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k3s: Lightweight Kubernetes Distribution first experience

Rancher introduced alsmost week ago k3s, a lightweight Kubernetes Distribution. In the YouTube video below you hear Shannon Williams and Darren Shepherd from Rancher talk about K3S, what it is, the usecases and demo of K3S. https://youtu.be/5-5t672vFi4 k3sis a fully compliant, production-grade Kubernetes distribution that maintains an absolutely tiny footprint. Weighing in at less than 40 MB, it only needs 512 MB of RAM to run. This means it’s perfect for all kinds of computing that requires a minimal about of memory and space.

Updated fling(s) for February 2019

This month the following two flings were updated: vSphere PKS Plugin PowerCLI for VMware Cloud on AWS Here are the detailed logs of the updated flings: vSphere PKS Plugin: Version 1.0.2 - Build 224045 Adds support for PKS v1.3 Minor bug fixes PowerCLI for VMware Cloud on AWS Version 1.1.0.12022238 Added Remove-* cmdlets Added/updated Get-* cmdlets based on latest VMC API definition

New fling: Workspace One UEM Workload Migration Tool

Summary******:** The Workspace One UEM Workload Migration Tool allows a seamless migration of Applications and Device configurations between different Workspace One UEM environments. With the push of a button, workloads move from UAT to Production, instead of having to manually enter the information or upload files manually. Therefore, decreasing the time to move data between Dev/UAT environments to Production. Requirements: Windows 10 PC 2 Workspace One UEM environments Admin API credentials for the two environments Admin API permissions in the two environments Network connectivity between the two environments

New fling: USB Network Native Driver for ESXi

Summary: USB has become one the most widely adopted connection type in the world & USB network adapters are also popular among Edge computing platforms. In some platforms, there is either limited or no PCI/PCIe slots for I/O expansion & in some cases, an Ethernet port is not even available. Another advantage of a USB-based network adapter is that it can be hot-plugged into an system without a reboot which means no impact to the workload, same is true for hot-remove.

New fling:PowerCLI for VMware Cloud on AWS

Summary: This fling provides a community preview of the upcoming PowerCLI commands for managing VMware Cloud on AWS. It comes in the form of a single PowerCLI module and integrates with existing PowerCLI modules. All commands have been automatically generated. They are still in development, contain known issues, and will change in the future. Also see this detailed blog post: New Release: PowerCLI Preview for VMware Cloud on AWS Requirements:

New fling:PowerCLI Preview for NSX-T

Summary: This fling provides a community preview of the upcoming PowerCLI commands for NSX-T management. It comes in the form of a single PowerCLI module and integrates with existing PowerCLI modules. All commands have been automatically generated. They are in an early stage of development, contain known issues, and will change in the future. List of the most important known issues: Retrieving an object based on its entire parent object does not work.