TKE Product Updates

Last updated: 2020-10-09 17:54:17

    September 2020

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    TKE ServiceConfig was optimizedService/Ingress now supports automatically creating TKEServiceConfig.2020-09-23Using TKEServiceConfig to Configure CLBs
    The DNSAutoscaler component was activatedIt obtains the number of nodes and cores of a cluster through a deployment and then automatically scales the number of DNS replicas according to preset scaling policies, so as to improve DNS availability.2020-09-23-
    The cloud native ETCD was launched for beta testingThis feature enables you to quickly deploy Tencent Cloud's proven high-reliability and high-performance ETCD cluster. It provides cross-AZ disaster recovery capabilities and optimal performance configuration.2020-09-16-
    The quick add-on configuration was available to cluster creationThis feature helps you configure add-on necessary for a cluster easily and quickly.2020-09-15Creating a Cluster

    August 2020

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    The monitoring capability of the cloud native monitoring service was optimized.
    • The cluster monitoring collection items were preset, and diverse Grafana dashboards are available.
    • The Targets list page was added to allow users to view the real-time status of monitoring tasks.
    2020-08-31-
    The alarm module of the cloud native monitoring service was upgraded.
    • It can be associated with a local Alertmanager component.
    • It supports CRD management of Prometheus rules.
    2020-08-31-
    TKE released the NodeProblemDetectorPlus add-on.It supports node configuration of self-recovery policies on the basis of existing detection feature.2020-08-25-
    TKE launched in-place major-version upgrade capabilities.The in-place major-version upgrade feature supports major-version upgrade without the need for node reinstallation.2020-08-25-
    TKE add-ons were fully launched.The add-on feature enables users to install or uninstall multiple advanced add-ons for clusters.2020-08-25-
    TKE Kubernetes 1.18 version was fully launched.It allows users to create clusters of the Kubernetes 1.18 version and upgrade clusters to the 1.18 version.2020-08-24-

    July 2020

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    The capabilities of storage plug-ins were optimized.
    • The TKE console supports PV creation without the need to specify StorageClass.
    • Users can set and mount COS subdirectories.
    2020-07-28
    Cluster creation supports setting node configuration placement groups.This feature enables disaster recovery and high availability for nodes when they are launched.2020-07-15Creating a Cluster
    Cloud native monitoring was launched for beta testing.It supports one-click deployment of the high-availability monitoring architecture and quick association with TKE clusters and EKS clusters.2020-07-15-
    The collection configuration and alarm configuration of cloud native monitoring are now implemented through products.
    • Three configuration modes are supported: service monitor, pod monitor, and raw job.
    • Alarm history rewinding is supported.
    2020-07-15-
    RBAC-based permission control with finer granularity was launched for beta testing.
    • It allows cluster admins to configure management permissions for different roles regarding different resources in the cluster.
    • It supports certificate revocation.
    • It is suitable for enterprises’ compliance permission management scenarios.
    2020-07-10TKE Kubernetes Object-level Permission Control

    June 2020

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    The IPVS-bpf mode is launched for beta testing.TKE uses eBPF to bypass conntrack and optimize the Kubernetes Service, improving the non-persistent connection performance by over 40% and reducing the p99 latency by over 31%.2020-06-19-
    TKE supports the creation of services in direct-connection pod mode.The forwarding performance of pods with LoadBalancer directly connected to ENI can be improved by over 10%.2020-06-18Using services with LoadBalancer directly connected to pods
    TKE supports balanced forwarding and local binding.TKE has strengthened the Loadbalancer Service and the LoadBalancer Ingress backend binding with the RS feature. TKE supports balanced forwarding and local binding.2020-06-18Service backend selection
    The TKE app market was comprehensively upgraded.The app market provides an output window for Tencent Cloud’s practical cloud-native technologies and also provides a variety of great community apps that users can easily and quickly use. 2020-06-10-

    May 2020

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    TKE launches the ContainerNative network LoadBalancer (supports direct connection between LoadBalancer and pods).In TKE, you can use services and ingresses with LoadBalancer directly connected to pods, which provides higher performance and more robust product capabilities. This feature can resolve issues such as imbalanced load for persistent connections, health check session persistence configuration issues, and IPVS jitter.2020-05-12-
    The cluster deletion feature is optimized.
    • When deleting a cluster, you can view the existing nodes, security groups, cloud disks, and other resources in the cluster.
    • A deletion risk reminder is added to prevent accidental deletion that may interrupt your business.
    • You can delete the nodes, cloud disks, and other resources in the cluster at the same time.
    2020-05-12Deleting Clusters
    TKE launches the open-source KMS plug-in.
    • The Tencent Cloud TKE-KMS plug-in integrates the rich key management features of the Key Management Service (KMS) to provide robust encryption/decryption capabilities for secrets in Kubernetes clusters.
    • By using the TKE-KMS plug-in, you can perform KMS encryption on your business credential information stored in clusters to enhance your security.
    2020-05-08-

