Oops… I nuked my cluster!

Unfortunately, it has been a very hectic week in a very busy year! I did the wrong decision to refresh my Kubernetes cluster during the weekend. Some unexpected issues coupled with me being extremely tired and I managed to nuke my entire cluster of machines included the backups. No idea how I managed as it … Read more

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

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

Install Jenkins on CentOS 7

Install Jenkins in few steps on CentOS 7. Java is a pre-requisite for your Jenkins installation. If you don’t have it, go ahead and install it. Note that Jenkins is incompatible with the GCJ version of Java. Best options are OpenJDK and the official one. Happiness! You should be able to access Jenkins GUI on … Read more