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Deploying Apps to a Local K3d Cluster

Deploying Apps to a Local K3d Cluster

Deploying Apps to a Local K3d Cluster Containerization has changed the way applications are developed, packaged, and deployed. Containerized applications offer a lightweight, portable, and executable package that includes all the necessary code, runtimes, and dependencies. This has led to creating applications that can be virtually deployed in any supported environment. As the popularity of containerization grows, the need for new tools and technologies has also...
How to Write YAML for Kubernetes

How to Write YAML for Kubernetes

How to Write YAML for Kubernetes Kubernetes users must have a good understanding of YAML when dealing with the popular orchestration framework as it is used across the board for all the configurations. These configurations range from pod creations, deployments, secrets to network configurations. In this post, we will see how to use YAML for pods and deployments in K8s. Introduction to YAML YAML, Yet Another Markup Language, is a data serialization language that is...
Kubernetes Distributed Performance Testing using Locust

Kubernetes Distributed Performance Testing using Locust

Kubernetes Distributed Performance Testing using Locust Introduction In this step by a step tutorial that illustrates how to integrate and use Locust to test microservices running in a Kubernetes cluster, we will cover the following topics: How to deploy the Guestbook application. Some Locust test cases (We will be using the Guestbook application). Build Docker images for Locust master and worker. Deploy Locust in distributed mode and perform load tests....
This is What You Need to Know About Kubernetes YAML, Pods, Deployments, and ReplicaSets (3/3)

This is What You Need to Know About Kubernetes YAML, Pods, Deployments, and ReplicaSets (3/3)

This is What You Need to Know About Kubernetes YAML, Pods, Deployments, and ReplicaSets (3/3) We are going to dive deep into Kubernetes Deployments and understand the structure of a YAML Deployment file. You already understood the differences between Pods and Deployments in part I and part II of this tutorial. Now, you are going to create a managed Pod using Kubernetes Deployments. Using Deployments to Create and Manage Kubernetes Pods The recommended way to...
This is What You Need to Know About Kubernetes YAML, Pods, Deployments, and ReplicaSets (2/3)

This is What You Need to Know About Kubernetes YAML, Pods, Deployments, and ReplicaSets (2/3)

This is What You Need to Know About Kubernetes YAML, Pods, Deployments, and ReplicaSets (2/3) In this second part, we are going to see how to create a basic way and why it’s not the best way to create managed Pods. We will understand the difference between Pods and Deployments. Make sure to check part 1 of this tutorial. The Basic Way to Create Pods The Kubectl command line provides several generating commands that can be used to create resources even without...
This is What You Need to Know About Kubernetes YAML, Pods, Deployments, and ReplicaSets (1/3)

This is What You Need to Know About Kubernetes YAML, Pods, Deployments, and ReplicaSets (1/3)

This is What You Need to Know About Kubernetes YAML, Pods, Deployments, and ReplicaSets (1/3) In this step by a step tutorial, we will explore and discuss different options to deploy applications on Kubernetes clusters, and we will focus on the following points: The basics of YAML. Creating Pods in Kubernetes. Deploying applications using Pods. Deploying applications using Deployments. This tutorial contains 3 parts, make sure to read part 2 and The part 3....
Using AWS EBS as a Volume For Data Persistence – Part III

Using AWS EBS as a Volume For Data Persistence – Part III

Using AWS EBS as a Volume For Data Persistence – Part III In Part I and Part II of this blog post, we saw how to use manual/direct storage and AWS EBS volumes as the storage volumes for Kubernetes. There is yet a third way of defining your Kubernetes storage – by use of Kubernetes StorageClasses. Let’s deep-dive into this option and see when and why you’d use StorageClasses for your Kubernetes persistent volumes. What’s a Storage class in Kubernetes First of...
What is Kubeflow and How to Deploy it on Kubernetes

What is Kubeflow and How to Deploy it on Kubernetes

What is Kubeflow and How to Deploy it on Kubernetes Kubeflow is a Kubernetes-native open-source framework for developing, managing, deploying, and running scalable and portable machine learning workloads. System development and training are only a small portion of supporting workflows in ML. Certain issues to tackle include moving your data to an accessible format and location, data cleaning, feature engineering, evaluating your trained models, handling model...
Top 20 Kubernetes Interview Questions

Top 20 Kubernetes Interview Questions

Top 20 Kubernetes Interview Questions Kubernetes is currently the best orchestration tool in the market, making this open-source system one of the most sought after solutions. Many multinational companies, including Yahoo, SAP, SoundCloud, Huawei, and eBay, among others, rely on Kubernetes today. The demand for Kubernetes certified professionals is on the rise, but there are very few qualified and skilled developers to fulfill this demand. According to...
Everything you need to know about Helm – Part II

Everything you need to know about Helm – Part II

Everything you need to know about Helm – Part II If you are new to Helm, you should absolutely go through the first part of this tutorial “Everything you need to know about Helm – Part I”. In the first part, we introduced Helm, and went through its installation steps. In this second part, we are going to learn about Helm versions (v2 vs. v3), the most common commands, and most importantly, we are going to see a practical example of how to use it. Helm...