• GKE On-Prem

    GoogleNEXT2018 Shocker The announcement of GKE On-Prem was a big surprise to me. At Google Next 2018 in San Fransico, Google announced the alpha program for GKE On-Prem. This product is a game changer and puts Google in direct competition with products like OpenShift, Techtonic, and Canonical’s distro of Kubernetes....

  • Kubernetes Engine Demos

    Where’s Waldo For the last three months, my GitHub Contributions scoreboard has been looking like an ugly shade of grey. I had one community managers for Kubernetes reach out and ask if I had been eaten by the all encompasing XYZ. XYZ being her company. Yes I have been working...

  • Update Google Cloud Load Balancer SSL Cert

    Well it is three months since I stated blogging again, and guess what? Time to update the SSL Certificate. Like many other sites chrislovecnm.com is using a free SSL Certificate issued by letsencypt. You have to renew these certificates every three months. This site is hosted on Google Cloud, and...

  • Choosing a CNI Network Provider for Kubernetes

    The Container Network Interface (CNI) is a library definition, and a set of tools under the umbrella of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation project. For more information visit their GitHub project. Kubernetes uses CNI as an interface between network providers and Kubernetes networking. Why Use CNI Kubernetes default networking provider,...

  • Your most important shell alias for Kubernetes

    I have been on a mission as of late to use more shell aliases, and Matt Tucker at the last Kubernetes meetup, in Boulder, reminded me of huge time savers for kubectl/Kubernetes users. Here is the fantastic time saver that needs to be in your shell profile: alias k=kubectl For...

  • Bazel Golang Hello World

    Warning: only use if you have a severe need for speed and want to be more productive. Bazel is seriously amazing. The primary Kubernetes/Kubernetes repository has had Bazel enabled for months, but I had run into problems as far as building with Bazel on my MacBook Pro. The learning curve...

  • kops DevOps for Kubernetes

    kops is an Open Source top level Kubernetes project. Kops is an abbreviation for Kubernetes Operations. From the README in the project: kops helps you create, destroy, upgrade and maintain production-grade, highly available, Kubernetes clusters from the command line. AWS (Amazon Web Services) is currently officially supported, with GCE and...

  • Setting Up Google Cloud To Serve This Blog

    chrislovecnm.com needed an internet home. Using Jekyll creates a static HTML/JS/CSS site, which makes hosting from an Object Store simple. Choices There are a lot of companies out there that offer object stores. I am daily using AWS Cloud and GCE developing kops and Kubernetes. I could have chosen something...

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