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AliCloud: Container Registry

AliCloud: Container Registry

Published Nov 23, 2020 by Isaac Johnson

I created an AliCloud account a long time back to test their initial K8s offering but never figured out the UI.  I went back to see what they had to offer by way of container registries.  From what...

Container Registries: IBM Cloud

Container Registries: IBM Cloud

Published Nov 22, 2020 by Isaac Johnson

I have yet to try IBM Cloud and decided with Docker’s latest rate limiting on free accounts, it might be worth looking into alternate stores for containers.  IBM Cloud has a small number of free ti...

Kubernetes onPrem: Getting Started

Kubernetes onPrem: Getting Started

Published Nov 17, 2020 by Isaac Johnson

It started as getting a wonderful old retired MacBook Pro from my brother.  I thought “Why not make a real x86 k8s cluster?”.  Using K3s is easy so let’s get started.  For the PVC we will use a Syn...

Azure DevOps: VM Deployment Environments

Azure DevOps: VM Deployment Environments

Published Nov 5, 2020 by Isaac Johnson

A topic that has come up a few times lately, in regards to YAML pipelines in Azure DevOps, is how to use Environments for non-containerized workloads.  Most of to whom I speak are pretty comfortabl...

Chef Habitat: Getting started

Chef Habitat: Getting started

Published Oct 29, 2020 by Isaac Johnson

Recently, a colleague asked me about Hashi Waypoint and how it related to Chef Habitat.  While familiar with Chef’s other products, I wasn’t with “Habitat”.  What exactly is Chef Habitat and how do...

VS Code: Bridge to Kubernetes

VS Code: Bridge to Kubernetes

Published Oct 23, 2020 by Isaac Johnson

I was encouraged by a colleague to checkout Microsoft’s “Bridge to Kubernetes”, a Visual Studio/Visual Studio Code extension and pattern for live debugging kubernetes services.  The idea is that yo...

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