Escalator – auto-scaling tool for Kubernetes

Atlassian recently open sourced its in-house auto-scaling tool for Kubernetes - Escalator. I have not gotten a chance to try it yet, but according to this article, the tools is initially designed for the batch workloads which can not tolerate scaling-up delay. The idea behind it is to allow user to set up the percentage … Continue reading Escalator – auto-scaling tool for Kubernetes


Use helm in Kubernetes

Helm is the package manager for Kubernetes, you can think it as yum/apt/homebrew. It contains two parts: Server (tiller) and Client (helm). helm client can be installed on Linux/Mac/Windows, the package can be found here. Helm manages the Kubernetes charts which are pre-configured Kubernetes resources. In the following example, I will show you how to … Continue reading Use helm in Kubernetes