Blogging is fun and it takes time. Leaving aside the research part, preparing all prerequisites takes a lot of time – also fun and educational. I have a few permanent clusters spread across cloud vendors and little more than a half rack of servers in my garage. Development VMs and Kubernetes clusters on AWS, a bare-metal VMware cluster mostly used for NFV testing and few old applications on Windows VMs, an IBM Cloud private cluster, an OpenStack cluster for a various break and fix experiments, a scale-out NAS and SAN providing storage for all servers in the garage. Continue reading
What is MiniKube?
Whether you are a newbie to Kubernetes looking for a small setup to start or a developer who uses Kubernetes on a daily basis, Minikube is the tool that helps you quickly set up and run a Kubernetes environment locally. Minikube runs a single-node Kubernetes cluster inside a VM on your laptop for users looking to try out Kubernetes or develop with it day-to-day.
There are several options available for developers to install Minikube based on an operating system. You can read the detailed instructions for the three most popular operating systems in Minikube Setup.