Persistent Storage with Red Hat OpenShift on VMware

March 12, 2019

This article is a technical summary with my experience of the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (OCP). Starting with this article, I publish some stats, thoughts about the creative writing process. I got involved in a sophisticated storage problem with OpenShift. Under the hood, it is Kubernetes trying to allocate persistent storage from the VMware infrastructure. Understanding and troubleshooting the problems was a challenge.

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DRY Kubernetes with Helm

May 4, 2018

One of the coolest facets of Kubernetes is the declarative deployment descriptors. You describe what the system should look like and Kubernetes makes it happen. One of the worst facets of Kubernetes is the declarative deployment descriptors... A typical system constructed of micro-services will consist of dozens of configuration files, most of which will be virtually identical to all others. This post will explain how to manage these configuration files in a DRY (do not repeat yourself) way using Helm.

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