# Blog

May 5, 2020  /  KUDO Performance Improvement with a Surprise

This started as a straightforward single-character change. Bump the KUDO Cassandra operator's dependency on KUDO controller from v0.11.0 to v0.11.1 to pick up its recent performance improvements. What could possibly go wrong, right? Well, Hyrum's Law made sure it's being remembered, and this seemingly simple bump required quite a bit of debugging and a workaround to succeed. This post describes this investigation, the cause of the issue and the workaround. (read more)

April 22, 2020  /  KUDO New Features: Roundup and Highlights

KUDO's development continues apace, with major new features landing in each release. This post highlights and summarises a few of the cool new things that have made it in, just in case you missed them being called out in the release notes. (read more)

February 7, 2020  /  KUDO Terraform Provider

KUDO is rolling out new and amazing features every month, but there still are plenty of features that are needed to facilitate usage for production workflows. This KUDO Terraform provider looks to provide a solution for managing interconnected Instances and passing information from one Instance to another in a manner that allows for seamless upgrades. (read more)

December 6, 2019  /  From Mesos to KUDO

When I started on KUDO, the first thing I needed to wrap my head around was the difference between Mesos and Kubernetes. I already had operator level experience with both, but my technical understanding of Mesos was high and I needed a more intimate understanding of Kubernetes. In the process of coming up to speed I threw together a guide for other Mesonauts. I've been encouraged that this guide could be useful for a wider audience. This guide assumes that you know or understand Mesos and its eco-system, and that you are new to Kubernetes. (read more)

October 30, 2019  /  KUDO, Mesos, and Kubernetes

In this post, Ken Sipe talks about about the background of how he ended up on the KUDO team, what makes the KUDO team special, and why he believes this team is making a difference in the landscape it's located in. (read more)

October 2, 2019  /  Hacktoberfest

For several years digitalocean has supported open source development through a fun event called Hacktoberfest. The core of the event is they will provide a hacktoberfest themed t-shirt to anyone that makes 4 pull requests on a public Github repo. We on the KUDO team want to enable people to work on KUDO and we want to contribute to the fun. (read more)

October 1, 2019  /  Announcing KUDO 0.7.2

KUDO v0.7.0+ focuses on developer productivity, user debugging, Kubernetes controller best practices and is updated to the latest Kubernetes 1.16 standards. We are happy to announce the release of v0.7.2. (read more)

September 9, 2019  /  Announcing KUDO 0.6.0

KUDO v0.6.0 makes it more convenient than ever to create operator packages, and also comes with a bunch of features around repository management: you can now easily create and manage your own repositories, and select repositories to install operators from. We are proud to announce this release of KUDO v0.6.0! (read more)

August 5, 2019  /  Announcing KUDO 0.5.0

We are proud to announce the release of KUDO v0.5.0! This release enhances the test harness and KUDO CLI making it easier to perform updates and upgrades on your operators. (read more)

July 31, 2019  /  Announcing KUDO 0.4.0

We are proud to announce the release of KUDO v0.4.0! This release enhances the test harness and includes changes to make KUDO a good citizen, most notably the apiVersion fields were updated from the k8s.io domain to the kudo.dev domain. (read more)

June 28, 2019  /  Announcing KUDO 0.3.0

We are proud to announce the release of KUDO v0.3.0! This release introduces a new package format, a package repository, and introduces a test harness to help with end-to-end testing. It also deprecates the term "Framework" in favor of "Operator". (read more)

June 7, 2019  /  Announcing KUDO 0.2.0

We are proud to announce the release of KUDO v0.2.0! This release focuses on core infrastructure inside of KUDO as the format for developing operators and running operators stabilizes. (read more)