Project Antrea

One of the exciting features of the latest release of Project Antrea-v1.2.0 is the Option to Configure Egress IP Pool or Static Egress IP for the Kubernetes Workloads. Egress IP feature gives a great deal of convenience, especially for use cases where the Kubernetes Operators need to configure IP-based Access Control /Firewall rules to allow the Egress Traffic to reach the Services running outside the K8S Cluster.

I prefer to go with less and more in the post for easy reference.

The demo environment used for the lab is as follows.

Fig:1- The Environment

While vSphere with Kubernetes gaining adoption across all sort of business domains, the product team released the latest update to add a couple of features to the Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Services (TKGs).

The latest update provides the following key features to the Tanzu Kubernetes Grid services.

  • Native Registry Service trust
  • HTTP/HTTPS proxy support
  • Custom disk creation on TKGs nodes

Native Trust to the Integrated Registry Service

In this blog, I explore a design approach that focuses on the Native Registry Service Trust feature.

Container Image Registry plays an essential role in the Cloud Native Development environment. One of the Kubernetes deployment’s mandatory configuration requirements is establishing the…

With the introduction of vSphere-7 update1 (v7u1), VMware bringing the most simple and straightforward path to enable Kubernetes Services natively on the default enterprise Virtualization Platform. For those organizations wishing to adopt the Tanzu Kubernetes Services without the dependency on NSX-T and VSAN, the new release provides flexibility to configure vSPhere native network stack — vSphere Distributed Switch (vDS) — as the Network provider for the Kubernetes Nodes (VMs). Customers can use the Load Balancer and L3 stack of their choice to distribute and segregate the North-South connectivity.

In a nutshell, the Platform offers the flexibility to Enterprises of all…

Back in VMWorld 2019, VMware made an exciting announcement — Project Pacific — to bring the best of the proven enterprise virtualization platform vSphere and the defacto Container Orchestration engine Kubernetes into an integrated Modern Application Platform. The new platform, vSphere7 or commonly refers as vSphere with Kubernetes, is generally available since April 2020.

To keep up the real sense of Kubernetes is a “Platform Platform,” vSphere 7 with Kubernetes gives a Platform for its users to run multi form-factor modern workloads, say…Kubernetes Clusters (Tanzu Kubernetes Cluster Service), Container Workloads as Native vSphere Pods, and VMs.

The Kubernetes APIs gives…

Vino Alex

Cloud Evangelist & Cloud-Native Architect

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