeting last Friday went very well.  Discussed charter AND a working deployment
      • moved meeting to Thursdays @ 1 (so in 3 hours!)
      • Rob is posting a Cluster Ops announce on TheNewStack to recruit more members
  • GSoC participation -- no application submitted.  [Sarah Novotny]
  • Brian Grant has offered to review PRs that need attention for 1.2
  • Dynamic Provisioning
    • Currently overlaps a bit with the ubernetes work
    • PR in progress.
    • Should work in 1.2, but being targeted more in 1.3
  • Next meeting is March 3rd.
    • Demo from Weave on Kubernetes Anywhere
    • Another Kubernetes 1.2 update
    • Update from CNCF update
    • 1.3 commitments from google
  • No meeting on March 10th.  
To get involved in the Kubernetes community consider joining our Slack channel, taking a look at the Kubernetes project on GitHub, or join the Kubernetes-dev Google group. If you’re really excited, you can do all of the above and join us for the next community conversation — March 3rd, 2016. Please add yourself or a topic you want to know about to the agenda and get a calendar invitation by joining this group.   
The full recording is available on YouTube in the growing archive of Kubernetes Community Meetings. -- Kubernetes Community

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