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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

Installing kubectl

Kubernetes' command-line tool, kubectl, is used to manage a cluster and applications running inside it. We'll use kubectl a lot throughout the book, so we won't go into details just yet. Instead, we'll discuss its commands through examples that will follow shortly. For now, think of it as your interlocutor with a Kubernetes cluster.

Let's install kubectl.

All the commands from this chapter are available in the Gist (
Feel free to skip the installation steps if you already have kubectl. Just make sure that it is version 1.8 or above.

If you are a MacOS user, please execute the commands that follow.

 1  curl -LO`curl -s