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  • How to distribute workloads using Open Cluster Management
    3 projects | | 26 Jan 2024
    To get started, you'll need to install clusteradm and kubectl and start up three Kubernetes clusters. To simplify cluster administration, this article starts up three kind clusters with the following names and purposes:
  • 15 Options To Build A Kubernetes Playground (with Pros and Cons)
    4 projects | | 25 Jan 2024
    Kind: is a tool for running local Kubernetes clusters using Docker container "nodes." It was primarily designed for testing Kubernetes itself but can also be used for local development or continuous integration.
  • Exploring OpenShift with CRC
    2 projects | | 13 Jan 2024
    Fortunately, just as projects like kind and Minikube enable developers to spin up a local Kubernetes environment in no time, CRC, also known as OpenShift Local and a recursive acronym for "CRC - Runs Containers", offers developers a local OpenShift environment by means of a pre-configured VM similar to how Minikube works under the hood.
  • K3s Traefik Ingress - configured for your homelab!
    3 projects | | 15 Dec 2023
    I recently purchased a used Lenovo M900 Think Centre (i7 with 32GB RAM) from eBay to expand my mini-homelab, which was just a single Synology DS218+ plugged into my ISP's router (yuck!). Since I've been spending a big chunk of time at work playing around with Kubernetes, I figured that I'd put my skills to the test and run a k3s node on the new server. While I was familiar with k3s before starting this project, I'd never actually run it before, opting for tools like kind (and minikube before that) to run small test clusters for my local development work.
  • Mykube - simple cli for single node K8S creatiom
    2 projects | /r/devops | 7 Dec 2023
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  • Hacking in kind (Kubernetes in Docker)
    2 projects | | 18 Nov 2023
    Kind allows you to run a Kubernetes cluster inside Docker. This is incredibly useful for developing Helm charts, Operators, or even just testing out different k8s features in a safe way.
  • K3s – Lightweight Kubernetes
    17 projects | | 11 Oct 2023
    If you're just messing around, just use kind ( or minikube if you want VMs ( Both work on ARM-based platforms.

    You can also use k3s; it's hella easy to get started with and it works great.

  • Two approaches to make your APIs more secure
    3 projects | | 29 Aug 2023
    We'll install APIClarity into a Kubernetes cluster to test our API documentation. We're using a Kind cluster for demonstration purposes. Of course, if you have another Kubernetes cluster up and running elsewhere, all steps also work there.
  • observing logs from Kubernetes pods without headaches
    2 projects | /r/kubernetes | 26 Aug 2023
    yes I know there is lens, but it does not allow me to see logs of multiple pods at same time and what is even more important it is not friendly for ephemeral clusters - in my case with help of kind I am recreating whole cluster each time from scratch
  • We moved our Cloud operations to a Kubernetes Operator
    3 projects | | 15 Aug 2023
    Unit tests were written against an in-memory Kubernetes API server using the controller-runtime/pkg/envtest library. Envtest allowed us to iterate quickly since we could run tests against a fresh API cluster that started up in around 5 seconds instead of having to spin up a new cluster every time we wanted to run a test suite. Even existing micro-cluster tools like Kind could not get us that level of performance. Since envtest is also not packaged with any controllers, we could also set our test cluster to a specific state and be sure that this state would not be modified unless we explicitly did so in our test code. This allowed us to fully test specific edge-cases without having to worry about control plane-level controllers modifying various objects out from underneath us.
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kubernetes-sigs/kind is an open source project licensed under Apache License 2.0 which is an OSI approved license.

The primary programming language of kind is Go.

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