Release Notes

2019-05-16

  • Updated Helm to 2.14.0
  • When creating a NodeDeployment you can define the taints that should be attached to a node
  • Kubernetes version 1.14.2 is now available

2019-05-10

  • Kubernetes versions 1.14.1, 1.14.0, 1.13.6 and 1.12.8 are now available
  • When deleting a MetaKube cluster, you can now choose if you want to delete its OpenStack LoadBalancers or not
  • When creating a NodeDeployment you can define the labels that should be attached to a node
  • When upgrading a MetaKube cluster, you can also automatically update all NodeDeployments to do a rolling update of all nodes
  • The Kubernetes Software Defined Network canal has been updated: calico to 2.6.12 and flannel to 0.11.0. This brings several bugfixes and network performance improvements.
  • Every node in a MetaKube cluster now reserves 200m CPU for system components to not overload the node and increase stability
  • The Kubernetes cluster DNS service has been switched to CoreDNS version 1.3.1
  • Stability improvements when creating the initial NodeDeployment after the creation of a MetaKube cluster
  • Updated metrics-server to 0.3.2
  • When interacting with MachineDeployments, MachineSets and Machines over the kubectl CLI, you can now use the short names md, ms and ma
  • You can now use kubectl scale machinedeployment to easily scale a MachineDeployment over the kubectl CLI
  • An upgrade of a MetaKube cluster is now only available, if the versions of the existing nodes would work together with the new master components version
  • etcd is updated to 3.3.12
  • The NodeDeployment detail page in the MetaKube dashboard now also contains Node related events
  • The name of a project can now be edited
  • Kubernetes master components resource requests, limits and pod affinities have been updated to increase performance and stability

2019-04-02

  • The Web Terminal access is now restricted to owners and editors
  • The kubeconfig download is now restricted to owners and editors

2019-04-01

  • Kubernetes versions 1.12.7 and 1.13.5 are now available
  • We now provide up to date default images for Ubuntu, CoreOS and CentOS, see Supported Operating Systems for details
  • The Web Terminal now contains the alpine coreutils package

2019-03-28

2019-03-25

  • MetaKube clusters can now be created in the second SysEleven OpenStack region cbk

2019-03-14

2019-03-05

2019-03-04

  • Kubernetes versions 1.12.6 and 1.13.4 are now available
  • Disabled all Kubernetes versions before 1.12.6 and 1.13.4 due to a Kubernetes security incident, all existing clusters have been upgraded automatically
  • Updated the backup utility ark to 0.10.1
  • Updated Helm to 2.13.0

2019-02-15

  • The dashboard shows now the Kernel and Container Runtime Versions of nodes, which makes it easier to see if a node is affected by a security vulnerability

2019-02-14

  • Kubernetes versions 1.10.x are not available anymore corresponding to our Supported Versions Matrix
  • You can now add tags to nodes when adding them
  • For new clusters and new nodes in existing clusters, nodes are now wrapped inside of NodeDeployments which makes it possible to trigger rolling updates of nodes within a cluster from the dashboard
  • New nodes now receive Docker 18.9.2 which fixes CVE-2019-5736 in Runc for all new nodes
  • Multiple owners can now be added to one MetaKube project
  • Detailed events for the lifecycle of a node are shown in the dashboard

2019-02-13

2019-02-07

  • Kubernetes version 1.13.3 is now available

2019-01-23

2019-01-22

  • Kubernetes version 1.12.5 is now available
  • The master service health indicators on the cluster details page now contains all services that are fully managed

2019-01-17

  • Kubernetes versions 1.13.1 and 1.13.2 are now available

2019-01-15

  • Updated Helm to 2.12.2
  • The cluster details page now comes with a dashboard showing the amount of pods in the cluster and the cpu and memory usage of the worker nodes

2018-12-20

2018-12-04

2018-11-26

2018-11-19

2018-11-13

2018-11-09

2018-11-02

2018-10-31

  • MetaKube now supports projects to group, maintain and access clusters with multiple users
  • Kubernetes versions 1.10.9, 1.12.1 and 1.12.2 are now available
  • etcd is updated to 3.3.9
  • Updated the backup utility ark to 0.9.9
  • New Ubuntu worker nodes are now using Ubuntu 18.04
  • Kubernetes versions 1.11.* are now disabled due to a bug in kubernetes where nodes will loose their IP addresses

2018-10-08

  • Updated the backup utility ark to 0.9.7

2018-10-04

  • Kubernetes versions 1.9.11 and 1.10.8 are now available
  • Updated the backup utility ark to 0.9.6

2018-09-27

  • Clusters now come with Helm already installed and configured. See also Using Helm.

2018-09-18

2018-09-14

2018-09-13

  • Kubernetes versions 1.10.7 and 1.11.3 are now available

2018-09-12

2018-09-05

  • The default namespace now comes with a LimitRange
    that assigns a default CPU and memory request to pods that do not define one explicitly. See also LimitRange.

2018-08-22

  • Kubernetes version 1.11.1 and 1.11.2 are now available
  • Clusters now come with managed cross-region cluster backup solution, see Backups
  • Security groups in LoadBalancer services are managed automatically
  • Clusters now come with managed metrics-server which enables Horizontal Pod AutoScaling
  • Cluster creation: Drop-downs instead of free-text input boxes to choose from available floating IP pools, security groups, networks and subnets

2018-08-08

  • Kubernetes versions 1.10.6 and 1.9.10 are now available

2018-08-01

  • MetaKube is now generally available