How to Create a Kubernetes Cluster with K3S

K3S is a light weight kubernetes distribution best suited for dev environments and edge computing. However, this is not to say it is not production ready. In fact, personally, I…

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How to Make Rancher Longhorn Work with MicroK8S

For the last 50 days, I have always wanted to create a Kubernetes Cluster with my storage engine as Longhorn. I use MicroK8S as my Kubernetes distro. I’ll be honest…

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How to successfully start open-iscsi service on Ubuntu 20.04

ISCSI is an protocol that transports block level data across a network, between an ISCSI Initiator (client) and ISCSI target on a storage device. When setting up a Kubernetes Cluster,…

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How to Install Rancher Longhorn on Microk8s, Ubuntu 20.04

Longhorn is a stable open source Kubernetes distributed block storage that can be used in production. Configuring longhorn is not very complicated, but there are a few caveats to consider…

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How to Setup a Single Node Kubernetes Cluster

Kubernetes, also known as K8S, is the most popular container orchestration tool. It is fully open source. Kubernetes allows you to automatically deploy, scale and manage containerized applications. In this…

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How to Create a Highly Available Database Cluster

Downtime can be very expensive and frustrates users. A sure way to prevent downtime is building a cluster for everything in your environment. Ensuring redundancy of various parts of your…

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Architecting for Cost

The cost optimization pillar focuses on avoiding unnecessary costs. The idea is to get the most out of your AWS environment while paying the least for the services that you…

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Architecting for Reliability

The reliability pillar focuses on ensuring that a workload performs its intended function correctly and consistently when it is expected to. Reliability/resiliency is the ability of an application or workload…

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Architecting on AWS

The AWS Well-Architected Framework is meant to help and guide cloud architects to build secure, high-performing, resilient and efficient infrastructure for their applications and workloads. The framework is based on…

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How to Deploy a flask app on Ubuntu 20.04 using Passenger Standalone

On a previous article, we looked at deploying a flask application on Ubuntu 20.04 using Apache and Passenger It is also possible to deploy an application on Passenger alone, without…

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