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

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

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

Setup an Nginx Maintenance Page

Nginx grows in popularity day by day. Its solid performance and ease of setup make it a perfect tool to proxy traffic to your backend. In this article I will describe how you can configure a maintenance page that will be shown automatically every time you re-deploy or possibly your backend goes belly up. If … 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

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