Kubernetes 1.17 has been released! Interesting features include (but are not limited to) better IPv6 and DualStack support, using EndpointSlices instead of Endpoints for everything, and CSI Topology goes GA in time to make everyone migrate to CSI using Volume Migration. Look out for all of the deprecated metrics that haven been removed from this version, and the requirement for Go 1.13.4+.
Next Deadline: Kubernetes 1.18 cycle begins, January 2
v1.17 is released, which means we now enter the limbo of the Holiday season, before work on the next release begins on the new year. If you’re interested in serving on the 1.18 release team, follow the team issue.
certificate_manager_server_ttl_secondsand having it report the number of seconds until timeout; we also get a metric for rotation errors
kubectl drainadds option
skip-wait-for-delete-timeoutto keep you from waiting for stubborn pods forever, and
disable-evictionso you can kill pods with extreme prejudice; drain also supports dry-run
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