DigitalOcean Kubernetes (DOKS) is a managed Kubernetes service. Deploy Kubernetes clusters with a fully managed control plane, high availability, autoscaling, and native integration with DigitalOcean Load Balancers and volumes. DOKS clusters are compatible with standard Kubernetes toolchains and the DigitalOcean API and CLI.

  • Upgrades to system components:
  • Improvements to security of the master node.
  • Updated kernel to address security recent TCP related CVEs:
  • Improvements to cluster reliability:
    • Add NoSchedule, NoExecute, CritialAddonsOnly tolerations and priorityClassName system-node-critical to worker kube-system components.
    • Use k8s api public IP address instead of kube-proxy to reduce time to ready for nodes.
  • Fix kube-proxy container name (previously incorrectly named “kube-controller-manager”).
  • Enable hostPort via Cilium CNI portmap config.