Running Kubernetes on Gitlab CI
Running a Kubernetes cluster in your Gitlab CI jobs

When you work on infrastructure, develop helm charts or simply want you run your tests in a more production like environment, running Kubernetes on your Gitlab CI may a good fit for you. Luckily, it’s only a little bit of configuration to set-up!

Kubernetes Gitlab CI k3s kind
ModSecurity with ingress-nginx
Making use of ModSecurity WAF in the ingress-nginx

This post is about enabling the ModSecurity feature for ingress-nginx in practice.

ModSecurity is an open source web application firewall (WAF). It can help you provide an additional layer of security in front of your application. I will leave the the what and how on usnig a WAF for others to talk about (there quite a few good blog posts available on the web on this topic), and this post will soley focus on enabling the functionality in ingress-nginx.

Kubernetes Nginx Security WAF
Setting up Linkerd
Installing Linkerd2 into an existing Kubernetes Cluster

One awesome tool that I got to learn a great deal more about during KubeCon EU is Linkerd 2. It’s simple to use and looks really promising. This post is about setting it up and the things I encountered during that process.

Kubernetes Linkerd Service Mesh
Distributed storage on Kubernetes using Rook
Solving state using rook

The past few months I’ve heavily invested into learning Kubernetes. So far, I’ve loved every part of it. At work I am constraint at the environments we run our systems in. We’re not able to move to the public cloud for various reasons, and do not have any persistent storage available through an API that can be easily mounted and controlled using a storage plugin / driver. So I started browsing around.

Kubernetes Rook Storage