Tutorial : Helm package manager for Kubernetes

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Helm is basically package manager that helps you manage Kubernetes applications.The set of Kubernetes resources that together define an application is packaged as charts.You can think of charts as packages of pre-configured Kubernetes resources.Charts helps you define, install, and upgrade even the most complex Kubernetes application.These charts can describe a single resource, such as a … Continue reading Tutorial : Helm package manager for Kubernetes

Tutorial : Prometheus open-source systems monitoring and alerting toolkit

Prometheus is an open-source systems monitoring and alerting toolkit originally built at SoundCloud.Prometheus primarily supports a pull-based HTTP model but it also supports alerts, it would be right fit to be part of your operational toolset. Prometheus works well for recording any purely numeric time series. It fits both machine-centric monitoring as well as monitoring of highly … Continue reading Tutorial : Prometheus open-source systems monitoring and alerting toolkit

Kubernetes tutorial – Create Kubernetes cluster on AWS with kops

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This is in continuation on Kubernetes article series.In the earlier posts, we have seen how to create & deploy simple cluster.Now in this post,we are going to look at how to provision Kubernetes cluster using kops utility.For more posts on Kubernetes,check out here & here. kops (Kubernetes Operations) helps you create, destroy, upgrade and maintain production-grade, highly … Continue reading Kubernetes tutorial – Create Kubernetes cluster on AWS with kops

Docker tutorial – Create,Add Nodes,Deploy and Scale service on the Swarm

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From the last post,we have understood what is container & why do we use containers in general. Just to recap here are some of the key points Containers are an abstraction at the app layer that packages code and dependencies together. Multiple containers can run on the same machine and share the OS kernel with … Continue reading Docker tutorial – Create,Add Nodes,Deploy and Scale service on the Swarm

Docker tutorial – Create Docker Images using Multi-stage builds

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From the last post,we have understood what is container & why do we use containers in general. Just to recap here are some of the key points Containers are an abstraction at the app layer that packages code and dependencies together. Multiple containers can run on the same machine and share the OS kernel with … Continue reading Docker tutorial – Create Docker Images using Multi-stage builds

8 BEST Docker Security Tools

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Containers has helped development and DevOps teams to increase agility and accelerate application development & delivery. But with these benefits there could be loss of visibility and control for teams deploying and managing them. As you're aware, Containers bundle applications with a lot of software and files that you may not know about or want in … Continue reading 8 BEST Docker Security Tools

Introduction to Microservices

As you can see from the below Google trend graph,there is quite bit of steady increase in adoption towards Microservices architecture pattern since 2014.That's because, base for Microservices world is Containers. Linux containers has been around since the early 2000s and architected into Linux in 2007. Due to small footprint and portability of containers, the same … Continue reading Introduction to Microservices

Track user activity and API usage using AWS CloudTrail

With Cloud Trail you can log, continuously monitor, and retain account activity related to actions across your AWS infrastructure. CloudTrail provides event history of your AWS account activity, including actions taken through the AWS Management Console, AWS SDKs, command line tools, and other AWS services.This event history simplifies security analysis, resource change tracking, and troubleshooting. Key … Continue reading Track user activity and API usage using AWS CloudTrail

Kubeless tutorial – Kubernetes native serverless framework

kubeless is a Kubernetes-native serverless framework that lets you deploy small bits of code without having to worry about the underlying infrastructure plumbing. It leverages Kubernetes resources to provide auto-scaling, API routing, monitoring, troubleshooting and more. Before we move on to tutorial, First - little bit of intro on Serverless,it allows developers to build and … Continue reading Kubeless tutorial – Kubernetes native serverless framework

Docker tutorial : Build Docker images using Jenkins

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Docker as we know,is an open platform for developers and sysadmins to build, ship, and run distributed applications, whether on laptops, data center VMs, or the cloud. Today we are going to check how to configure Jenkins to build Docker Images based on a Dockerfile. Below are the steps of how you can use Docker … Continue reading Docker tutorial : Build Docker images using Jenkins