Tag: Community Meeting
5 Dec 2016 in Community Meeting, Deis Workflow

December 2016 Community Meeting

Welcome to the last Deis Community meeting of 2016! We've had a busy year. Together, we finished moving Workflow from CoreOS Linux + Fleet to Kubernetes, shipped a stable Kubernetes Helm, have started working towards a Kubernetes-native service broker in Steward, and launched our full portfolio of service and support options for Kubernetes.

Paired with the explosion of Kubernetes over the last year, the Deis mission has never been more exciting:

  • Deis Workflow: The best way to manage 12-factor applications on Kubernetes
  • Helm: The best way to manage Kubernetes-native applications
  • Steward: The best way to find, provision and use on and off-cluster services

In short, Deis open source projects make Kubernetes easy to use.

Focusing on Workflow, let's take a closer look at what the last month has brought us:

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7 Nov 2016 in Community Meeting, Deis Workflow, Helm

November 2016 Community Meeting

Helm Nearing Stable Release

The Helm community is fast approaching a stable release. With two Release Candidates out in the wild as well as growing momentum around folks authoring charts, we couldn't be more excited!

If you haven't had a chance to play with Helm, check out the quickstart documentation and play with some stable charts.

Workflow 2.8 Release Review

Now that the Helm project is cutting Release Candidates it is time to start the migration process from Helm Classic to Helm 2.0. The Workflow team is now cutting experimental charts for Workflow using Helm 2.0! To try out these new charts, head over to the installation documentation. The Workflow team will be working on a migration path for Helm Classic to Helm 2.0 in the upcoming releases.

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31 Oct 2016 in Workflow, Community Meeting, Future Plans

Workflow and Helm

Happy Halloween! Time for another Deis Workflow team update!

Deis Community Meeting for November

The next community meeting is this Thursday, November 3rd, 2016. Join us online with Zoom and help us steer the ship!

Add a reminder to your calendar by clicking here.

Workflow v2.8.0 Has Dropped

Hot and fresh out of the oven comes Deis Workflow v2.8.0! Here are some of the highlights:

  • deis/monitor now allows for influxdb to be off-cluster
  • kubernetes/helm charts in each component repository
  • controller added a setting to allow toggling on or off the removal of processes on deploy
  • controller allows admin user registration when the mode is admin_only
  • controller fixed a bug when trying to rollback with no build yet
  • controller added tests for ECDSA and ED25519 SSH keys
  • dockerbuilder added the --pull flag to docker build for freshness
  • fluentd added the option to drop its own logs from being collected

Please install Workflow v2.8.0 and let us know how it goes in our Slack channel.

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7 Oct 2016 in Community Meeting, Deis Workflow, Testing

October 2016 Community Meeting

Community Plus!

We are excited by the growth of the Deis community! Our slack channel is brimming with great folks and we'd love to set the stage for everyone to show off their hard work. If you are interested in a quick five or ten minute spot at the next meeting reach out to @sgoings or @jhansen on our community slack.

Release Review

We've continued to move quickly and shipped Workflow 2.5 and 2.6 in the last month. I gave a quick release review, check out the release blog posts for more details:

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8 Aug 2016 in Community Meeting, Helm, Deis Workflow

August 2016 Community Meeting

Stop, demo time!

This month we had two demos from Deis engineers. First, Aaron Schlessinger showed off megaboom which we use to stress our the Workflow logging subsystem.

Second, Helgi Þorbjörnsson showed off Workflow deploying applications with Kubernetes Deployments. We are planning on making this the default strategy in Workflow 2.4.

Workflow 2.3 Release Review

Topping off the Workflow sundae was a quick release review for Workflow 2.3. If you are interested, you may also check out the 2.3 release blog!

Helm and Alpha.3

Keep your eyes peeled for Helm Alpha.3 this week! The team is rounding the bend on the latest Helm release.

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Until Next Time

Our next community meeting will be Thursday, September 1st, 2016. If you like calendar reminders, click, click, click!

See everyone in September!

9 Jul 2016 in Community Meeting, Helm, Deis Workflow

July 2016 Community Meeting

Bunch of updates this month, we've been busy!

