Monthly Archives: March 2021

How to Apply GitOps to Everything – Combining Argo CD and Crossplane

How to manage infrastructure, applications, and services? How to apply GitOps principles to everything? How to ensure that all the resources are always in-sync? Can we combine infrastructure, application, and service management using ArgoCD and Crossplane?

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How to run local multi-node Kubernetes clusters using kind

kind allows us to run local Kubernetes clusters with nodes running as Docker containers.
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EKS Fargate vs. GKE Autopilot – Fully Managed Kubernetes Clusters Compared

AWS Fargate is the first fully managed Kubernetes service. Google Cloud Autopilot followed. Let’s compare EKS Fargate vs. GKE Autopilot and see what the differences are. Which one is better? Which one should we use?
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Portainer – Container Management Made Easy

Portainer is the definitive open source container management tool for Kubernetes, Docker, Docker Swarm and Azure ACI. It allows anyone to deploy and manage containers without the need to write code.
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Terraform vs. Pulumi vs. Crossplane – Infrastructure as Code (IaC) Tools Compared

We are comparing Terraform, Pulumi, Crossplane. Those are the most popular and the most exciting Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools we have on the market today. Which one should you use? What are the pros and cons of each? What are the use cases that make one a better choice over the others?
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Pulumi – Infrastructure as Code (IaC) Using Programming Languages

Pulumi allows us to manage infrastructure as code (IaC) using familiar programming languages. It is like Terraform, but without HCL.

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GKE Autopilot – The First Fully Managed Kubernetes Service From Google

Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) Autopilot is a fully managed Kubernetes service. It is battle-tested and hardened based on best practices learned from Google SRE.

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Couchbase – How To Run a Database Cluster in Kubernetes Using Argo CD

Couchbase is a distributed NoSQL cloud database. The Couchbase Autonomous Operator enables us to automate the management of common Couchbase tasks like, for example, configuration, scaling, and recovery. It lets us focus on the desired configuration and by automating deployment and life-cycle management.

In this video, we are going a step further and applying GitOps principles through ArgoCD.

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Skaffold – How to Build and Deploy In Kubernetes

Skaffold allows us to build, push, and deploy applications into any Kubernetes environment by combining a myriad of tools like Docker, Kaniko, Bazel, jib, Buildpacks, Helm kpt, Kustomize, kubectl, etc.

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