    April 2020

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    The TKE console supports multidimensional node filtering and node list export.
    • Cluster nodes can be filtered based on lock status.
    • Cluster nodes can be filtered based on CVM attributes such as node status and IP address.
    • Cluster nodes can be exported in batches.
    2020-04-22Node Overview
    TKE Image Registry can configure a global image lifecycle management policy.TKE Image Registry adds the image lifecycle management feature, which allows users to configure a global image version clearing policy for the main account and supports independent version clearing policies retained for individual repositories.2020-04-16Image Registry Overview
    The TKE beta version supports the node pool feature.The node pool feature can be used in the following scenarios:
    • When a cluster contains multiple heterogeneous nodes (different models), node pools can standardize node group management.
    • If a cluster needs to scale nodes in or out frequently, node pools can reduce the operation costs.
    • If application scheduling rules in a cluster are complex, node pool labels can quickly specify business scheduling rules.
    • During routine cluster node maintenance, node pools can conveniently manage Kubernetes and Docker version upgrades.
    2020-04-10Node Pool Management
    TKE removes Kubernetes 1.8 as an option.TKE no longer supports creating clusters using Kubernetes 1.8.2020-04-03Creating a Cluster
    Self-deployed cluster master update.You can now use the TKE console to perform rolling updates of Kubernetes masters on self-deployed clusters.2020-04-02Updating a Cluster

    March 2020

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    TKE now supports both GlobalRouter and VPC-CNI network modes. TKE now supports GlobalRouter and VPC-CNI network modes for your business needs. Choose the one that fits your needs. 2020-03-30 How to Choose a TKE Network Mode
    TKE has stopped providing features related to TencentHub.We plan to discontinue support for TencentHub this month, so TKE has officially stopped providing features related to TencentHub and no longer supports related APIs. 2020-03-25-
    TKE supports enabling "Local Disk Formatting" for BM and big data models. TKE now allows you to enable "Local Disk Formatting" for BM and big data model nodes and also allows you to mount and set container directories.2020-03-02 Creating Clusters

    February 2020

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    TKE cluster scaling groups support node shutdown when scaling in. When scaling in, cluster scaling groups now support shutting nodes down instead of terminating or draining them. To enable this feature, you need to submit a ticket. 2020-02-17 Cluster Scaling
    TKE fully launches Kubernetes 1.16 and passes conformance verification.
    • Users can create self-deployed clusters and managed clusters of the Kubernetes 1.16 version.
    • Users can update a cluster from Kubernetes 1.14 to 1.16.
    2020-02-14

    January 2020

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    TKE allows users to create clusters using a cluster template. The template-based cluster creation feature provides multiple templates for creating managed clusters, self-deployed clusters, and elastic clusters, simplifying the current cluster creation process and improving the cluster creation experience. It applies to various business scenarios such as HA clusters and GPU clusters. 2020-01-12 Creating Clusters

    December 2019

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    TKE supports the PVs and the PVCs of the Cloud File Storage (CFS) and Cloud Object Storage (COS) types. TKE supports the PVCs and the PVs of the CFS and COS types connecting storage resources with Kubernetes, which makes it convenient for users to use basic Tencent Cloud products through the native Kubernetes mode and allows users to manage file storage and object storage via PVs and PVCs. 2019-12-27 -
    TKE Kubernetes 1.16 beta is launched.
  • This allows users to create Kubernetes 1.16 self-deployed clusters and managed clusters via the console.
  • It also allows users to upgrade the Kubernetes version of a cluster from 1.14 to 1.16.
  • 2019-12-18
    TKE supports purchasing multiple data disks during node initialization as well as custom formatting. TKE allows users to purchase multiple data disks during node initialization and supports custom data disk formatting, allowing users to isolate data and format settings flexibly based on their actual needs. 2019-12-12 Adding a Node
    TKE nodes support the in-place rolling updates of minor Kubernetes versions. Nodes in in-place updates support the rolling update mode.
  • Only one node is updated at a time, and the next node will be updated only after the current node is successfully updated.
  • Currently, in-place updates only support updating different minor versions of the same major version.
  • 2019-12-03 Upgrading a Cluster

    November 2019

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    The beta custom Hostname supported by TKE is launched. The TKE custom Hostname feature provides the following advantages:
  • Helps clusters interwork with enterprises’ internal domain name service systems.
  • Makes it easier for users to quickly create nodes with a specified Hostname in batches.
  • 2019-11-15 Adding a Node
    TKE Ingress performance optimization is released. TKE Ingress performance is optimized to better serve users.
  • CLB changes are optimized to allow batch calling APIs to process backend binding.
  • CVM backend query is optimized to help users avoid unnecessary repeated queries.
  • 2019-11-07 Ingress Management

