Migrating WordPress the Easy Way!

Yes… I still prefer WordPress! Just like how I prefer running MacOS these days for its relative simplicity and minimal operating overheads, so to have I come to the realisation that WordPress is still the best choice of platform for this blog. I have toyed with Ghost and in fact I am running a few […] Read More

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

Managed Kubernetes for Labs and Learning

I’ve been talking a lot about Managed Kubernetes this year. About a month ago I submitted a session for Cloud Native Data Management Day around Managed Kubernetes for learning and labbing. What I wanted to do was take a very quick look at some examples of how you can leverage the resources that are out […] 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

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

Why the Kubernetes wave is not equal to Virtualization… but why that doesn’t matter!

If you are engaged with the general IT community that deals with infrastructure, virutalization or cloud, you have probably heard the comparison between Kubernetes and Virtualization. The narrative goes something along the lines of “Kubernetes will have the same level of impact on IT as what Virtualization had”. That is to say that Kubernetes is […] Read More

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