How to Build Software Like an SRE

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    Not to be confused with the _other_ “Dapper” that .NET folks may be familiar with! [1]


  • helmfile

    Deploy Kubernetes Helm Charts

    I agree; helm is too declarative.

    Whenever I can, I use helmfile[0] for storing variables for helm since it does add a declarative layer on top of helm.

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    The Kubernetes Package Manager

    About the namespace, I usually modify it manually if it’s a few files, otherwise use some post processing like

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