K8s: Vanilla All the Way

K8s: Vanilla All the Way

Note: All the solutions shipped with the Vanilla Stack (Rook, Cloud Foundry, OpenStack, and many other tools) are running as Pods in the ... In this article, which is mainly a presentation of the stack, we will quickly go through the installation process showing the different options available.

A first look into the Vanilla Stack, a new open-source-only, cloud-native stack based on Kubernetes

A couple of weeks ago, I stumbled upon the Vanilla Stack, a technology stack based on Kubernetes and embedding many great open source components. In this article, which is mainly a presentation of the stack, we will quickly go through the installation process showing the different options available.

Vanilla Stack — A Gentle Introduction

The Vanilla Stack can be defined as a Kubernetes cluster shipped with many open source components.

Among the different solutions provided out of the box are:

  • Rook to manage distributed storage (filesystem, block, object)
  • OpenStack offering infrastructure as a service (IaaS)
  • Cloud Foundry offering a platform as a service (PaaS)

The following schema, from the official documentation, illustrates the global architecture of the stack.

diagram of overall architecture

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