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GCP: App Engine Flex

GCP: App Engine Flex

Published Jul 12, 2019 by Isaac Johnson

Last time we experimented with GCP App Engine Standard which provides an easy way to launch a containerized app provided we stay within some narrowly defined guardrails.

GCP: App Engine Standard

GCP: App Engine Standard

Published Jul 6, 2019 by Isaac Johnson

Google Cloud App Engine Standard is an easy way to launch supported languages (Go, Java, PHP, Python and NodeJS) in a preconfigured cloud container.  Google gives you 1Gb of data and traffic for fr...

Where it began: GCP and Kubernetes

Where it began: GCP and Kubernetes

Published Jul 3, 2019 by Isaac Johnson

It’s probably about time we cover the other leading cloud compute provider - Google. Google gave birth to Kubernetes as an internal project called “Borg” in 2003 and eventually it grew to the point...

DO K8s and AzDO Automation (Part 4)

DO K8s and AzDO Automation (Part 4)

Published Jul 1, 2019 by Isaac Johnson

When we last left off we had our Digital Ocean k8s cluster spun with Terraform and Istio installed with helm.  Our next steps will be to have automatic sidecar injection and create a new app with w...

DO K8s and AzDO Automation (Part 3)

DO K8s and AzDO Automation (Part 3)

Published Jun 23, 2019 by Isaac Johnson

At this point we have a pipeline that is dynamically created, a helm chart launched and lastly torn back down.  But how can we actually use this? What more can be done with this system?

DO K8s and AzDO Automation (Part 2)

DO K8s and AzDO Automation (Part 2)

Published Jun 9, 2019 by Isaac Johnson

Let’s get started making the pipeline.  Microsoft will likely suggest the best way is to use the YAML editor, but generally I find it cumbersome and unintuitive.  So we’ll use the much easier graph...

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