    October 2019

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    Cluster worker nodes support configuring several security groups simultaneously and using the default security group. TKE allows a cluster worker node to bind multiple security groups and provides a default security group, helping users quickly configure available security groups. 2019-10-22 TKE Security Group Settings
    Node labels can be added in batches during creation of clusters/nodes. When a cluster is created or new nodes are added to an existing cluster, TKE allows users to add labels for nodes that run the same business or have the same configurations. The labels help users divide resources, label resource attributes, and filter and batch process massive resource volumes. 2019-10-21 Managing Clusters
    Runtime component Containerd supports the GPU model. The TKE runtime component Containerd supports the GPU model. When users need to create a GPU application in a cluster, they can choose Containerd as the runtime component. 2019-10-17 How to Choose Containerd and Docker
    The beta for rolling Kubernetes reinstallation and upgrade of TKE nodes is launched. TKE supports the batch update of nodes in a cluster from an earlier version to a later version. This feature applies to clusters whose Kubernetes version is outdated and clusters whose nodes do not have relevant custom configurations. Custom configurations will become invalid after the rolling reinstallation and upgrade of nodes. 2019-10-15 Upgrading a Cluster
    TKE supports GPU monitoring metrics. TKE supports GPU monitoring metrics, enabling users to monitor GPU-related resources. By checking monitoring data, users can precisely identify specific problems, shorten troubleshooting time, and reduce OPS costs, ensuring the continuous and stable running of businesses. 2019-10-15 List of Monitoring and Alarm Metrics

    September 2019

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    Related APIs of the TKE cluster scaling group have been updated to API 3.0. TKE APIs have been updated to 3.0 and support all-region access. The new API documentation is more standardized and comprehensive, with unified parameter styles and common error codes. The SDK/CLI version is consistent with the API documentation, providing a simple and convenient user experience. 2019-09-12 Cluster scaling group APIs
    TKE Kubernetes 1.14 is fully launched and has passed conformance verification. TKE Kubernetes 1.14 is fully launched and has passed conformance verification to ensure that the latest Kubernetes version is available. 2019-09-07 Conformance Verification
    TKE supports the Tencent Cloud tag, allowing authorization by tag. If the Tencent Cloud tag is added to a cluster when the cluster is created, the Tencent Cloud services, cloud disks, CLBs, and other resources created in the cluster will automatically inherit the cluster’s tag, allowing users to clearly view resource categories. 2019-09-06 -
    The default instance type for created LoadBalancer-type services is CLB. When TKE creates a LoadBalancer-type service, the default instance type is CLB. This instance type covers all features of a conventional CLB.
  • The CLB instance type supports the TCP, UDP, HTTP, and HTTPS protocols.
  • It provides flexible forwarding capabilities based on domain names and URLs.
  • 2019-09-06 Instance Types
    TKE self-deployed clusters support the separate viewing of Master and Etcd nodes. This feature allows users to intuitively view the list of all Master and Etcd nodes of a self-deployed cluster and the details of such nodes. Users no longer have trouble distinguishing Master and Etcd nodes in self-deployed clusters. 2019-09-05 Managing Nodes

    August 2019

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    When a “self-deployed cluster” is created, a security group is automatically bound to the Master node. This feature can automatically bind an applicable security group to the Master node in a self-deployed cluster. This prevents the Master node from being associated with a security group with communication problems and improves the success rate of creating self-deployed clusters. 2019-08-27 Creating Clusters
    TKE supports the visualized display of the cluster creation progress. The visualized display of the cluster creation progress enables users to see the waiting time for cluster creation and troubleshoot the steps with exceptions. This improves the success rate of cluster creation and ensures the continuous and stable running of businesses. 2019-08-23 Creating Clusters
    Open source components: TencentCloud-controller-manager and cbs-csi support Kubernetes 1.14. The open source components Tencent Cloud-controller-manager and cbs-csi support Kubernetes 1.14. 2019-08-12 Open Source Components
    Use existing CLB instances to create Ingress. Users no longer have to create new CLB instances in order to create a new Ingress. They can now avoid additional costs by using existing CLB instances to create a new Ingress. 2019-08-08 Ingress Management
    TKE Kubernetes 1.14 beta is launched. Users can now use the TKE console to create clusters based on Kubernetes 1.14. 2019-08-04 -
    Related APIs of TKE cluster nodes have been updated to API 3.0. TKE APIs have been updated to 3.0 and support all-region access. The new API documentation is more standardized and comprehensive, with unified parameter styles and common error codes. The SDK/CLI version is consistent with the API documentation, providing a simple and convenient user experience. 2019-08-04 API 3.0
    TKE now supports application-level log collection. By checking the collected file logs in the container, users can view the running status of applications in the container, precisely identify specific problems, shorten the troubleshooting time, and reduce OPS costs to ensure the continuous and stable running of businesses. 2019-08-01 Log Collection

