What is in a Longhorn volume?

Do you know? Well, before today, neither did I. I’m pretty late to Kubernetes. I heard about it many hears ago, but unfortunately, I had no need to use it at home or at work. Even today, there is no workload that requires me to use a Kubernetes cluster. However, I think I need to learn about it now, as they say “Better late than never”. Today, I need to access a persistent volume claim (PVC) so taht I can rsync data from a backup to it....

October 15, 2023 · 2 min · 258 words · kenno

Installing Ingress-Nginx Controller with Helm

In my previous post, I showed how to install helm CLI on a server/instance running AlmaLinux 9. Now, I will share how to use helm to install the Ingress-Nginx Controller for a Kubernetes cluster. We install a package known as “chart” from a Helm repository. Initially, there is no repo, and can be seen below: $ helm repo list Error: no repositories to show In order to install Ingress-Nginx Controller, I first need to add a new repository....

September 26, 2023 · 2 min · 374 words · kenno

Installing HELM Cli on AlmaLinux 9

Recently, I decided to pick up learning Kubernetes again after completely being absent from this world for many years. In this post, I’ll document how to install Helm CLI on AlmaLinx 9. Helm is like a package manager for Kubernetes. Helm CLI can be installed on your local machine, it does not to be installed on the Kubenetes node. However, in order to interact with your Kubernetes cluster, you’ll need to also have kubectl command as well as properly configured it to interact with your Kubernetes cluster....

September 26, 2023 · 1 min · 206 words · kenno