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Cloud, Docker, Helm, Kubernetes, Ops

FLUENT 

Are you sick of going into a Kubernetes cluster to look at the logs of an application? Do you want a clear overview of the access logs over several pods? Use these tools for a fluent log experience. We are going to use fluent-bit, fluentd,…

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CI/CD, Cloud, Micronaut

TRAVIS CI 

Looking for a free and easy way to build your open source projects? Travis CI enables you to build, test and deploy your code in minutes! In this post we will setup a Travis CI build to get you going quickly. For a complete overview…

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Cloud, Micronaut, Ops

HEROKU PLAYGROUND 

Do you want to deploy your applications instantly to a cloud environment? Heroku offers a free account to get you started right away! In this post we set up our Heroku playground and deploy an app. You can read more on all other possibilities of…

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Cloud, Kubernetes, Ops

PROMETHEUS ALERTING 

In an earlier post we saw how to setup a Prometheus instance in our cluster. Here we create alerts on the Prometheus monitoring for when some action is needed on our pods. No need for constant monitoring with Prometheus alerting. For in depth documentation on…

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Cloud, Kubernetes

KUBERNETES INGRESS 

In previous posts on deploying an application to a Kubernetes cluster we used a NodePort to expose the service to the outside world. Kubernetes Ingress is a separate Pod where we can control this exposure via routing, security and rate limiting. In this post we…