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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. …

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 …