Kubernetes

Tutorial: Kubernetes-Native Backup and Recovery With Stash

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Tutorial: Kubernetes-Native Backup and Recovery With Stash

IntroHaving a proper backup recovery plan is vital to any organization's IT operation. However, when you begin to distribute workloads across data centers and regions, that process begins to become more and more complex. Container orchestration platforms such as Kubernetes have begun to ease this burden and enabled the management...

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Kubernetes

Using Helm with Kubernetes

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Using Helm with Kubernetes

Kubernetes is a powerful orchestration system, however, it can be really hard to configure its deployment process. Specific apps can help you manage multiple independent resources like pods, services, deployments, and replica sets. Yet, each must be described in the YAML manifest file. It’s not a problem for a...

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CI/CD

GitHub Actions: Testing, Building and Notifying

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GitHub Actions: Testing, Building and Notifying

In a previous article we discussed How to improve your CI/CD workflow using GitHub Actions. Today we are going a step further. We will work with some additional actions to test our application, before submit the Docker image, and sending a notification to a Slack channel. First at all,...

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Kubernetes

First Steps with the Kubernetes Operator

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First Steps with the Kubernetes Operator

This blog post demonstrates how you can use the Operator Lifecycle Manager to deploy a Kubernetes Operator to your cluster. Then, you will use the Operator to spin up an Elastic Cloud on Kubernetes (ECK) cluster. An operator is a software extension that uses custom resources (extension of the Kubernetes...

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DevOps

Targeting Kubernetes Cluster with Gremlin Chaos Test

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Targeting Kubernetes Cluster with Gremlin Chaos Test

Gremlin is a leading software company focusing on chaos-test in the market. It also has a tool similar to Chaos Monkey which belongs to Netflix, but is more customized to test the system with random loads or scheduled shutdowns. In the article below we will be testing a simple Kubernetes...

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Docker

Troubleshooting Containers with Sysdig Inspect

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Troubleshooting Containers with Sysdig Inspect

This is the third part of our series about Sysdig. The first tutorial walked you through the process of capturing and analyzing data with the Sysdig command-line utility. The second tutorial showed how to use Csysdig, the ncurses based GUI. Now, we'll focus on explaining how you can troubleshoot your...

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Docker

How to Nginx Reverse Proxy with Docker Compose

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How to Nginx Reverse Proxy with Docker Compose

While developing a web application, a common method of calling the application from a local machine is through http://localhost:x ports, which essentially means that we are required to expose several ports to access different modules of the application. In the article below, we will go through the method...

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Docker

Deploying with Docker on Windows

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Deploying with Docker on Windows

Today, container technology is one of the most popular and essential tools for producing and deploying various applications. Docker is one of them. It has gained popularity over the past years and has been using this technology as a native system. But container technology was designed only for Linux or...

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