Dockerizing an existing application and deploying it in a Kubernetes Cluster via Rancher to achieve better scalability and cost minimization. Load Testing with Artillery, Monitoring with Prometheus & Grafana and GitHub Actions for CI/CD were used in the process.
Don’t you find it annoying not to be able to manage all your Kubernetes clusters at a glance? Ranger 2.0 offers an ideal solution. The following article is less a scientific post than a how-to guide to creating a new Kubernetes cluster with custom nodes in Ranger 2.0. But before we drift into the practical […]
This blog post shows how a plain Kubernetes cluster is automatically created and configured on three arm64 devices using an orchestration tool called Ansible. The main focus relies on Ansible; other components that set up and configure the cluster are Docker, Kubernetes, Helm, NGINX, Metrics Server and Kubernetes Dashboard. Individual steps are covered more or […]
This is part two of our series on how we designed and implemented a scalable, highly-available and fault-tolerant microservice-based Image Editor. This part depicts how we went from a basic Docker Compose setup to running our application on our own »bare-metal« Kubernetes cluster.