The secret recipe of successful Agile and DevOps

For years, I wanted to write about my take on Agile and DevOps. I never did because I feel there is no value in expressing an opinion if it’s not backed by facts. Today, I am finally in the position of sharing my opinion after having tried and tested successfully Agile and DevOps. I am … Read more The secret recipe of successful Agile and DevOps

Install WordPress on Kubernetes

WordPress is without doubt the leading content management tool on the internet. It’s simple to use and it has an endless set of features and plugins. However, its setup and upgrade are not always straightforward. Today, I will teach you how to run it in just few minutes on a Kubernetes cluster. I will also … Read more Install WordPress on Kubernetes

Enable X-Forwarded-* Headers in Kubernetes Nginx Ingress Controller

If you experienced some issues with your application not redirecting to HTTPs or the correct host on Kubernetes, you are not alone. While refreshing some clusters, I started experiencing this issue as well. I immediately checked the configuration of my Load Balancer but it looked perfectly fine. After digging through the stack, I realized the … Read more Enable X-Forwarded-* Headers in Kubernetes Nginx Ingress Controller

Continuous Delivery with GitLab and Kubernetes

Today I will just link an article I wrote for GitLab which received quite some positive feedback. It is a new approach I took for Continuous Delivery where I leverage the GitLab tools to create and manage my pipeline. I believe this is a superior and less costly approach to building the pipeline piece by … Read more Continuous Delivery with GitLab and Kubernetes

Create a Kubernetes cluster on CentOS 7

Kubernetes is an open source system developed by Google which automates deployment, operations and scaling of containerized applications. It is a holistic solution for automated delivery offering a wide range of critical features like automatic binpacking, self-healing, auto-scaling, service registry, software load-balancing, automated rollouts, automated rollbacks, secret and configuration management, storage orchestration and batch execution. … Read more Create a Kubernetes cluster on CentOS 7

Package a Spring Boot application into a Docker container

In this article, I will describe how we can easily package our Spring Boot Java Application into a Docker container using the docker-maven-plugin The reason why we favor containers in our Continuous Delivery (CD) prototyping is that they offer greater isolation than Virtual Machines (VMs). When the number of applications deployed on a VM grows, … Read more Package a Spring Boot application into a Docker container

Install UnrealIRCd Server on CentOS 7

In this article we will install UnrealIRCd on a CentOS 7 machine. UnrealIRC is the most popular IRC server. It is written in C and it is open source. User Setup and Download Compilation It is safe to leave everything to default. However take your time during the process to get accustomed to configuration options. … Read more Install UnrealIRCd Server on CentOS 7