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A guide to vSphere with Tanzu Kubernetes – Day 2 Operations for the VI Admin

Intro This blog post is an accompaniment to the session “vSphere with Tanzu Kubernetes – Day 2 Operations for the VI Admin” created by myself and Simon Conyard, with special thanks to the VMware LiveFire Team for allowing us access to their lab environments to create the technical demo recordings. You can see the full … Continue reading A guide to vSphere with Tanzu Kubernetes – Day 2 Operations for the VI Admin

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How to fix in Kubernetes – Deleting a PVC stuck in status “Terminating”

The Issue Whilst working on a Kubernetes demo for a customer, I was cleaning up my environment and deleting persistent volume claims (PVC) that were no longer need. I noticed that one PVC was stuck in “terminating” status for quite a while. Note: I am using the OC commands in place of kubectl due to … Continue reading How to fix in Kubernetes – Deleting a PVC stuck in status “Terminating”

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Kubernetes command line: tips and tricks

In this blog post, I have collected together a number of tips, tricks and snippets I’ve learned along the away whilst learning Kubernetes. – Configure tab completion – Selecting all namespaces in commands – Restarting nodes – Setting default storage class – Resource usage – Delete pods that are stuck terminating – Using the watch … Continue reading Kubernetes command line: tips and tricks

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Kubernetes basics – kubeadm token create –print-join-command

Recently I’ve been using the fantastic resources to start learning Kubernetes (it’s the next big thing don’t you know). The course I’ve been following; Kubernetes Essentials by Will Boyd When running the command below, I lost connectivity to my master, which means I missed the print out of my join command to run on my … Continue reading Kubernetes basics – kubeadm token create –print-join-command

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VMware Tanzu Mission Control – Using the Data Protection feature for backups and restores

In this blog post we will cover the following topics – Data Protection Overview – Create a AWS Data Protection Credential – Enable Data Protection on a Cluster – Running a backup manually or via an automatic schedule – Restoring your data The follow up blog posts are; – Tanzu Mission Control – – Getting … Continue reading VMware Tanzu Mission Control – Using the Data Protection feature for backups and restores