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Creating Awesome Alertmanager Templates for Slack

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Prometheus, Grafana and Alertmanager is the default stack for me when deploying a monitoring system. The Prometheus and Grafana bits are well documented and there exists tons of open source approaches on how to make …


4 months ago
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GitOps Secret Management with Vault, ArgoCD and Tanka

7 min read

Recently I wrote a blog post on how to use Grafana's Tanka with ArgoCD which is my prefered way to write Kubernetes configuration in Jsonnet. However, the post does not go into detail on the …


4 months ago
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Using the Ducky One 2 Mini with Vim

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Due to the keyboard being 60% they've moved the arrow keys to I,J,K,L which seems logical, however if your using Vim this gets confusing as you are using H,J,K,L as arrow keys. The Up arrow …


4 months ago
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GitOps with ArgoCD and Tanka

9 min read

GitOps is becoming the standard of doing continuous delivery. Define your state in Git, automatically update and change the state when pull requests are merged. Within the Kubernetes ecosystem two tools have become very popular …


5 months ago
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Migrating Kubernetes Resources between ArgoCD Applications

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I've been using ArgoCD for a while now, and as time went by I started to splitting my Kubernetes resources into smaller ArgoCD Applications. However, I could not figure out clear guidelines on how to …


5 months ago
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Correlating Continuous Deployments with Application Metrics using Grafana's Github Plugin

5 min read

GitOps is becoming the standard of doing continuous deployments. Define your application state in Git, automatically update and change the state when pull requests are merged. This means that deployments happens continuously, usually multiple times …


8 months ago
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Migrating Kubernetes PersistentVolumes across Regions and AZs on AWS

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Persistent volumes in AWS are tied to one Availability Zone(AZ), therefore if you were to create a cluster in an AZ where the volume is not created in you would not be able to use …


10 months ago
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Creating a Low Cost Managed Kubernetes Cluster for Personal Development using Terraform

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Kubernetes is an open-source system that's popular amongst developers. It automatically deploys, scales, and manages containerized applications. Yet for those working outside of the traditional startup or corporate setting, Kubernetes can be CPU and memory-intensive, …


10 months ago Popular post!
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Quick, Pretty and Easy Maintenance Page using Cloudflare Workers & Terraform

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Maintenance pages are a neat way to inform your users that there are operational changes that require downtime. Cloudflare Workers allows you to execute Javascript and serve HTML close to your users and when Cloudflare …


10 months ago
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Github's Awesome Repository Traffic Analytics

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As someone that loves all types of metrics I was really glad to have discovered Github's traffic analytics. They've been around for a while, but I never knew about them and I wanted to share …