Workflow 2.1 and 2.2

Expanding on the release blog post earlier this week, Deis team members join us and give a little more flavor on the 2.1 release items:

  • AWS Instance Profile Support
  • Support for off-cluster Postgres
  • Advancing application health checks
  • Windows support for Deis Workflow CLI
  • Details on the metrics and log shipping architecture changes

We are shooting to release 2.2 July 20th, 2016 and we've got the following items underway:

  • Merge final few bits required to support OpenStack Swift-flavored object storage (thanks Paul Czarkowski)
  • Support for international domains (thanks HL70)
  • Applications managed via Kubernetes Deployments
  • Install Workflow with Kubernetes Helm rather than Helm Classic
  • Full support for Docker registries on ECR and GCR

Helm Alpha.2 and Alpha.3

Deis Helmer Michelle Noorali runs us through the highlights of Alpha.2 along with a feature rundown for Alpha.3:

  • Initial support for upgrading Helm charts
  • Support for hooks including pre and post install, upgrade and delete hooks
  • Tiller support to manage multiple namespaces
  • Back Tiller storage with ConfigMaps
  • Building process to contribute community charts to official repositories

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Until Next Time

Our next community meeting will be Thursday, August 4th, 2016. If you like calendar reminders, this would be your jam.

See everyone next month!

6 Jun 2016 in Community Meeting, Deis Workflow, Deis LTS

June 2016 Community Meeting

A rolling stone gathers no moss! Another month, another community meeting!

This month we were joined by Josh Mize from Mozilla who gave us a wonderful update on how Mozilla is using Deis v1 in production.

Additionally, Michelle Noorali from the Helm team gave a wonderful demo of the Helm Alpha 1 release. Unfortunately due to computers, that portion of the meeting was lost to "video rendering error 10008." Not all is lost however; we made the necessary sacrifices to the lords of computation and re-recorded the demo!

Matt Boersma gave a maintenance update for Deis v1 PaaS and I gave a quick update about Deis Workflow release status. Spoiler alert, we're really close (super close).

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Until Next Time

Our next community meeting will be July 7th, 2016. If you like calendar reminders, this would be your jam.

See everyone next month!

10 May 2016 in Community Meeting, Deis Workflow, Deis LTS

May 2016 Community Meeting

In case you missed our last community meeting and are dying to find out what happened, we’ve got your summary notes right here!

First we got some housekeeping items out of the way; our team and community seem pretty happy with the recent switch from IRC to Slack - the channel is quite busy and filling up quickly. If you haven’t already signed up, you can request to join us here.

Want to become internet famous? Or maybe just demo something at the next community meeting? We don’t want community meetings to be all about us! So if you’re using Deis or have something to show off, consider a demo at our next meeting! Email jhansen@deis.com with details about your suggested demo.

Next an update from Matt Boersma about long term support for Deis V1 which launched about a month ago:

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7 Apr 2016 in Community Meeting, Deis Workflow, Deis LTS

April 2016 Community Meeting

We wrapped up another month of work and held our April 2016 community meeting. With the beta release for Workflow out the door and LTS support hot on its heels, March was busy!

We always like to see the smiling faces of our community members but if you couldn't make it in person, we've embedded the recording below.

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27 Nov 2015 in Deis v1 PaaS, LTS, Community Meeting

Deis 1.12.2 Release and Latest Release Planning

Deis v1.12.2 Release

Deis v1.12.2 will be released on Tuesday, December 1. We have a variety of bug fixes in this release, and the team continues to make progress on the upcoming version 2 of Deis. Please refer to the upgrade documentation to assist in your cluster migration.

A full list of items in this release will be provided on December 1.

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30 Oct 2015 in Deis v1 PaaS, Community Meeting, Announcement

Deis 1.12 Release and 1.13 Planning

Deis v1.12 Release

Deis v1.12 is scheduled for release on Tuesday, November 3. The major component of this release is upgrading the Docker client from 1.5 to v1.8.3. We have been looking to rev the Docker version for some time now, as the older image format has caused issues for some users. Please refer to the upgrade documentation to assist in your cluster migration.

A full list of items in this release will be provided on November 3.

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