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The Kubernetes Top 5 Hits of 2018

December 20, 2018 / Dan Meyer

Kubernetes went from a fun project in 2017 to the breakout hit of the cloud computing space in 2018. It seemed that just about every cloud provider, software platform vendor, or service provider included Kubernetes in at least one – if not all – of their announcements this year. The Kubernetes community reciprocated that love by drastically evolving the platform. This included expanding its capabilities and focusing on greater stability and maturity. But challenges remain in terms of surmounting hurdles that are preventing broader adoption. With that in mind, we present the top five biggest Kubernetes trends from 2018. All Grown Up The most important milestone for Kubernetes this year was that it hit “graduation” status within the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), which hosts the project. The Kubernetes project was the first to be housed within CNCF and in turn the first to make its way through the CNCF gauntlet.