    July 2019

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    The CLB health check failure issue in IPVS mode is fixed. Fixed the compatibility issue between the TLinux kernel and IPVS and fixed CLB health check failures in IPVS mode. 2019-07-16 -
    TKE scaling groups support spot models. When TKE creates a scaling group, users can choose spot instances and purchase pods at a certain discount. However, the system may automatically recall these pods that are sold at a discount. 2019-07-10 Spot Instances
    TKE supports choosing Containerd as the container runtime component. When Containerd serves as the container runtime component, it only runs necessary features to manage images and the container lifecycle, providing users with more stable and more resource-efficient container running infrastructures. 2019-07-05 How to Choose Containerd and Docker

    June 2019

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    The beta VPC-CNI network mode is launched. TKE provides the VPC-CNI extended network mode, which can assign intra-VPC IP addresses to Pods in a cluster. In the VPC-CNI mode, clusters can create StatefulSet that supports fixed IP address types, and the Pod IP addresses will not change because of restart or migration. 2019-06-29 Enabling the VPC-CNI Network Mode
    The beta StatefulSet with fixed IP addresses is launched. The StatefulSet with fixed IP addresses help resolve issues related to IP address changes caused by Pod restart or migration. Users can create the StatefulSet with fixed IP addresses for source IP address authorization, IP-based process review, log query based on Pod IP addresses, and other business needs to ensure the continuous and stable running of businesses. 2019-06-29 Managing StatefulSets with Static Pod IP Addresses
    TKE uses the new console version by default. In order to provide a better product user experience, TKE now uses the new Kubernetes-compatible console. 2019-06-17 The New TKE Console
    Fixes an issue where cordoning a node while it is being created causes the process to freeze. Fixes an issue where cordoning a node while it is being created causes the process to freeze. 2019-06-13 pr69047
    Fixes an issue where too many secrets results in a pod creation failure. Fixes an issue where too many secrets results in a pod creation failure. 2019-06-13 pr74755
    The new version of the TKE international console is launched. The new version of the TKE international console adjusts a series of functional modules and provides a native, easier-to-use platform, which helps users resolve environmental issues in development, testing, and OPS, reduce costs, and improve efficiency. 2019-06-05 TKE international console.
    Managed clusters support configuring ACLs for public network access. Users can set security group rules for managed clusters that enable public network access. 2019-06-05 TKE Security Group Settings

    May 2019

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    Nodes in a scaling group tolerate drain failures during automatic scaling in. When scale-in conditions such as the number of idle nodes are met, the cluster automatically scales in. However, only when all pods of a node are successfully scheduled to other nodes can the pods be drained successfully and scale-in be performed successfully. 2019-05-20 Cluster Scaling
    Supports registering the TKE network to CCN. TKE allows users to register existing clusters to CCN, which can manage the container’s network. After the container’s network is registered, you can enable or disable its IP range routing on the CCN side to achieve interconnection between the container’s cluster and the resources in CCN. 2019-05-17 Register Container Clusters to CCN
    TKE supports GPU virtualization.
    • Extension components support the installation and the deployment of GPU visualization components.
    • Clusters that have deployed GPU nodes and gpu_manager can extend GPU-related settings during workload creation.
    2019-05-17 Using a GPU Node

    April 2019

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    Kubelet applies CNI mode by default TKE Kubelet uses the VPC-CNI network mode by default. 2019-04-24 -
    Docker 18.06 is launched for beta testing. Runtime components that use Docker 18.06 can create clusters. 2019-04-22 -
    The new alarm version is launched and supports all regions. Alarms enable users to discover exceptions in TKE in a timely manner to ensure business stability and reliability. The new alarm version provides more alarm metrics. We recommend that you configure necessary alarms for all production clusters. 2019-04-22 Setting Alarms
    Cluster management - Kubernetes online updates - managed master nodes In the managed cluster mode, the Master and Etcd nodes of your Kubernetes cluster will be centrally managed and maintained by the Tencent Cloud technical team. The online updates of the Kubernetes version ensure business stability. 2019-04-11 Cluster Hosting Modes
    Self-deployed clusters support Master and Etcd monitoring. Users can query monitoring information about Master and Etcd nodes on the **Node Management** page of self-deployed clusters. 2019-04-11 Viewing Monitoring Data

    March 2019

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    TKE supports Bare Metal (BM 2.0) nodes. BM physical servers are a type of on-demand pay-as-you-go physical server rental service that provides high-performance and securely isolated physical server clusters for cloud users. 2019-03-28 -
    Users can use a purchased CVM to create clusters. Using existing CVMs to create clusters helps users reuse existing resources and reduce costs. 2019-03-28 Create a cluster using existing CVMs
    Cluster auto-scaling (CA) supports disabling pod draining. When there are multiple idle nodes in a cluster, scale-in will be triggered. CA supports disabling pod draining. 2019-03-16 Cluster Scaling
    Cluster scaling groups support the scale-out of GPU nodes. When a pod in a cluster cannot be scheduled due to a lack of available resources in the cluster, the previously set auto scale-out policy will be triggered. GPU nodes can be added during scale-out. 2019-03-12 Cluster Scaling

