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Simplify, Secure, and Optimize your Multi-cloud Container Infrastructure with VMware Tanzu for Kubernetes Operations

Simplify, Secure, and Optimize your Multi-cloud... Amidst many social and economic disruptions that have arisen in the last few years, enterprises have been forced to quicken the pace of their digital transformation initiatives, adding and consuming cloud-based capacity and capability just to stay competitive, relevant, and, for some, in business. [....]

TKGs – Quick Tip – How to integrate External Container Registry in vSphere with Tanzu

Hello! After you've enabled Workload Management in vSphere it is a good time to make TKGs trust your own Container Registry if you have one. In my case it's a Nexus Repository 3 listening on port 5000 on IP address 10.10.60.15. You'll also need the SSL Certificate of your Container Registry. In order to tell … Continue reading TKGs – Quick Tip – How to integrate External Container Registry in vSphere with Tanzu

TKGs – Use NSX-ALB (Avi) as Ingress Controller for vSphere with Tanzu

TKGs – Use NSX-ALB (Avi) as Ingress Controller for vSphere with Tanzu

Lately I've been playing around with Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Multicloud (TKGm) and Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Service (TKGs) in combination with NSX - Advanced Load Balancer (Avi). A common Use Case is to provide your K8s environment with an Ingress Controller. While in TKGm this seems to be straight forward and thoroughly documented by VMware here, the TKGs approach remained a bit vague to me.

Nexus Repository 3 behind Avi (NSX-ALB) Reverse Proxy

Nexus Repository 3 behind Avi (NSX-ALB) Reverse Proxy

Hello! A while back I wrote a short blog article on how to setup your own Nexus Repository. By default the Nexus Repository is presented over HTTP, from the beginning I wanted to present this to clients as HTTPS. My initial idea was to use NGINX; however lately I have been playing around a lot … Continue reading Nexus Repository 3 behind Avi (NSX-ALB) Reverse Proxy

TKG/TCE – Quick Tip – How to SSH easily into your TKG/TCE Nodes using SSH Public Key Authentication

Hi! Lately I've been playing around with TKG & TCE a bit. If you've deployed TKG/TCE Clusters yourself too, you know that at some point you needed to provide an SSH key-pair so you could easily access the TKG/TCE Nodes afterwards. But how exactly? You need to use the 'capv' user and your SSH key … Continue reading TKG/TCE – Quick Tip – How to SSH easily into your TKG/TCE Nodes using SSH Public Key Authentication

TCE – How to deploy a Standalone Cluster on vSphere 7

TCE – How to deploy a Standalone Cluster on vSphere 7

Hellooo again! After the easy setup of TCE (see my blogpost here) it's time to deploy a simple small development Tanzu Standalone Cluster on vSphere. Let's do this! My Setup? My Setup looks as follows: vCenter 7.0.2Intel NUC NUC10i5FNH ESXi 7.0.1 with 8 Logical CPUs & 32 GB RAMMacBook Pro (x86; not M1) as Bootstrap … Continue reading TCE – How to deploy a Standalone Cluster on vSphere 7

How to Install Tanzu Community Edition (TCE)

How to Install Tanzu Community Edition (TCE)

Hellooo again! It's time to play around with the Tanzu Community Edition (TCE)! I would love to use the Tanzu Platform to run my Containerized Applications in my Lab, however the footprint of real Tanzu Platforms (such as TKGI, TKGS, TKGm) is too high for my humble home lab. I managed to setup all these … Continue reading How to Install Tanzu Community Edition (TCE)

How to install Nexus Repository OSS on CentOS 7

How to install Nexus Repository OSS on CentOS 7

Hi! Today I wanted to share some simple installation steps on installing Nexus Repository OSS on CentOS 7. Nexus Repository OSS is a free, open source artifact repository with universal format support provided by Sonatype. More information can be found here. Goal In my case I want to configure a Proxy Repository for Docker Container … Continue reading How to install Nexus Repository OSS on CentOS 7