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Crossplane

Crossplane

Published Oct 20, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

Crossplane.io basically takes IaaC principals of Infrastucture as Code and marries them with Kubernetes concepts of Custom Resource Definitions (CRDs) and defining multi-platform objects as YAML.

Ditching Docker Desktop Part 2: VBox and AzureVM

Ditching Docker Desktop Part 2: VBox and AzureVM

Published Oct 13, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

In our last article we focused on Hyper-V (PC) and Hyperkit (Mac). These are the clearest and easiest paths for using Minikube to solve our Docker needs. However, for those without Windows 10 Pro...

Ditching Docker Desktop

Ditching Docker Desktop

Published Oct 6, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

The Docker SA has been updated recently to require businesses to pay for Docker Desktop if they have more than 250 developers which at the cheapest (Pro) is US$5/user/month (if paid annual, $7 othe...

Coralogix

Coralogix

Published Sep 29, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

I became familiar with Coralogix after I mistakenly barked at a sales guy on the phone. Admittedly, I was a bit of a jerk; he called after a slew of spam calls had hit my phone and i answered ‘wha...

Maintaining A Healthy Kubernetes Cluster with Datadog

Maintaining A Healthy Kubernetes Cluster with Datadog

Published Sep 22, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

I make no bones about being a Datadog fan. I use it personally. Recently I had some health issues with my cluster and leveraged Datadog to help debug and solve them. Since I think this is a prett...

Packer and Linux: Part 2

Packer and Linux: Part 2

Published Sep 15, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

In our last article we covered getting started with Packer, Linux and Azure. Now that we have the fundamentals, let’s work out some more useful examples leveraging packer.

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