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Immutable infrastructure teaches us not to access containers. When things start breaking, however, you'll need to get in and take a look around.…

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If there's one thing that Kubernetes makes easy, it's creating resources – pods, deployments, volumes – before long you'll have tons of them lying around.…

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Ever wanted to tweak the Kubernetes CLI, but don't know someone on one of the core SIGs? This guide will show you how to use the multi-call dispatch of `kubectl` to write your own helper commands!…

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Let's talk about the three different ways you can spin Pods (without just creating Pods, directly) in Kubernetes.…

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Are you tired of copying and pasting those ever-changing Pod names around? You can avoid that by extracting data with JSON Path!…

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Sometimes life gives you lemons. And sometimes, a managed K8s provider gives you a full Kubeconfig. Why not merge them all together? Here's how.…

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It's way too easy to drown in the ocean of objects that is a busy Kubernetes cluster. With this trick, you'll be able to find (and change!) precisely what you want to, when you want to.…

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When you deploy stuff for a living, you find yourself waiting around, a lot. Wait for Terraform. Wait for K8s VMs. Wait for the CNI pods, DNS pods, and kube-proxy pods to be happy. Wait, wait, wait.…

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Logs are the lifeblood of a good diagnostic session. Too few of them and you have no idea what's going wrong. Too many, and you can't see the problem for the errors. Join James in this Kubectl trick as we take a look at Pod log retrieval!…

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