    February 2019

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    A new monitoring system is released. A good monitoring environment ensures the high reliability, high availability, and high performance of Tencent Cloud TKE. You can collect monitoring data in different dimensions for different resources to quickly understand the resource usage situation and easily locate errors. 2019-02-18 Overview of Monitoring and Alarms
    Self-deployed clusters support Kubernetes 1.12. Users can now create Kubernetes 1.12 self-deployed clusters in the TKE console. 2019-02-15 -
    Fixes the runc vulnerability CVE-2019-5736. The lightweight container runtime environment runc was found to have a container escape vulnerability, which allowed attackers to overwrite the host runc file (and consequently obtain host root access). This vulnerability has been fixed. 2019-02-13 **Security Vulnerability** Notification on runc container escape vulnerability

    January 2019

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    Existing CLBs can be used to create Service. Using existing CLBs to create Service can save resources and help users reduce costs. 2019-01-24 Service Management
    Custom images can be used to create clusters. TKE allows users to create custom images based on the basic image provided by TKE and use these custom images to create clusters. To enable this feature, submit a ticket to apply. 2019-01-24 Custom Images
    Affinity scheduling can be set during workload creation. YAML is delivered to the Kubernetes cluster to schedule pods in a workload. The affinity and anti-affinity mechanism of Kubernetes ensures that pods are scheduled according to specific rules. 2019-01-24 Setting the Scheduling Rule for a Workload
    TKE allows multiple Services to use the same CLB instance. Multiple Services can now use the same CLB instance to avoid additional resource costs. 2019-01-10 Service Management

    December 2018

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    TencentHub supports Helm Chart management. Helm is a package management tool of Kubernetes. Chart is a collection of files describing Kubernetes resources. Tencent Hub provides an address for users to store Helm Charts. 2018-12-26 Helm Chart Introduction
    TKE supports Helm application installation. Helm is a packaging tool for managing Kubernetes applications. TKE has integrated Helm-related features to visually add, delete, modify, and query Helm Charts in a specified cluster. 2018-12-26 Helm Application Management
    The privilege escalation vulnerability in Kubernetes is fixed. Tencent Cloud Security Center detected that a severe privilege escalation vulnerability existed in Kubernetes (vulnerability ID: CVE-2018-1002105). This vulnerability has been fixed. Now, TKE can effectively prevent attackers from using the vulnerability to illegally access Kubernetes cluster resources, inducing privilege escalation and initiating malicious requests that ultimately jeopardize the security of the business system. 2018-12-04 **Security Alert** Notification on Kubernetes permission vulnerability
    Removes Kubernetes 1.7.8 as an option for creating clusters. Users can disable the entry for creating clusters of Kubernetes 1.7.8 in the console. To enable this feature, submit a ticket to apply. 2018-12-04 -
    pr71415 is merged to fix CVE-2018-1002105. CVE-2018-1002105 is fixed and backend error responses are processed. 2018-12-04 pr71415
    Kubelet disables kmem accounting to avoid kernel cgroup leakage. Kernel cgroup leakage has an adverse impact on the system. Kubelet disables kmem accounting to avoid kernel cgroup leakage. 2018-12-04 -

    November 2018

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    The kubelet inotify leakage issue is fixed. The kubelet inotify leakage problem is fixed. 2018-11-12 -

    October 2018

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    The beta TKE console is launched. The new TKE console adjusts a series of feature modules to provide you with a native and easy-to-use platform. The new and old consoles are fully compatible in terms of features. Switching consoles will not affect your business. You can use the new console to continue to operate existing clusters. 2018-10-31 Notes on the New Console
    Service CLB can be bound to specified nodes. If your cluster is large, you will need to set affinity for entry-type applications to schedule them to certain nodes. You can configure the Service CLB to be bound only to specified nodes. 2018-10-31 -
    Conflicts and Pod creation failures caused by the frequent updates of quota statuses by the quota controller are resolved. Previously, if the quota controller frequently updated the quota status, conflicts and even Pod creation failures would occur. This problem has been resolved. 2018-10-22 -

    September 2018

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    The default Kubernetes version in TKE is 1.10. When a new cluster is created, the default Kubernetes version is 1.10. However, you can change the version based on your actual needs. 2018-09-10 Creating Clusters
    BM clusters support Kubernetes 1.10. TKE allows users to create BM clusters with Kubernetes 1.10. 2018-09-10 -
    BM clusters support Ubuntu 16.04. When TKE creates a BM cluster, the default operating system is Ubuntu 16.04. 2018-09-10 -

