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Kubernetes and Docker - An Enterprise Guide

By : Scott Surovich, Marc Boorshtein
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Kubernetes and Docker - An Enterprise Guide

By: Scott Surovich, Marc Boorshtein

Overview of this book

Containerization has changed the DevOps game completely, with Docker and Kubernetes playing important roles in altering the flow of app creation and deployment. This book will help you acquire the knowledge and tools required to integrate Kubernetes clusters in an enterprise environment. The book begins by introducing you to Docker and Kubernetes fundamentals, including a review of basic Kubernetes objects. You’ll then get to grips with containerization and understand its core functionalities, including how to create ephemeral multinode clusters using kind. As you make progress, you’ll learn about cluster architecture, Kubernetes cluster deployment, and cluster management, and get started with application deployment. Moving on, you’ll find out how to integrate your container to a cloud platform and integrate tools including MetalLB, externalDNS, OpenID connect (OIDC), pod security policies (PSPs), Open Policy Agent (OPA), Falco, and Velero. Finally, you will discover how to deploy an entire platform to the cloud using continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD). By the end of this Kubernetes book, you will have learned how to create development clusters for testing applications and Kubernetes components, and be able to secure and audit a cluster by implementing various open-source solutions including OpenUnison, OPA, Falco, Kibana, and Velero.
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Section 1: Docker and Container Fundamentals
Section 2: Creating Kubernetes Development Clusters, Understanding objects, and Exposing Services
Section 3: Running Kubernetes in the Enterprise

Chapter 14: Provisioning a Platform

Every chapter in this book, up until this point, has focused on the infrastructure of your cluster. We have explored how to deploy Kubernetes, how to secure it, and how to monitor it. What we haven't talked about is how to deploy applications.

In this, our final chapter, we're going to work on building an application deployment platform using what we've learned about Kubernetes. We're going to build our platform based on some common enterprise requirements. Where we can't directly implement a requirement, because building a platform on Kubernetes can fill its own book, we'll call it out and provide some insights.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Designing a pipeline
  • Preparing our cluster
  • Deploying GitLab
  • Deploying Tekton
  • Deploying ArgoCD
  • Automating project onboarding using OpenUnison