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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

Preparing for the cluster setup

We'll continue using the specifications from the vfarcic/k8s-specs repository, so the first thing we'll do is to go inside the directory where we cloned it, and pull the latest version.

All the commands from this appendix are available in the ( Gist.
 1  cd k8s-specs
2 3 git pull

I will assume that you already have an AWS account. If that's not the case, please head over to Amazon Web Services ( and sign-up.

If you are already proficient with AWS, you might want to skim through the text that follows and only execute the commands.

The first thing we should do is get the AWS credentials.

Please open Amazon EC2 Console (, click on your name from...