Using MetalLB with the Unifi USG for in-home Kubernetes LoadBalancer Services
In a recent post, I detailed how to use Layer2 advertisements with MetalLB to simulate internal LoadBalancers for Kubernetes.
A New Open Source Tool
Almost a year ago I started working for Pivotal on their Kubernetes distribution, PKS (Pivotal Container Services).
Mac Browser Shootout
I wanted to see which modern browser was the fastest on my Mac laptop, but I don’t trust out of date benchmarks posted by CNET, and I run beta browsers with a bunch of plugins enabled…some of which can impact performance (like ad blockers).
Kubernetes NFS on Synology
In my ongoing quest to pretend that my Kubernetes homelab resembles a real datacenter, I’ve set up automated DNS and even a software LoadBalancer.
BOSH Addon for ScaleIO on PKS
Overall, Kubernetes is a stunningly extensible system - you can make it do almost anything you want.
Using Kubernetes ExternalDNS & MetalLB with a Home/Bare Metal K8S: Part 2
In my previous post, I described the method I used with MetalLB to expose Kubernetes Services with LoadBalancer stype virtual IPs within my home lab.
Using Kubernetes ExternalDNS & MetalLB with a Home/Bare Metal K8S: Part 1
I run a Kubernetes cluster at home because…..nerd reasons. I love to have a place to experiment with new things outside of my generously provided work labs (GCE and vSphere based).
A Basic Validating Admission Controller Webhook for Kubernetes
I’ve been working recently with a customer that has a couple interesting needs within their Kubernetes clusters:
A Read Only Kubernetes Dashboard
I’ve been working extensively with a new PKS customer recently, and one of the challenges we face is helping newbies understand whats happening in their K8S cluster. One of the best ways to do that is with ‘anchoring’ - giving them something that looks like what they know, so they can start to relate.
I Can No Longer Contain Myself
It’s been about a month since I left Dell.
Goodbye Always Makes My Throat Hurt
“Every new beginning comes from some other beginnings end” — Semisonic
I’ve had some time recently due to a change in circumstances to clean up some parts of my personal life. I’ve started eating better, working out more, and cleaning up my blog.
Fun Stuff in Tokyo
I recently went to Tokyo to present at a Dell EMC Forum and deliver a cloud native training class (which is open source - check it out). I had a truly awesome time, and want to share some of the spots I loved and tips I learned.
A Cloud Foundry Story
A Cloud Foundry Story - Idea to Production in 90 Minutes
A New Stablemate
Last week I noted that I had come to the end of the 3 year lease of my Ford Focus Electric - my first electric car. At the time, I didn’t indicate what replaced it, which is what this post will cover.
End of an Era
No - I’m not leaving Dell 😊.
12 Factors In The Real World
For those of you that don’t know, Reddit is a pretty major site on the internet. They bill themselves as the ‘front page of the Internet’, and they are #25 for traffic globally. They are based in San Francisco and have about 80 employees, the majority of which focus just on keeping the site alive and performing well.
Do Data Breaches Impact Shareholder Value
I had an interesting chat on twitter today with a friend and colleague Wade O’Harrow. He used to be at a bunch of places, but currently leads the SE team for HyTrust, a security company (yes, thats oversimplifying it). He started the exhange with:
Being a VCDX Panelist is Anti Community
I’ve been a VCDX since around Sept 2010, when I passed a VCDX3 series of exams and defense. At that time, and today still, community is one of the most important parts (if not the most important parts) of the program. I know that if I get a request from a fellow VCDX, its probably important and worth considering in its fullest.
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