How to deploy a Cassandra Cluster on Kubernetes with OpenEBS

Apache Cassandra is a distributed key-value store intended to run in a data center and also across multiple data centers. Initially it was designed as Facebook as an infrastructure for their messaging platform. Later it is open sourced, and today it’s one of the most active Apache projects.

If you are using eBay, Twitter, Spotify or Netflix you are consuming data provided by Cassandra. For example, Netflix uses Cassandra to keep track of your current place in a streaming video, as well as movie ratings, bookmarks and user history of 90+ million users.

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How to deploy Jenkins on Kubernetes + OpenEBS

Modern IT infrastructure of a large enterprise requires Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) for software development, testing, and operations. It means building and validating the software on every commit ensuring that testing and production environments are always up-to-date. Such level of automation is a combination of extreme programming methodologies and practices, also known as DevOps. Through CI/CD pipelines, developers and operators frequently integrate new changes into IT infrastructure increasing organization’s ability to deliver applications and services at high velocity. One of the most popular open-source automation tools used in CI/CD environments is Jenkins. It serves as a workflow engine that ensures continuous integration of new changes.

Deploying Jenkins on Kubernetes provides the following benefits: Continue reading

How to Install OpenEBS on AWS using StackPointCloud?

What is StackPointCloud?

StackPointCloud is a managed Kubernetes control plane to build cloud-native stacks on AWS, Google Cloud (GKE & GCE), Azure & DigitalOcean. StackPointCloud simplifies installation and aggregation of multiple Kubernetes clusters pretty much on any platform. Even if you are an expert, provisioning your own Kubernetes stack their easy to use interface and capabilities to centralize all your deployments in one place is compelling. StackPointCloud is free for the first 30 days and $49.95 month after for any number of Kubernetes clusters.

[Update] I have updated instructions on [11/16/17] to reflect improvements and changes StackCloudPoint implemented.

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