If you are anything like me then you probably hate certificates, you understand why they are required but still hate them with a burning passion..To further my hate for certificates, I ran into an issue today where a cluster’s API certificate had expired which as you could imagine caused a bit of a headache.
In my initial setup I opt’d to use use NFS as my CSI as the lab I was using to play around was still vSphere 6.7u2 which did not meet the minimum requirements for Cloud Native storage. So I decided to spend some time over the weekend and upgrade it to 7.0u2 which was recentlyContinue reading “The Kubernetes Journey – Using VMware as your CSI”
Kasten has released V4 of its Kubernetes backup suite just days after I deployed it in my homelab so I thought I would run through the upgrade process 🙂
In the previous post we mentioned a Kubernetes cluster is made up of a CNI, CSI and a container runtime.We previously went through the process of deploying our container runtime(containerd) and our network interface(calico) and managed to bootstrap the whole setup together forming our functional cluster, Awesome! Continuing with our learning here as always I’mContinue reading “The Kubernetes Journey – CSI and Kasten Backups”
Looking at how IT is changing it is undeniable that containers has become the latest hot topic and rightfully so, arguably becoming the next step in the virtualization lifecycle, Not that it should be viewed as a replacement for VMs, in fact i think we will be seeing containers and VMs living side by sideContinue reading “The Kubernetes Journey – Setup”