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Getting Started With Kubernetes

In this blog post, the first in a series, we will be taking a look at Kubernetes. More specifically the differences between Local setups and setups on a cloud provider like AWS and Digital Ocean. We will take a look at how to spin up a basic cluster on both Local and Cloud.

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Introduction to Ansible

In this blog post, I’m going to introduce you to Ansible, an open-source software provisioning, configuration management, and application-deployment tool enabling infrastructure as code. I’ll cover what Ansible is, what it can do, and how you can start using it today. I have also linked my accompanying webinar in this post to help you get started!

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Introduction to Terraform

In this blog post, I’m going to introduce you to Terraform which is a declarative, infrastructure as code developed by HashiCorp. I’ll cover what Terraform is, what it can do, and how you can start using it today. I’ll also have an accompanying webinar where I’ll walk you through getting started with Terraform so be on the lookout for that!

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Cloud Functions for Firebase

Google Cloud Functions is a compute solution for developers to create single-purpose, stand-alone functions that respond to cloud events without the need to manage a server or runtime environment, this is why Cloud Functions are considered serverless architecture.

Cloud Functions for Firebase provides a way to extend the behavior of Firebase and integrate Firebase features through the addition of server-side code. It is a joint product between the Google Cloud Platform team and the Firebase team.

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Wiki.js On DO

Wiki.js On DigitalOcean

Wiki.js is a powerful and extensible open-source Wiki software. Running Wiki.js on Digital Ocean containerized allows auto-updates, the ability to adjust capacity to maintain steady, predictable performance at the lowest possible cost, and 1-click installation to name a few advantages.

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