Bi-weekly Round-Up: Technical + Ecosystem Updates from Cloud Foundry | 8.11.20

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Hi all,

Don’t forget to sign up for tomorrow’s webinar KubeCF and CF-for-K8s: Your Path to Cloud Foundry on Kubernetes, hosted by us and featuring some awesome folks from SUSE. The webinar is from 9 AM -10 AM PT on Wednesday, August 12. I’ll see you there–with a massive cup of coffee.

We’re going to be running monthly Cloud Foundry hands-on labs going forward! This series will start off on Thursday, August 20 with Try Cloud Foundry, ideal for anyone who wants to get their feet wet deploying apps on Cloud Foundry. Varied curriculum to follow.

Cloud Foundry EU Summit dates have not yet been announced, but late October seems likely.

And, this just in: Generalissimo Francisco Franco is still dead.

From the Last Few Weeks:

  • Nice blog recap on the community’s approach to KubeCF and CF-for-K8s as told in the Kubernetes-serving kitchen panel at Cloud Foundry NA Summit.
  • Here’s a draft proposal for more inclusive language in App Runtime PMC projects.
  • Congrats Cloud Foundry Community Award Winners! Well deserved, Dr. Gao, Andy Paine and Sai Yerram.

Notable Releases:

  • CF-Networking-release v2.32.0 and the corresponding silk-release v2.32.0. More here.
  • CF-K8s-Networking-release v0.3.0. More here.
  • Routing-release v0.204.0. More here. And v0.205.0. More here.  
  • CF-for-K8s v0.5.0. Many thanks for a big contribution from the SAP Cloud Platform CF team! More here.
  • CLI v7.0.2. More here.
  • CF-deployment v13.12.0
  • UAA is ending support for a few projects, which may be archived or moved to the cf-community GH org.
  • V1 firehose deprecation has been cancelled. Significant issues with the external version of the v2 API have been found. More here in PMC notes.

Community Updates:

  • Have a question for the staff at Cloud Foundry Foundation? Want to stay current with updates for the Foundation? Join the #cff-forum channel on the community Slack.
  • Looking for a job? Don’t hesitate to check out the jobs board and the #jobs channel in our community slack; folks are sharing the job openings in our community.  

(And if you are hiring, please do share the info in that channel.)

Dates To Remember (All times US Pacific):

  • Webinar on KubeCF and cf-for-k8s – 9:00 AM on August 12
  • AMA – 8:00 AM on August 18
  • CF for Kubernetes SIG meeting – 8:30 AM on August 18
  • Bi-Weekly CF App Runtime PMC meeting – 10:30 AM on August 18
  • CF CAB call – 8:00 AM on August 19
  • Office Hours: CF on K8s Networking – 10:00 AM on August 19
  • Hands-on Lab: “Try Cloud Foundry” – 9:00 AM on August 20
  • CF Operators SIG meeting – 8:00 AM on Aug 26  

Check the community calendar for updates and meeting details here: https://www.cloudfoundry.org/community-calendar/

Ecosystem and General News (offered without opinion):

 

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