Quick Post: Quick Post: Expanding MetalLB IP Pool to Fix Pending Status

 I’ve been using MetalLB for a while now in my Kubernetes Clusters and it’s a great easy way to achieve high availability networking for service endpoints. For an overview of MetalLB, head to this earlier post. When initially deploying MetalLB, I usually configure a fairly small address pool for the Layer 2 mode configuration […] Read More

Install and Configure Ghost on Ubuntu

 I’ve been looking for alternative WordPress blogging options for a while and the one that keeps on coming up is Ghost. Now, Ghost has been around for a long time, in fact is was founded in 2013 after a Kickstarter campaign to create a new platform focused on professional publishing. Fast forward to to […] Read More

Google Cloud Backup

Released – Veeam Backup for Google Cloud Platform v2

This week at Veeam we kicked off the first of our H2 releases when we made available for GA Veeam Backup for GCP v2 (Build 2.0.0.530). Available through the GCP Marketplace the product can be deployed within five minutes and be ready to backup GCP Virtual Machine instances. This v2 release builds on the initial […] Read More

DevSecOps

DevSecOps… a little bit of education with Snyk

Somewhere along the line, someone decided to put a “Sec” in between “Dev” and “Ops”… and now it is a thing! I have historically reacted poorly to the xOps labels that have been flung around IT circles for a number of years now, but the reality is that a lot of these previous silos are […] Read More

Longhorn – Distributed Block Storage for Kubernetes Install and Configure

 For those old enough to remember, Longhorn was the codename for Windows Vista…so when I came across Longhorn in the Kubernetes world, I was drawn in. That said, I would hope that Longhorn isn’t what Vista was to horrible Operating Systems as to what Longhorn is to Kubernetes storage. Longhorn is touted as highly […] Read More

Virtualization is Life! is now a Podcast!

Well… sort of! When I started blogging back in 2012, I wasn’t sure how long it would last…but over 700 posts and more than a couple million views later Virtualization is Life! is still going! The thing is, that the world has shifted a little and blogging seems to have become a less attractive means […] Read More

First Look – Deploying KubeVirt with Platform9

Last week I wrote an introductory post around KubeVirt giving some insight into were it sits in the current Kubernetes and Virtualization landscape. As mentioned, there is a somewhat steep learning curve in understanding its architecture and when looking to go beyond lab deployments the installation can be a bit tricky. That is very much […] Read More

Quick Intro: KubeVirt… Where Kubernetes and VMs meet!

I’ll admit that when I first saw the KubeVirt appear on my radar I thought that someone was pulling my leg… Kubernetes rise in the IT professionals day to day vernacular has resulted in a ton of interest to understand what it is and what it does. It has strong roots with with developer lead […] Read More

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