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Kubernetes April 14, 2020 Mistakes to Avoid when Configuring a Kubernetes Cluster

Kubernetes, the open-source container-orchestration platform. As organizations accelerate their use of containers and Kubernetes and move their application development and deployment to cloud platforms, preventing avoidable misconfigurations in their environment becomes increasingly crucial. We have hand-picked the top-5 mistakes you can make when configuring a Kubernetes Cluster. These are based on our own experience on …

Kubernetes April 5, 2020 Elastic Search Curator to clear old logs/indices using Helm Chart

What is Elasticsearch Curator? Curator is a tool from Elastic (the company behind Elasticsearch) to help manage your Elasticsearch cluster. You can create, backup, and delete some indices, Curator helps make this process automated and repeatable. Curator is written in Python, so it is well supported by almost all operating systems. It can easily manage the …

Kubernetes April 2, 2020 A Developers Guide to Kubernetes

This is an exhaustive Kubernetes developers guide which gives an overview of Kubernetes, Kubernetes Architecture, Features of Kubernetes, and Components of Kubernetes. This K8s guide explains why Kubernetes is popular among developers as more companies are electing to use Kubernetes for Container Orchestration and Workload Management, Dev/Ops Engineers, Engineering Managers, and Software Developers are all …

AWS Kubernetes March 31, 2020 AWS EKS vs KOPS – What to choose?

What is AWS EKS? AWS EKS is an acronym given by Amazon for “Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes”. It allows you to have a Kubernetes environment on the AWS platform. It is highly available, scalable and secure Kubernetes Service. EKS fully manages the Kubernetes control plane but the disadvantage is that you are unable …

Kubernetes Kubernetes tutorial March 29, 2020 Pushing K8s Cluster Logs to S3 Bucket using Fluentd

Storing logs on Elastic search can be very costly, both, in terms of cost as well as in terms of time when you’re trying to retrieve them back. So, in order to save cost, we started sending our Kubernetes cluster logs to AWS S3 bucket, where we would store them till 6 months while keeping …

Kubernetes tutorial March 12, 2020 Creating a Production grade EKS Cluster using EKSCTL

What Is EKSCTL? EKSCTL almost automates much of our experience of creating EKS Cluster. EKSCTL is written in Go and makes use of AWS service, CloudFormation. It is the official CLI for Amazon EKS. The current version of eksctl allows you to create a number of clusters, list those, and delete them as well. Amazon …

Kubernetes February 28, 2020 Why DevOps Engineers so Obsessed with Kubernetes and so are we?

Kubernetes is nothing we can’t achieve with a bunch of well-written scripts compiled together on top of VMWare – you must have heard people saying this. Then why are we so obsessed about Kubernetes and so is the DevOps? When we look at the Kubernetes adoption, we see that it has grown exponentially and is …

Kubernetes tutorial January 30, 2020 Rotating Helm TLS keys on a Kubernetes Cluster

Helm is the most widely used application package manager for Kubernetes. It allows describing the structure of application through helm-charts and lets one easily manage the installed applications with simple commands. Since Helm works on the server-client model, it is always recommended to encrypt the connection using TLS keys for security purposes. Sometimes, these TLS …

Release Notes December 24, 2019 Devtron Release Notes – December 2019

Ho ho ho Fellas This Christmas, we are rolling out a host of compelling features for you to harness the power of Kubernetes. Here’s a sneak peek into the features released across December 2019. Global Configurations1. Access Controls: Super admins can now give Project and App level access to other colleagues in their organization. Control what level …

Release Notes November 29, 2019 Devtron Release Notes – November 2019

Hi folks, This Thanksgiving we are adding some important features to the Devtron tool to make your life even more easier (Safely assuming we’ve already made it a lot easier). Here’s a sneak peek of the features being released.  Charts You can now deploy all the stable and incubator helm charts (like postgres, kafka, elastic-stack, mysql …