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AWS Kubernetes July 6, 2020 Setting up custom DNS routing on EKS Cluster

Our one of the third party API URL was failing to resolve, so we figured out the solution to route through Google Public DNS, thus changing the routing of a particular domain from EKS Default DNS ( 10.100.0.10 ) to resolve using Google Public DNS.We used 8.8.8.8, the primary DNS server for Google DNS, in …

Kubernetes July 3, 2020 Migrating to Kuberenetes? Advantages Vs Dis-advantages a CTO must know

Since its version 1.0 release in 2015, Kubernetes has captured the imagination of devops. As per the CNCF cloud native survey in 2019, 78% of the respondents were using kubernetes in production. Gartner predicts that by 2023, more than 70 percent of global organizations will be running more than two containerized applications in production, up …

DevOps Kubernetes June 23, 2020 Configuring Requests and Limits in Kubernetes Deployments

While reviewing Kubernetes Infrastructures of various organizations, I have discovered that Container Resources (Requests and Limits) are often misconfigured resulting in node failures and Kubernetes Cluster becoming unstable. It’s very important to allocate optimum resources to your deployments in order to guarantee stability and SLA of your deployments. Requests (Guaranteed Resources) Requests are guaranteed resources …

DevOps June 19, 2020 How to overcome Top DevOps challenges in the time of Covid-19

As we are getting used to the new normal forced upon us by COVID-19, we decided to analyze its impact on companies and how that has changed priorities for devops team. Firstly, companies have to live with uncertainty which means cash conservation is important and so is quick pivot. Secondly, companies are going remote which …

AWS May 18, 2020 AWS Cost Optimization Parameters and Metrics Part 1 – An Overview

The Accelerate State of the DevOps report 2019 found that elite performers were 24 times more likely than low performers to have met essential cloud characteristics. One of the characteristics is Measured Service – Cloud systems automatically control, optimize, and report resource use based on the type of service such as storage, processing, bandwidth, and …

Kubernetes May 15, 2020 Benefits of migrating to Microservices architecture

What is Microservice Architecture? Microservices Architecture allows developers to create separate components of application through building an application from a component of small services. Each of these services is built individually and deployed separately. Each service is flexible, robust, comparable and complete. They run as an autonomous process and communicate with each other through APIs. …

Kubernetes tutorial May 14, 2020 Configuring Kubernetes HPA on a K8s Cluster

Horizontal Pod Scaler Horizontal Pod Scaler automatically scales the number of pods in a replication controller, deployment, replica set or stateful set based on observed CPU utilization. This blog will explain how you configure HPA (Horizontal Pod Scaler) on a Kubernetes Cluster. Prerequisites to Configure K8s HPA Ensure that you have a running Kubernetes Cluster …

Kubernetes May 13, 2020 Understanding Kubernetes Nodes

Kubernetes is becoming the new standard for deploying and managing the software in Cloud because of the wide number of features that Kubernetes provide such as automated rolling and rollback of deployments, storage orchestration, automating bin packing, self-healing, management of secrets and configuration files and many more. This blog post will give you a high-level …

Kubernetes Kubernetes tutorial May 12, 2020 Mistakes to Avoid when Deploying on a Kubernetes Cluster

Kubernetes is one of the highest development velocity projects in the history of open source. In this post, we have explored some useful techniques to improve the high-availability Kubernetes deployments. We have explored five common mistakes to avoid when working with Kubernetes. 1.) Moving Kubernetes into Production too Quickly There can be many significant differences …

Kubernetes May 11, 2020 What you should know about Helm 3

Helm 3 is a major release that has been out for some time now. Community maintaining helm has done a great job of explaining differences between helm 2 and helm 3 and you can read them here. In this article, we are going to cover the most important changes according to us and their benefits. …

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