Docker-Compose: Intro

Working with containers is a necessity today for developers. You will likely need to work with some kind of storage or interact with some external service, like Solr or Postgres. You can install the required service on your local machine, which comes with the burden of choosing the correct installation, configuration, etc… Nothing too complicated but takes time. Docker and Containers In short, the container is an isolated process on the host machine....

January 8, 2022 · 3 min · rnemet

Pod

..is the smallest deployable unit one can create and manage inside Kubernetes(K8s). A Pod can have one or more running containers, so it is a set of running containers. What is a container? A container image is a binary containing an application you created and all that needs for its running like system and application libraries, configuration files, etc. When you run a container image it becomes container. You can imagine a container image as a software-package but when you run it becomes container....

March 21, 2021 · 6 min · rnemet

Kubernetes in the bottle: k3d and k3s

Everyone wants to play with the Kubernetes(K8s). There are many options from Google, AWS, Heroku, etc. They offer free tiers that anyone can play with. But what if you want to have your K8s. On your laptop, for fun or to learn something new, without any restrictions. What is k3s The K3s is lightweight k8s by the rancher for Linux. K3s is intended to work with low resources and IoT devices....

March 11, 2021 · 5 min · rnemet