    July 2018

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    TKE supports the Russia and India regions. The TKE console supports the Russia and India regions. You can go to the console to switch to and use these regions. 2018-07-30 -
    TKE supports private network access to the Master node. After the private network access entry is enabled, TKE allows private network access to the Master node. 2018-07-30 -
    The open source component tencentcloud-cloud-controller-manager is released. This component is the Cloud Controller Manager implementation for TKE and allows the following features to be implemented on the Kubernetes clusters built by Tencent Cloud CVMs:
  • Updates the relevant addresses information of the Kubernetes nodes.
  • routecontroller: creates routes within pod IP ranges in a VPC.
  • servicecontroller: creates a corresponding CLB when a load balancer-type service is created in a cluster.
  • 2018-07-30 Open Source Components
    The open source component kubernetes-csi-tencentcloud is released. This component is a plug-in for the Tencent Cloud CBS service and complies with CSI standards. It allows users to use CBS on Kubernetes clusters built by Tencent Cloud CVMs. 2018-07-30 Open Source Components
    The BM cluster ingress plug-in is released. ingress-tke-bm is the ingress controller for Tencent Cloud TKE BM clusters. This controller monitors ingress resources, creates BM CLBs, and binds them to the corresponding services. 2018-07-30 -

    June 2018

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    CCS is renamed TKE. Tencent Kubernetes Engine (TKE) is a highly scalable and high-performance container management service. It allows you to easily run applications on a managed CVM instance cluster. 2018-06-22 Tencent Kubernetes Engine
    Cluster autoscaling supports custom configurations. TKE allows users to customize cluster scaling settings based on their actual needs, making it easier for them to configure businesses flexibly. 2018-06-22 Cluster Scaling
    Node initialization supports the import of scripts. This feature allows users to configure a node using custom data. As long as the script can be re-inputted and has a clear retry pattern, it will be used to configure the node after startup. 2018-06-22 Adding a Node

    May 2018

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    TKE supports BM clusters. BM container clusters extend Tencent Cloud’s CPM, BM Load Balancer, and other Kubernetes plug-ins, providing a complete set of features such as high-efficient deployment and resource scheduling for containerized applications. This helps industries such as gaming and AI easily cope with the challenges of high-performance computing business scenarios. 2018-05-01 -
    TKE supports GPU clusters. If your business involves scenarios such as deep learning and high-performance computing, you can use the GPU feature supported by TKE, which can help you quickly use a GPU container. 2018-05-01 Enabling GPU Scheduling for a Cluster

    April 2018

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    TKE integrates the new Tencent Cloud UI version. The new Tencent Cloud UI is elegant and easy to use, offering a better container service experience. 2018-04-01 TKE Console
    TKE now supports all CVM models. During cluster creation or node addition, the models available for selection on the TKE console are consistent with those on the CVM platform. 2018-04-01 Creating Clusters

    March 2018

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    TKE supports the auto-scaling of services. Horizontal Pod Autoscaler (HPA) can automatically scale the number of pods for services according to the average CPU utilization and other metrics of target pods. 2018-03-01 Basic Operations of Automatic Scaling
    The TKE console interface is updated. The feature modules of the TKE console are adjusted. 2018-03-01 -

    February 2018

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    TKE supports the auto-scaling of clusters. Cluster auto scaling adjusts the number of nodes dynamically according to resource demand:
  • If pods become unschedulable due to a lack of resources, the cluster will automatically scale out.
  • If there are enough idle nodes, the cluster will automatically scale in to reduce costs.
  • 2018-02-08 Cluster Scaling
    TKE supports log collection. This feature allows log files from services or specific node paths to be sent to Kafka, Elasticsearch, or CLS so that users can store and analyze them. 2018-02-06 Log Collection
    TKE supports application management. TKE supports the group management of services via applications, which significantly simplifies service management. 2018-02-06 -

    December 2017

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    Vouchers can be used to purchase cluster nodes. TKE allows users to use vouchers in their accounts to purchase nodes. 2017-12-20 -
    Empty clusters can be created. This feature allows users to create clusters that do not contain nodes. 2017-12-20 -
    Users can set the container directory and the project of the resources when adding existing nodes.
  • Container directory: users can set the directory for storing containers and images. We recommend that they be stored in data disks.
  • Project: newly added resources will be automatically assigned to this project.
  • 2017-12-20 Adding an Existing Node

    November 2017

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    Cluster reservation policy. Reserves system process resources such as dockerd and kubelet: when a cluster runs the retention policy, certain resources are reserved to ensure the proper running of system processes such as dockerd and kubelet. 2017-11-30 -
    Cluster draining policy. To ensure that there are sufficient resources for system processes, pods will be drained when necessary. 2017-11-30 Draining or Cordoning a Node
    Dockerd log rollback. Logs are recycled automatically to ensure that there is sufficient disk space: when log files occupy a certain amount of memory, the log rollback feature will be triggered to automatically recycle logs to ensure that there is sufficient disk space. 2017-11-30 -
    Ingress forwarding rules support wildcards. Ingress forwarding rules must comply with both the rules for the public network load balancing domain names and the Kubernetes rules for the Ingress domain names.
  • They support regular expressions with a length of 1-80 characters.
  • Other than regular expressions, they also support `a - z, 0 - 9, and -`.
  • For domain names with wildcards, currently, only one `*` can be used in a domain name, such as `*.example.com`.
  • 2017-11-30 -

