As per the official github link kubewatch is a Kubernetes watcher that publishes notifications to Slack/hipchat/mattermost/flock channels. It watches the cluster for resource changes and notifies them through webhooks.

Basically kubewatch looks for events like pod/deployment/confimap creation/deletion and sends notification to selected channels like

  • slack
  • hipchat
  • mattermost
  • flock
  • webhook
  • smtp

Installation

Helm is a package manager for Kubernetes. Similar to yum but for Kubernetes. It bundles all related manifests(such as deployment, service, etc.) into a chart. When installing chart, helm creates a release. The helm’s benefits it provide templating, repeatability, reliability, multiple environments, and ease of collaboration.

Installing Helm

Helm now…

What is k9s?

As per official documentation K9s is a terminal-based UI to interact with your Kubernetes clusters. K9s is an open-source project and is written in GO language. The way it works, it continuously monitors your Kubernetes cluster for any changes and provides a shortcut command to interact with Kubernetes resources.

Installing

Installation…

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What is MetalLB?

As per official documentation

MetalLB is a load-balancer implementation for bare metal Kubernetes clusters, using standard routing protocols.

Now the question is, why do we need it?

In cases where you are deploying your Kubernetes Cluster outside Cloud solutions(AWS, GCP), you need a way to…

kind is a tool for running local Kubernetes clusters using Docker container “nodes”. kind was primarily designed for testing Kubernetes itself, but may be used for local development or CI.

Kind stands for Kubernetes in Docker. It uses Docker container to run Kubernetes nodes.

  • Supports Multi-node
  • HA Control plane
  • You…

Chaos Engineering is one field which always draw my attention. I came to know about after I heard about Netflix Simian Army toolkit ​​https://github.com/Netflix/SimianArmy . At initial glance, it’s hard to believe that someone that someone using Chaos tool in production which can randomly shutdown any production server(chaos monkey). Later…

WARNING: Before reading this doc :-) :-)

1: As everyone needs to sign NDA with CNCF, I can’t tell you the exact question asked during the exam neither I have GB of memory, but I can give you the pointer what to expect in the exam

2: As we all…

Prashant Lakhera

AWS Community Builder, Ex-Redhat, Author, Blogger, YouTuber, RHCA, RHCDS, RHCE, Docker Certified,4XAWS, CCNA, MCP, Certified Jenkins, Terraform Certified, 1XGCP

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