Containers

Real World Kubernetes – Working with .htaccess files for WordPress

Real word Kubernetes… that is a slightly tongue in cheek title however in reading through a lot of blogs and how-to’s around Kubernetes, I never get a sense of real world application for Infrastructure and Platform Ops who are trying to get their hands dirty or even just understand what it is to run production […] Read More

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

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

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

Enterprise Ready Managed Kubernetes as a Service with Rafay

Though Kubernetes has made significant headways into being accepted as the way forward in terms of how modern applications are developed, deployed and managed, the reality of the ecosystem that exists around containers and cloud native platforms is still not set and continues to be a shifting proposition for IT operations to navigate. This means […] Read More

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