Why backup Kubernetes?

This is the second part of a series of articles regarding Kubernetes backups. You can find the first part about Velero tool here. Why Backup Kubernetes? In the previous part I provided a brief overview of the backup & restore tool for Kubernetes called Velero. Now, I would like to talk, why backup your cluster at all? What makes a cluster? A typical production cluster has a three-layer structure. There are Kubernetes components themselves....

December 27, 2021 · 6 min · Yurii Rochniak


What’s Crossplane? Crossplane is an Open Source tool, which allows you to manage Cloud infrastructure as Kubernetes objects. In other words, you can create, modify, and delete AWS cloud assets using only Kubernetes manifests in the same way as with Terraform (or another IaC tool). It also allows you to manage cloud resources in different public clouds using a concept of providers very similarly to Terraform. Therefore, Crossplane allows engineers to manage the whole application lifecycle from a single entry point e....

February 1, 2021 · 9 min · Yurii Rochniak
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Two days with Pulumi

Pulumi is just another Infrastructure as Code tool, yet it’s different from what I’ve seen before. It offers some interesting concepts like usage of the generic purpose programming languages, state tracking, etc. I had some time recently so I decided to play around with it. Here I want to share some thoughts about this tool. In my opinion this is the first IaC tool, which was created for the “Dev” side of “DevOps”....

January 31, 2020 · 7 min · Yurii Rochniak