“Kool” Kubernetes Client Tools

When working with k8s, you typically have several clusters and a bunch of namespaces per cluster, the following tools can help you manage the stuff with easy. kubectx + kubens kubectx allows you to change the context between different k8s clusters kubens allows you to change between different namespaces in the current cluster context brew […]


Set Up an Ingress Controller in OKE Cluster

Here a recipe to create a ingresscontroller. Step 1: setting up the nginx ingress controller kubectl apply -f https://raw.githubusercontent.com/kubernetes/ingress-nginx/master/deploy/static/mandatory.yaml Step 2: exposing the ingress as a service of type LoadBalancer (as a public IP) kubectl apply -f https://raw.githubusercontent.com/javiermugueta/rawcontent/master/cloud-generic.yaml Step 3: Execute this command several times until the external-ip appears as non <pending>, grab the IP […]


Creating a Fast&Simple Container for Sending Messages to a Topic in Oracle Event Hub Cloud Service (aka OEHCS, which is a Kafka cluster) and Deploying it to Kubernetes Cluster

The container uses 4 environment variables, you can find a container already built for you here SOURCE CODE OF THE PRODUCER var sleep = require(‘system-sleep’); const oehcs_connect_url = process.env.OEHCS_CONNECTURL const topic_name = process.env.TOPIC_NAME const num_partitions = process.env.NUM_PARTITIONS const message = process.env.MESSAGE var kafka = require(‘kafka-node’), HighLevelProducer = kafka.HighLevelProducer, client = new kafka.KafkaClient({kafkaHost: oehcs_connect_url}), producer = new […]