The Delivery Newsletter #22
#22 - MAY 29, 2019
The Delivery Newsletter

How Canary Deployments Work, Part 1: Kubernetes, Istio and Linkerd

This post presents an easy-to-understand definition and implementation of canary deployments. Check out Part 2 for a deeper dive.

Why do engineering teams struggle to deploy faster? One word: automation.

The title says it all 😀 The accompanying post presents numbers from a recent survey, including statistics like:

More than half of engineering teams released monthly or slower in 2018 and very few expect to improve in 2019.

Read on to see where your organization falls in its CI/CD journey.

Kubernetes Tutorial: Managing TLS Certificates with Ambassador

Are you using TLS? For all your services? Even the one-offs, experiments, and non-production services? This how-to guides you through using Let's Encrypt TLS certificates with the Ambassador API gateway.

All You Need to Know About Jenkins X

Are you curious about new CI/CD tools? Maybe you have experience with Jenkins and are wondering how Jenkins X relates. Check out this introductory post about the Jenkins X project.

️🖥️ Videos

Barcelona '19: KubeCon + CloudNativeCon video playlist

332 talks from KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 😲 There is something in here that will spark your interest.


🛠️ Tools

How to set up a serious Kubernetes terminal

First, learn vanilla kubectl. Then learn how to customize your experience with these fantastic plugins.


Rio is a Kubernetes-based MicroPaaS that combines Istio, Knative, and Kubernetes to deploy, manage, scale, and version stateless applications in any Kubernetes cluster.