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How to Create Google Kubernetes Engine Autopilot

John C TaylorNovember 17th 2021, 1:33
The GKE Autopilot comes in handy if you want to run your applications on Kubernetes but would not wish to manage the nodes, images, node pools, networking, alongside a host of operational components of the typical Kubernetes cluster. It technically lets you run your applications on Kubernetes but without worrying...
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How to use HTTP(S) Load Balancers to Set Up Multi-Ingress Clusters

John C TaylorNovember 17th 2021, 1:31
Your web application uses GCKE clusters to operate efficiently but these clusters are spread across a variety of regions. You need a way to reliably direct users’ traffic to the nearest cluster to their geographical location. The best way to achieve this is with a single HTTP(S) load balancer such...
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How to Resize a Google Kubernetes Engine Cluster

John C TaylorNovember 17th 2021, 1:29
To make sure the clusters you launch on Kubernetes always perform optimally, take a moment to check their node numbers. If necessary, redistribute some nodes to spread the load evenly between clusters and better support your browsing habits. Prerequisites Activate Kubernetes Engine API Make sure your cluster is active before...
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How to use locust for load testing

John C TaylorNovember 6th 2021, 4:56
Locust provides a quick and easy way to perform distributed load tests on VMs and other applications. Unlike with some other load testing tools, users can monitor the process and identify bottlenecks or other weaknesses as they happen. Plus, Locust is compatible with all major architectures and server infrastructures. Step...
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How to Make use of a MongoDB Database with the StatefulSets on Google Kubernetes Engine

John C TaylorSeptember 15th 2021, 11:55
You wish to run the MongoDB on the Google Cloud Kubernetes Engine that demands access to the persistent disk. Given that MongoDB demands a persistent disk, you should deploy it as a stateful application. This demands that you make use of the StateFulSet controller to roll out the MongoDB for...
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How to Create a Regional Cluster on Google Kubernetes Engine

John C TaylorSeptember 15th 2021, 11:39
You intend to run an application on the Kubernetes but want this to happen across two or more zones within a region. You cherish the availability of your applications over and above the flexibility that may often pop up with a zonal Kubernetes cluster. Run this application in the regional...
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How to Create a Zonal Cluster on Google Kubernetes Engine

John C TaylorSeptember 15th 2021, 11:29
If you want to run an application on Kubernetes within a single zone or region, you have to create and upgrade the cluster quickly. For this to happen, you have to care less about the availability and the placements of clusters closer to the likely users. Run your application on...
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How to Backup Google Cloud Virtual Machine

John C TaylorSeptember 10th 2021, 9:02
A Linux machine running on the Compute Engine is a critical application to your business. You hence want to tackle the backups of the persistent disks that are apportioned to the virtual machines as a way of recovering them in case anything goes wrong. By use of the persistent disk...
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How to Use the GCP's VM manager to manage patch

John C TaylorSeptember 10th 2021, 8:54
Just if you host your virtual machine on the Compute Engine and are in need of a method to patch all the operating systems at a go, you might attempt the OS patch management with the VM manager. This combination helps to create a patch job that patches your fleet...
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How to Deploy Containers to Managed Instance Groups

John C TaylorSeptember 8th 2021, 3:16
You need your applications to operate as managed containers. You want your NGINX web server to function as a container via the Cloud Compute Engine. With this method, you can achieve it and benefit from the perks (autoscaling, rolling updates, etc) provided by open-source systems like Kubernetes. First, you need...
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