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K3S, Pi4, and Azure DevOps

K3S, Pi4, and Azure DevOps

Published Feb 16, 2020 by Isaac Johnson

We’ve explored Rancher’s K3s before as well as K3OS.  It’s a pretty handy lightweight kubernetes environment.  However, past attempts to make my Pi3b’s proper containerized build agent pools ultima...

CIVO Kubernetes: a solid managed k3s offering

CIVO Kubernetes: a solid managed k3s offering

Published Feb 9, 2020 by Isaac Johnson

I love exploring alternative cloud providers.  A new one I had not been aware of until recently is CIVO.  They are a smaller cloud company focused on DevOps based out of Stevenage, Hertfordshire in...

Self Hosted Container Registry in Kubernetes

Self Hosted Container Registry in Kubernetes

Published Jan 26, 2020 by Isaac Johnson

When using kubernetes, one piece that always goes hand-in-hand is the container registry. often when we talk about bringing up a cluster, there is the implicit assumption that the registry is “some...

Getting started with Containerized Nexus

Getting started with Containerized Nexus

Published Jan 12, 2020 by Isaac Johnson

Last month we looked at Artifactory, both Commercial and OSS and how it could be used to host artifacts and containers.  Let’s also look at the other big artifact management suite, Sonatype Nexus a...

K3os, a promising start

K3os, a promising start

Published Dec 22, 2019 by Isaac Johnson

Rancher, best known for their flagship product Rancher, also makes a couple of distributions of kubernetes.  The one we’ve covered the most here is k3s, but they also make RKE (Rancher Kubernetes E...

Distributed Artifactory and Kubernetes

Distributed Artifactory and Kubernetes

Published Dec 3, 2019 by Isaac Johnson

I sat in a meeting recently discussing the merits of an artifact deployment strategy.  One of the leads of the team on the phone wasn’t sure if this strategy would actually work and asked “why don’...

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