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Best Practices CI/CD DevOps

How to test helm charts?

As a developer of helm charts’ CI/CD pipelines you probably wondered how to test Helm Charts. This may seem challenging because on the one hand, it seems like there’s nothing to test. On the other hand, you probably encountered numerous cases when the deployment of helm chart failed because of some missing bracket. Keep reading to find out how to test helm charts.

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Automation CI/CD DevOps

Running minikube in Docker container

In the last article we saw how to run Jenkins Docker in Docker Agent. In addition to its obvious use case of building and pushing Docker images, I also noted that such an agent allows to run minikube inside. Today, I’ll show how to run minikube in Docker container. Of course, we’ll use docker in docker client and daemon images for that.

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Automation CI/CD DevOps

Jenkins Docker in Docker Agent

So you installed Jenkins helm chart on Kubernetes cluster. Now you want to build Docker images. How would you do that? There are several ways. Today, we’ll focus on creating and using Jenkins Docker in Docker agent for that purpose.

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Automation CI/CD DevOps Orchestration

Kubernetes Volumes Introduction

What areKubernetes volumes, their types and concepts behind them? We’ll cover all of that below. In addition, we’ll see practical demo of using Kubernetes volumes.

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Best Practices CI/CD DevOps

CI/CD using Jenkins and Docker

Several years ago I discovered how useful Docker might be for CI/CD using Jenkins. Now, time arrived to share that with you. You may say that it’s old news because there are a lot of new tools and technologies enabling CI/CD other than Jenkins. Nevertheless, many companies still do CI/CD using Jenkins. Additionally, they might use Docker for packaging the applications. Do their Jenkins instances run in Docker as well? Preferably, they do. If you feel it’s too much, don’t worry 🙂 I’ll showcase CI/CD of web app using Docker and Jenkins. Keep reading to find out more details 🙂