Discover how to extract all the information available to inject it into your pods Kubernetes Metadata is how you will access some of the information from your pods in your application at runtime. When you are moving from a traditional kind of development to a cloud-native one, you usually need to access some out-of-the-box information […]
Discovering The Truth Behind Kubernetes Secrets
We have been talking recently about ConfigMap being one of the objects to store a different configuration for Kubernetes based-workloads. But what happens with sensitive data? This is an interesting question, and the initial answer from the Kubernetes platform was to provide a Secrets object. Based on its definition from the Kubernetes official website, they […]
Why You Should Empower ConfigMaps in Your Kubernetes Deployments?
ConfigMaps is one of the most known and, at the same time, less used objects in the Kubernetes ecosystem. It is one of the primary objects that has been there from the beginning, even if we tried so many other ways to implement a Config Management solution (such as Consul, Spring Cloud Config, and others). […]
How To Improve Your Chances To Master Your Kubernetes Certification (CKAD) Exam?
Learn From My Own Experience To Clear Your Kubernetes Certification Exam But I would also like to provide some practical advice based on my own experience if this can help anyone else going through the same process. I know there are a lot of similar articles, and most of them are worth it because each […]
My Take On the Kubernetes Certification (CKAD)
My Experience and Feelings After Clearing the Certified Kubernetes Application Developer Last week I cleared the Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) certification with a 95/100 score, and it was more difficult than it sounds even though this is the easiest of the Kubernetes certifications, the way the exam is designed and the skills that are […]
From Docker Desktop to Rancher Desktop: Quick and Simple
As most of you already know, the 31st of January is the last day to use Docker Desktop without applying the new licensing model that pretty much generates a cost for any company usage. Of course, it is still free to use for open-source and small companies, but it is better to meet the requirements […]
Untangling Reclaim Policies for Persistent Volume in Kubernetes
Discover how the policy can affect how your data is managed inside Kubernetes Cluster Photo by benjamin lehman on Unsplash As you know, everything is fine on Kubernetes until you face a stateful workload and you need to manage its data. All the powerful capabilities that Kubernetes brings to the game face many challenges when we […]
Why is the Prometheus Agent Mode So Great?
Prometheus has included a new capability in the 2.32.0 release to optimize the single pane of glass approach Photo by Chris Liverani on Unsplash From the new upcoming release of Prometheus v2.32.0, we will have an important new feature at our disposal: the Agent Mode. And there is a fantastic blog post announcing this feature from our […]
How To Set Up an Openshift Local Cluster ?
Learn how you can use CodeReady Containers to set up the latest version of Openshift Local just on your computer. Photo by pawel szvmanski on Unsplash At this time, we all know that the default deployment mode for any application we would like to launch will be a container-based platform and, especially, it will be a […]
Kubernetes Advanced Topics: Init Containers
Discover how Init Containers can provide additional capabilities to your workloads in Kubernetes Photo by Rinson Chory on Unsplash There are a lot of new challenges that come with the new development pattern in a much more distributed and collaborative way, and how we manage the dependencies is crucial to our success. Kubernetes and dedicated distributions […]