Posts by: James Hunt

Trick #6 – Label it to Enable it

Ahoy, There! This is just one blog post in an ongoing series about fun things you can do with the Kubernetes CLI, kubectl. We have a whole bunch of these over on our Silly Kubectl Tricks page. Also don’t forget to checkout out the video series on YouTube! The building block of almost all Kubernetes

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Trick #5 – Waiting For Kubernetes

Ahoy, There! This is just one blog post in an ongoing series about fun things you can do with the Kubernetes CLI, kubectl. We have a whole bunch of these over on our Silly Kubectl Tricks page. Also don’t forget to checkout out the video series on YouTube! When you deploy stuff for a living,

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Trick #4 – Getting At Those Logs

Ahoy, There! This is just one blog post in an ongoing series about fun things you can do with the Kubernetes CLI, kubectl. We have a whole bunch of these over on our Silly Kubectl Tricks page. Also don’t forget to checkout out the video series on YouTube! UNIX/Linux system administrators the world over regularly

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The Capable Kernel: An Introduction to Linux Capabilities

Traditionally, Linux separates users and their processes into two different groups: root (user ID 0) and everyone else. Back in 1999, with the 2.2 Linux kernel release, kernel developers started breaking up the privileges of the root user into distinct capabilities, allowing processes to inherit subsets of root’s privilege, without giving away too much. Fast-forward

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Trick #3 – What Do I Have Permissions For?

Ahoy, There! This is just one blog post in an ongoing series about fun things you can do with the Kubernetes CLI, kubectl. We have a whole bunch of these over on our Silly Kubectl Tricks page. Also don’t forget to checkout out the video series on YouTube! Stretching as far back as version 1.8

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Trick #2 – List Running Images

Ahoy, There! This is just one blog post in an ongoing series about fun things you can do with the Kubernetes CLI, kubectl. We have a whole bunch of these over on our Silly Kubectl Tricks page. Also don’t forget to checkout out the video series on YouTube! Running Kubernetes in production means taking inventory.

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Trick #1 – Explain Yourself, Kubernetes!

Ahoy, There! This is just one blog post in an ongoing series about fun things you can do with the Kubernetes CLI, kubectl. We have a whole bunch of these over on our Silly Kubectl Tricks page. Also don’t forget to checkout out the video series on YouTube! To say that Kubernetes uses a bit

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Getting Started with Amazon EKS

Amazon’s Elastic Kubernetes Service, or more commonly, EKS, is a managed Kubernetes cluster offering from the makers of S3, EC2, and Route 53. With a managed Kubernetes cluster, you are responsible for providing (and paying for) worker machines that do all the heavy lifting in Kubernetes: run pods, manage networking, etc. With EKS, Amazon provides

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From the Interns: Introducing SHIELD etcd Plugin

This guest post is brought to you by our four Summer 2019 Interns, Jason Zhou, Naveed Ahmad, Pururva Lakkad, and Sriniketh Varma Dasarraju. We spent the summer over at Stark & Wayne designing and building the etcd plugin for SHIELD. The basic functionalities include backing up data from etcd and then restoring this data to

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