In this chapter, you learned how to install a Helm chart and manage its life cycle. We began by searching Helm Hub for a WordPress chart to install. After locating a chart, the repository containing the chart was added by following the instructions from its Helm Hub page. We then proceeded to inspect the WordPress chart to create a set of values that overrides their defaults. These values were saved to a
values file, which was then provided during the installation.
After the chart was installed, we used
helm upgrade to upgrade the release by providing additional values. We performed a rollback after this with
helm rollback to restore the chart to a previous state. Finally, we removed the WordPress release at the end of the exercise with
This chapter taught you how to leverage Helm as an end user and chart consumer. You used Helm as a package manager to install a Kubernetes application to your cluster. You also managed the life cycle of the application...