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Implement a Nginx ingress controller and Cert-manager to Kubernetes

Introduction I am going to describe how to implement a Nginx ingress controller and cert manager (+clusterissuer) in a (Hetznercloud) Kubernetes cluster. Briefly what both terms mean and do: Ingress controller An Ingress controller is a specialized load balancer for Kubernetes (and other containerized) environments. For many enterprises, moving production workloads into Kubernetes brings additional challenges and complexities around application traffic management. An Ingress controller abstracts away the complexity of Kubernetes application traffic routing and provides a bridge between Kubernetes services and external ones....

January 1, 2022 · 8 min · Ivo

Create a fully k3s Kubernetes cluster in minutes

Introduction In this article I describe how you can create a complete and production ready K3s Kubernetes cluster in Hetzner cloud in a few minutes. To do this we use the Vitobotta way as mentioned here: Short step-by-step plan We first create a config (as desired), which we pass with the Docker image. Next, the resources that you defined in the config are created in Hetzner cloud via the Hetzner API....

December 4, 2021 · 4 min · Ivo