    October 2017

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    The beta TKE application management feature is launched. With the rise of micro-service and Devops, users need to deploy and manage multiple services in multiple environments. TKE supports the group management of services via applications, which significantly simplifies service management. 2017-10-31 -
    The multi-region deployment of Image Registry supports the new Hong Kong (China) region. Image Registry is used to store Docker images, which are used to deploy TKE. Each image has a unique ID (the image's repository address + the image name + the image Tag). Image Registry can be deployed in multiple regions, including the Hong Kong (China) region that is now also supported. 2017-10-31 Image Registry Overview
    The Tencent Cloud international console supports TKE. The TKE international console is launched, which helps users solve environmental issues in development, testing, and OPS, reduce costs, and improve efficiency. 2017-10-31 CCS International Console

    September 2017

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    TKE Image Registry integrates access permission management. The address format of a TKE image is as follows: ccr.ccs.tencentyun.com/${namespace}/${name}:${tag}. The following fields are required for configuring the permissions of Image Registry:
  • ${namespace}: the namespace of the image repository.
  • ${name}: the name of the image repository.
  • 2017-09-26 TKE Image Registry Resource-level Permission Settings
    TKE supports setting labels for services. TKE supports setting labels for service pods. When searching services, you can filter them by label. 2017-09-26 -
    Configuration items can be imported to environment variables. When deploying a container in a pod, users can import the configuration items ConfigMap and Secret to environment variables. 2017-09-26 Configuration Items
    Clusters support the Project attribute.
  • Clusters are not project-specific, but CVMs, CLBs, and other resources in a cluster are project-specific.
  • Project: new resources added to the cluster will be allocated to the project.
  • 2017-09-26 Projects of New Resources
    TKE supports the Singapore region. TKE now supports purchasing resources and deploying businesses in the Singapore region. 2017-09-26 TKE Console

    August 2017

    UpdateDescription DateRelated Documents
    TKE integrates the alarm platform. TKE allows users to set multi-dimensional alarms for clusters to discover cluster exceptions quickly and reduce business risks. 2017-08-23 Setting Alarms
    TKE clusters support Kubernetes 1.7. TKE allows users to create clusters with Kubernetes 1.7. 2017-08-23 -
    Continuous integration and deployment based on TencentHub. TencentHub is a management platform created by Tencent Cloud for storing R&D process files and creating DevOps workflows. TencentHub allows users to quickly and conveniently perform operations such as storage, query, and calls for files generated during the full project cycle. 2017-08-23 TencentHub Product Overview
    Image Registry adds the trigger feature. The Image Registry trigger feature allows users to trigger actions such as service update, webhook, and message push after creating an image. The trigger feature can be combined with continuous integration for continuous deployment. 2017-08-23 Trigger Overview
    Image Registry supports operation logs. Operation logs allow users to view image uploads and download records, which helps troubleshoot problems. 2017-08-23 -
    Kubectl is used to operate clusters on public networks. Kubectl is a CLI tool for Kubernetes cluster operations. You can use Kubectl to connect a local client to a TKE cluster. 2017-08-04 Connecting to a Cluster
    TKE clusters integrate access permission management. Access management is mainly used to help you securely manage and control access to resources under your Tencent Cloud accounts. Using CAM, you can create, manage, and terminate users (or user groups) and manage the use of Tencent Cloud resources through identity management and policies. 2017-08-04 TKE Resource-level Permission API List

    July 2017

    UpdateDescription DateRelated Documents
    TKE supports configuration file management.
  • The configuration file management feature can help you manage the configurations of different businesses under different environments. It supports multiple versions and the YAML format.
  • The configuration file supports multiple versions, allowing you to update and roll back applications.
  • It also allows you to quickly import configurations, in the form of files, into containers.
  • 2017-07-19 -
    TKE supports CI source code building. Continuous container integration enables the automatic and manual building of container images on the Tencent TKE Platform. 2017-07-18 Image Building Overview
    Image Registry adds TencentHub images. Image Registry allows users to view and use TencentHub images. 2017-07-18 TencentHub Product Overview
    Image Registry adds "My Favorites". "My Favorites" will display the images bookmarked by users, allowing users to query and use specific images. 2017-07-18 Image Registry Overview
    Image Registry supports multiple namespaces. Image Registry supports the creation of multiple namespaces. The names of namespaces are globally unique. If the namespace name you want to use is already being used by another user, try using another appropriate name. 2017-07-18 Creating a Namespace

