This article is the first of the series and also the only one where we won’t use Flagger yet… this article will walk through how you to run a Kubernetes cluster on your local environment and deploy an application which will be accessible via an Istio gateway.
This series of articles is dedicated to Flagger, a tool that integrates with Kubernetes, the popular container orchestration platform. Flagger enables automated deployments and will be one step closer to a continuous deployment process.This article is the first of the series and also the only one where we won’t use Flagger yet… this article will walk through how you to run a Kubernetes cluster on your local environment and deploy an application which will be accessible via an Istio gateway.
This is a hands-on guide and can be followed step by step on MacOS. It will require some adjustments if you are using a Windows or Linux PC. It is important to note that this article will not go into details and only grasp the concepts & technologies so if you are not familiar with Docker, Kubernetes, Helm or Istio, I strongly advise you to check some documentation yourself before continuing reading.
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Install Docker by installing the Docker Desktop for Mac application, you can refer to the official installation guide. For Windows users, the equivalent application “Docker for Windows” exists.In the next part, we will also use Docker for Mac to set up our local Kubernetes cluster. Note that this tutorial has been tested with Docker for Mac 184.108.40.206 that includes a Kubernetes Cluster in version 1.18.8, this is the latest at the moment of writing.
If you use a different version, technology is moving fast so I cannot guarantee that the commands used in this series will work without any adjustment.
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