Flex Volume in AKS

I wanted to start looking at a few modules helping integrate AKS with the rest of Azure. In a past article, we looked at Pod Identity. This time around, we will look at Flex Volume. Flex Volume is an integration between AKS and Key Vault. It allows keys, secrets & certificates (the three main objects … More Flex Volume in AKS

Dynamic disks in AKS

Some workloads running on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) requires persisting state on disk. In general, I recommend to use external PaaS services, i.e. Azure Blob Storage, Azure SQL DB, Azure Cosmos DB, etc. . Those services take care of the stateful nature of the service, manages HA, backups, geo-replication, etc. . Persisting state on disks … More Dynamic disks in AKS

Designing Distributed Systems by Brendan Burns

In this article I wanted to talk about a book I just finished reading. Although its title and scope is around distributed systems in general, Brendan Burns discussion is mostly using containers & Kubernetes. Brendan Burns is currently (as of this writing in November 2018) at Microsoft. He is a cofounder of the Kubernetes project. … More Designing Distributed Systems by Brendan Burns