    June 2017

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    TKE supports NFS volumes. NFS volumes are used for the persistent storage of data that is read and written many times. They can also be used in scenarios such as big data analysis, media processing, and content management. 2017-06-24 Volume Management
    TKE supports privileged containers and working directory configurations.
  • A privileged container has a certain priority.
  • WorkingDir: specifies the current working directory. If it does not exist, one will be automatically created. If no directory is specified, the default directory when the container runs is used. If workingDir is not specified in the image or through the console, the default workingDir is `/`.
  • 2017-06-24 -
    TKE supports cluster capacity. A cluster is a collection of cloud resources required for running a container, including several CVMs and CLBs. You can run your applications in your cluster. 2017-06-07 Cluster Overview
    TKE supports auto-formatting data disks and specifying container directories while creating/adding CVMs in container clusters. If the system disk capacity is small or a server with a data disk needs to format the data disk, you can set the storage directory of the containers and images. 2017-06-07
  • Creating a Cluster
  • Adding a Node
  • TKE supports service re-deployment. Re-deployment means to re-deploy containers under a service and re-fetch images. 2017-06-07
  • Service Management
  • Ingress Management
  • April 2017

    UpdateDescription DateRelated Documents
    TKE supports adding existing CVMs to container clusters. TKE allows users to add existing CVMs to container clusters, which helps users reuse existing resources and effectively reduce costs. 2017-04-27 Adding an Existing Node
    TKE supports the query of monitoring metrics for instances, services, and clusters. A good monitoring environment ensures the high reliability, high availability, and high performance of Tencent Cloud TKE. You can collect monitoring data in different dimensions for different resources to quickly understand the resource usage situation and easily locate errors. 2017-04-27 Overview of Monitoring and Alarms
    TKE supports viewing container logs. By creating log collection rules, TKE can provide users with log information from within a cluster, making it easier for them to maintain and troubleshoot containers. 2017-04-27 Log Collection
    The TKE remote terminal allows you to upload and download files remotely.
    • When uploading files, you need to specify the file directory.
    • When downloading files, you need to specify the file path.
    2017-04-19 Remote Terminal Basic Operations
    TKE supports the creation of monthly subscription CVMs to clusters. Monthly subscription is a prepaid mode that requires customers to pay for CVMs for a period of one or multiple months/years in advance. It is cheaper than the pay-as-you-go mode and is suitable for scenarios where device demands can be predicted in advance. 2017-04-19 Adding a Node
    CCS now supports custom security groups when creating clusters. If the default security group does not meet your needs, refer to Managing Security Groups for details on how to use a custom security group. 2017-04-19 Creating Clusters

    March 2017

    UpdateDescription DateRelated Documents
    TKE allows remote web terminals to log in to containers. Remote terminals help you debug containers quickly and connect to the containers for troubleshooting. It supports file copy, paste, upload, and download operations, and helps solve the problems of long container login paths and difficult debugging. 2017-03-15 Remote Terminal Basic Operations
    TKE supports third-party image creation services. The third-party image creation service helps users deploy applications flexibly based on their actual business needs. 2017-03-15 -
    TKE now supports 7-layer load balancing. An Ingress is a collection of rules that allow access to services within a cluster. You can configure different forwarding rules to allow different URLs to access different services within the cluster. 2017-03-06 Ingress Management
    Users can query monitoring information about clusters, services, and pods. A good monitoring environment ensures the high reliability, high availability, and high performance of Tencent Cloud TKE. You can collect monitoring data in different dimensions for different resources to quickly understand the resource usage situation and easily locate errors. 2017-03-06 Overview of Monitoring and Alarms
    TKE supports native Kubernetes APIs, requesting Kubernetes certificates via Tencent Cloud APIs, and all Kubernetes features. TKE makes it easy for you to build, operate, and manage container clusters by seamlessly utilizing Tencent Cloud computing, networking, storage, monitoring, and security capabilities. You can refer to corresponding examples in the API documentation to perform operations such as adding, deleting, modifying, and querying scaling groups, networks, nodes, and clusters. 2017-03-06 Overview of APIs

    December 2016

    UpdateDescription DateRelated Documents
    Cluster management. Cluster management supports cluster addition, deletion, modification, and query, VPC-based container clusters, cross-AZ clusters, and open-source native Kubernetes APIs. 2016-12-26 Managing Clusters
    Service management. Service management supports service addition, deletion, modification, and query, the creation of services via private images and official Docker images, and cross-AZ scheduling of services. 2016-12-26 Service Management
    Image management. Image management supports official Docker images, My Images, uploading and downloading private images, and official Docker image acceleration. 2016-12-26 Image Repository
    Cluster monitoring and container monitoring. TKE provides the basic monitoring feature for all clusters by default. 2016-12-26 Viewing Monitoring Data
    Service creation, event updates, and rolling updates for services. Rolling updates indicate that pods are updated one by one, which allows you to update the service without interrupting your business. 2016-12-26 -

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