A quick view of modules in Terraform

Introduction Modules in Terraform are a collection of resources that can be linked or just created individually. When we call a module, we are calling a file with a bunch of resources with some parameters inside, parameters we need either to specify in the resource itself or in another file which stores our variables. Why […]

Kubectl Plugins in just 3 steps

Introduction Many times to fullfill our daily tasks we find ourselves in the situation of having to build our own tools to solve specific problems or situations. In this note I am going to show you how easy it is to create a plugin for kubectl. A plugin is simply an executable program that allows […]

Load and stress web testing with Taurus

Introduction There are plenty of tools to test your web performance, each of them have their pros and cons and besides that you probably will end up choosing whichever you already know and you feel more comfortable with. In this post we would like to write about a tool we have recently known. That is […]

Geko, your DevOps team

Introduction Today we want to talk to you about Geko cloud, what it is and why it was created. Geko was created two and a half years ago by David and José Luis. After years of experience in the Internet sector, they saw the need for a service that would cover the entire life cycle […]

Kubernetes’ Cron Jobs – A deeper look

Introduction Nowadays is more and more common for companies to migrate some parts of their infrastructure —or even the entire company— to the cloud. There are two main approaches: Stay as close as possible to the previous architecture by using VMs, or bet for flexibility/scalability/availability and go for a new perspective by using a container […]

NFS volumes in Docker containers

In many cases we find ourselves using a volume in the docker that is shared from another server via NFS. For this purpose, the docker includes its own NFS driver that will allow us to use this volume directly without having to run it on the host machine. We have different options when using these NFS […]

Black Friday Tips and Tricks

How to get my website ready for Black Friday. As every year, Black Friday arrives to offer the biggest discounts on all kinds of products, more and more stores are jumping on the bandwagon, and this year more than ever, online shopping will be promoted to avoid coronavirus infections. This means that online stores will […]

“Alternative” managed Kubernetes

Introduction We are all familiar with the “big three” offer in managed Kubernetes: EKS, GKE and AKS. But today, apart from the former and a few more who want to play in the same league (Oracle or IBM, for example), there are other less well-known providers that, unable to compete with the service catalog, try […]

How to enable Brotli compression on Ingress-Nginx

Introduction Brotli is a compression method developed by Google and released in 2015. Depending on the scenario, brotli is capable of achieving a compression rate improvement of between 20 and 30% over gzip, which is the ingress-nginx default compression method. ingress-nginx configuration To create the ingress-nginx based on our provider, we can follow the documentation […]

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