MicroK8s v1.22 released!

MicroK8s is a Kubernetes cluster delivered as a single snap package - it can be installed on any Linux distribution which supports snaps, as well as macOS and Windows 10. With a quick install, easy upgrades and great security, MicroK8s is perfect for micro clouds and edge computing. Try it on your laptop!

snap install microk8s --classic --channel=1.22/stable

Most important updates since the last release:

  • Kubernetes core services
    • Kubernetes v1.22
    • Improve the performance and stability of dqlite
    • S390x support. Check out the 1.22/edge channel
    • cgroupV2 support, courtesy of @tbertenshaw
    • Upgrade calico to v3.19.1. Thank you @balchua
  • New kata containers addon. Try it with microk8s enable kata
  • Addon updates:
    • Nvidia operator v1.7.0 can now detect pre-installed drivers
    • Kube-prometheus upgraded to v0.8.0. Thank you @balchua
    • Kubernetes dashboard upgraded to v2.2.0, thanks to @nbraquart
    • Upgrade linkerd to v2.10.2. Thank you @balchua
    • Upgrade the metrics-server to v0.5.0. Courtesy of @balchua
    • knative updated to v0.24, thanks to @saikiran2603
    • Cilium CNI updated to v1.10
    • Jaeger addon updated to v1.24, thanks @balchua
    • Istio addon updated to v1.10.3
    • New Elasticsearch and Kibana version, v7.10. Thanks @s12v
    • OpenEBS addon for ARM64. Thank you @balchua
  • Usability improvements
    • Use ClusterFirstWithHostNet as DNS policy for Traefik. Thank you @AlexGustafsson
    • Guards in Cilium clustering thanks to @Jorgeewa
    • OpenFaaS bug fixes, thank you @dsbibby
    • MicroK8s status yaml fixes. Thank you @krichter722
    • Improvements in micrk8s wrapper, thank you @shoce
    • Attempt to configure UFW for calico CNI
    • Seamless snap refreshes. Containers do not restart on snap upgrades

Users following the latest stable MicroK8s track will be automatically upgraded to v1.22 in the next few days.

Known issues:

For more information on MicroK8s consult the official docs, and to contribute to the project, check out the repo at GitHub - ubuntu/microk8s: MicroK8s is a small, fast, single-package Kubernetes for developers, IoT and edge., or chat with us on the Kubernetes Slack, in the #microk8s channel!