Posts by Casper Rooker

K8s cluster on Apple Silicon

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Casper Rooker

I use a local Kubernetes cluster to help me develop microservices. On my 2015 Macbook Pro, the cluster ran inside a Minikube VM using the Hyperkit driver. Replicating this setup on my new 2021 Macbook Pro proved impractical. This is how I made it work.

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Minikube on LAN

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Locally deployed clusters can be a convenient part of a modern software development cycle, reducing feedback loops and give a developer a useful representation of the live version of an app, even if it’s just a stub. Unfortunately, they have a reputation for eating up your precious resources like they’re mashed taters. Since this year working from a home office has become the norm for many developers around the world. Enter the home desktop to "share the load" with our brave little work laptop. We will form a fellowship with our loyal home desktop, to help us through this new and uncertain adventure. Keep reading to find out how we can take off and escape this "Mount Doom" scenario!

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