Category Archives: Cloud Computing

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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Ketch – How to Simplify Kubernetes Deployments

Ketch makes it easy to deploy and manage applications on Kubernetes through a CLI. It removes the need to deal with Kubernetes complexity. It even removes the need to write YAML files.

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Crossplane – GitOps-based Infrastructure as Code through Kubernetes API

Crossplane is an open-source Infrastructure as Code (IaC) project that enables us to use Kubernetes to provision and manage infrastructure, services, and applications. Combined with Argo CD or Flux, it allows us to apply GitOps principles not only on infrastructure.

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Linode – The Fastest Cloud Computing Provider

Linode is a simple, cheap, and fast cloud computing provider. Should you use it? Does it have a good managed Kubernetes or any other "basic" cloud computing service?

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Automation of Everything – How To Combine Argo Events, Workflows & Pipelines, CD, and Rollouts

What do we get if we combine events, workflows, GitOps, progressive delivery, and secrets management? The short answer is that we get automation of everything in Kubernetes in a way that we should be operating in 2021.

We'll combine Argo Events, Workflows & Pipelines, CD, and Rollouts and sprinkle all that with SealedSecrets, Kaniko, and a few other tools.

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Google Cloud vs AWS vs Azure vs Linode – Speed Comparison

Which cloud provider is the fastest? Is it Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), or Linode?

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eksctl – How to Create and Manage AWS EKS clusters

A review of eksctl and step by step guide how to create and manage AWS Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) clusters.

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Okteto – How To Create Instant Development Environments In Kubernetes

Okteto empowers developers to get the infrastructure and environments they need instantly and without a steep learning curve.

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Amazon Lightsail Containers – AWS Service That Favors Simplicity

Amazon Lightsail containers are all about simplicity.

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Copilot – What AWS ECS and Fargate Container Management Should Have Been All Along

The setup of a development environment tends to be complicated, time-consuming, and expensive.

Gitpod changes the way we think about development environments. It gives us an IDE to write code, all the tools we need to compile our applications, run tests, and do whatever else we might be doing. It gives us the infrastructure we need. It allows us to onboard anyone into any project instantly.

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