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Using Minikube on osx

Docker compose is making for me wonders when it comes to run some simple components on my workstation. Spawning and simulating an infrastructure locally is fast and takes no time. Also it is lightweight. However most teams nowadays use Kubernetes.If you want to simulate a Kubernetes environment locally the tool to use is Minikube. With Minikube you need to have ...

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Deploying Che 7 with custom images (air gap environment)

Number 5: deploying Che 7 behind a firewall (air gap environment) using chectl –che-operator-cr-yaml=… Deploying Che 7 with custom images Unlike  Deploying Che 7 to Minishift 1.34+, this doc will explain how to do an Eclipse Che 7 deployment with a custom resource yaml file to override the images used in the deployment. This process can be used for many things, ...

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Protecting your AWS from EKS with kube2iam

I really like Kubernetes; I’ve been following almost since its inception 5 years ago and used it successfully in the past 3+ years in several projects. It isn’t without challenges (esp. around managing state) but it definitely getting better with each release. Moving to a new company, it is no wonder I introduced Kubernetes into our architecture from the get-go. ...

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Kubernetes and Secrets

This is going to be a small post since it has to deal with kubernetes and secrets. Yet it is a very useful once since adding secrets is so common yet so easy to forget (guilty as charged). So we will cover username and password, key/values, file uploading, secrets. Upload username and password using command line. kubectl create secret generic ...

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Testing and using AWS EKS #kubernetes – findings

Context I have been working in a team where we use kubernetes in production (not the nginx example- the real shit) for 2 years now. I have configured and used Kubernetes clusters from version 1.4.x with tools like kube-aws to 1.6-1.7 configured with kops. Amazon’s EKS is the third breed of kubernetes provisioning solutions that I have the chance to try and this post ...

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AppDev in Cloud – How to put Red Hat Decision Manager in your Cloud

It’s been some time since I last talked with you about business logic engines and using them in your application development cloud architecture. At that time, I showcased running JBoss BRMS in a container on OpenShift Container Platform (OCP). This gives you the cloud experience, one that’s portable across private and public clouds, but on your own local laptop.     ...

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Cloud Happiness – How to install OpenShift Container Platform with new images and templates in just minutes

Since the release of the OpenShift Container Platform  it has been my desire to provide a simple, fully configured and easy to use installation. This installation needs to have the Red Hat Middleware product streams installed (pre-configured container options) and all the extras like source to image and .Net Core containers. Previously I showed you how to install your own ...

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