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The DevOps 2.4 Toolkit

By : Viktor Farcic
Book Image

The DevOps 2.4 Toolkit

By: Viktor Farcic

Overview of this book

Building on The DevOps 2.3 Toolkit: Kubernetes, Viktor Farcic brings his latest exploration of the Docker technology as he records his journey to continuously deploying applications with Jenkins into a Kubernetes cluster. The DevOps 2.4 Toolkit: Continuously Deploying Applications with Jenkins to a Kubernetes Cluster is the latest book in Viktor Farcic’s series that helps you build a full DevOps Toolkit. This book guides readers through the process of building, testing, and deploying applications through fully automated pipelines. Within this book, Viktor will cover a wide-range of emerging topics, including an exploration of continuous delivery and deployment in Kubernetes using Jenkins. It also shows readers how to perform continuous integration inside these clusters, and discusses the distribution of Kubernetes applications, as well as installing and setting up Jenkins. Work with Viktor and dive into the creation of self-adaptive and self-healing systems within Docker.
Table of Contents (12 chapters)
Now It Is Your Turn

Exploring files that constitute a Chart

I prepared a Chart that defines the go-demo-3 application. We'll use it to get familiar with writing Charts. Even if we choose to use Helm only for third-party applications, familiarity with Chart files is a must since we might have to look at them to better understand the application we want to install.

The files are located in helm/go-demo-3 directory inside the repository. Let's take a look at what we have.

 1  ls -1 helm/go-demo-3

The output is as follows.


A Chart is organized as a collection of files inside a directory. The directory name is the name of the Chart (without versioning information). So, a Chart that describes go-demo-3 is stored in the directory with the same name.

The first file we'll explore is Chart.yml. It is a mandatory file with a combination of compulsory...