Deploying an application on Kubernetes with Rancher

Now that I have a Kubernetes cluster handy, I wanted to get my hands dirty by deploying my first application on it. What else is better than running an application I wrote myself to learn something to double up on the investment? If you want to read up on Short{Paste} , the application I wrote, you may read my blog post on it. App deployment I started by switching from Global to the Local cluster’s Default namespace/project....

July 25, 2021 · 8 min · Adyanth H

Kubernetes Cluster with Rancher on Windows using K3s

While my NUC homelab handled what I considered “production” workloads using docker and compose, I wanted to play around with and learn Kubernetes. I understood most of the bird’s eye view concepts like pods, deployments, and ingress, but without much hands-on, most of it was fleeting. So I decided to put my spare RAM and CPU on my desktop to good use by installing a complete K3s cluster. A good part of my research was provided concisely on an excellent guide by Tom ....

July 24, 2021 · 7 min · Adyanth H

Homelab - Software - Part 3/n - Docker

We have reached the more fascinating parts now, where I spent (still spending) the most time and the one that adds the most value to me. All of these applications are running on docker, set up by docker-compose. There are some obvious choices here that may not be obvious to many of you reading this, such as using Træfik instead of the more predominantly used NPM (Nginx Proxy Manager) ....

June 11, 2021 · 7 min · Adyanth H

Getting Started With Docker

This post is to help in installing docker engine and docker-compose on almost any linux distro (with apt of course). So, without further ado, lets get cracking! Deleting any existing installs Run the command below: 1 sudo apt-get remove docker docker.io containerd runc Setting up your OS Set up the repository Run the commands to install prerequisites. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install \ apt-transport-https \ ca-certificates \ curl \ gnupg-agent \ software-properties-common...

August 2, 2020 · 2 min · Adyanth H