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Save Kubernetes Deployment Cost Using Nginx Ingress

Previously I have written about creating a kubernetes cluster on AWS as well as on bare metal servers

Both of these setups require you to expose your application to the public and that comes with cost implications. Let me start with a …

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Setting up Bare-metal Kubernetes From Scratch - Easy Way [Part 1]

With the rise of cloud native applications and adoption of agile software delivery methodology that require continued update of features, companies are faced with a challenging task or optimizing software delivery and management of processes. This is one of the core reasons for the growth of containerization technology. Containers help software run reliably when moved from one computing environment to another. This can be from the development environment to production …

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Creating & Managing Kubernetes Secrets in Production

For my first technical blog in 2019, I will focus on kubernetes secrets having spent a lot of time trying to deploy a production application that uses sensitive keys that cannot not be hard coded in the code as clear text. Kubernetes offers you ways of managing your production-grade secrets (sensitive data such as tokens, keys, passwords, etc.) in a seamless manner regardless of the environment your application is running …

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CI/CD Easy Way With GitLab

As a DevOps specialist I often struggle a lot with using some DevOps tools especially for the first time and end up spending tons of time trying to make things work. I also relish using awesome tutorials and guides that have been developed by other open source content creators to make my/our work easier. In that spirit I also enjoy creating content on things I learn that I believe will be useful to someone else out there. Find my other blogs on CI/CD with Jenkins

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How to Lose All Your Stubborn Belly Fat- Finale

I set myself on a 8 weeks mission to lose as much fat as possible while trying to maintain maximum muscle mass. However this took longer than the initial plan because of injuries, travelling and I didn’t achieve the level of leanness I wanted by 8th week. I therefore added 4 more weeks 3 of which I went very intense. If you missed the first introductory blog on this topic check it up here

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Migrating a Microsoft Stack from a local VM to Microsoft Azure (Part II)

Emmanuel started a blog series highlighting the process of migrating a Microsoft Stack from a local VM to Microsoft Azure as well as the experience we had. If you missed that find it here.

In this blog I will go deep into explaining how we implemented a CI/CD pipeline for the applications running on Azure App …

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How to Lose All Your Stubborn Belly Fat - Part 2 & 3

It's now 6 weeks in since I set to do a 8 weeks challenge to reduce my belly and overall body fat. My goal is to lose as much fat as possible while trying to maintain maximum muscle mass. In case you missed my first blog series on this topic (dieting and workout splints) find it here. I missed the deadline of posting the blog on progress after splint 1 and therefore I have decided to …

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Continuous Delivery Using Jenkins for Docker & Kubernetes [Part 2]

In my previous blog I wrote about continuous delivery with Jenkins where I discussed what DevOps is and the various stages involved. I also went through the process of installing Jenkinson an Ubuntuserver. Today I will be describing step by step the process of creating a pipeline in Jenkins to implement continuous delivery for Docker and …

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How to Lose All Your Stubborn Belly Fat - Part 1

This is probably the most frequent question that I get "How do I lose my belly fat and get that toned waist / six pack?". I will try and answer this in a series of blogs that will highlight what to do for the period of 2 months / 8 weeks.

I will be actively taking part in this since I just completed my bulking season and I got relatively high body fat especially around my mid-section. In this blog I will outline what you need to get started and the approach to follow. More …

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10 Things I Wish I knew Before I Started Working Out

Working out can be either fun or very frustrating especially when you do not see the desired results despite toiling in the gym for a long time. I have been working out for the past 2 years, a time that I have faced a lot of challenges, had a lot of fun and learnt so much. In this blog I write about the things I wish I knew before I started working out.

Take note of them and make working out more fun, efficient and even make optimal gains from your workout.

1. Having fun …

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