Tag Archives: AKS

Deploy ARM-based container images with Azure Kubernetes Service on your Azure IoT Edge devices

In my previous blog post I showed you how to build ARM-based container images with VSTS. -> https://www.danielstechblog.io/building-arm-based-container-images-with-vsts-for-your-azure-iot-edge-deployments/ Now, we need to deploy our container applications or in IoT Edge jargon our container modules onto the edge devices. For the deployment we will use an AKS cluster with the IoT Edge virtual Read more [...]

Configuring Azure Kubernetes Service via the Terraform OSS Azure Resource Provider to use a custom DNS server for domain specific name resolution

I have already written about on how to use a custom DNS server for domain specific name resolution with AKS a couple of weeks ago. -> https://www.danielstechblog.io/using-custom-dns-server-for-domain-specific-name-resolution-with-azure-kubernetes-service/ Today I am writing about how you can leverage the newly announced Terraform OSS Azure Resource Provider for the same configuration with Read more [...]

Building ARM-based container images with VSTS for your Azure IoT Edge deployments

Currently, I am working and playing around with Azure IoT Edge deployments in combination with Azure Kubernetes Service and a Raspberry Pi 2. The files referenced in through out the blog article can be found in my GitHub repository. -> https://github.com/neumanndaniel/kubernetes/tree/master/iotedge/webserver My first challenge was to find a way on how to build ARM-based container images Read more [...]

Azure Kubernetes Service and Azure Active Directory integration

Last week Microsoft announced the GA of Azure Kubernetes Service. Since then we can integrate Azure Active Directory with Azure Kubernetes Service. When enabling Azure Active Directory integration, AKS requires that RBAC is also enabled. A detailed configuration guide can be found in the Azure documentation. -> https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/aks/aad-integration Before you can make Read more [...]

Using custom DNS server for domain specific name resolution with Azure Kubernetes Service

Just a short blog post about a small challenge I had these days. If you want to specify a custom DNS server for domain specific name resolution with AKS, you can do so. The necessary steps are already described in the Kubernetes documentation. -> https://kubernetes.io/docs/tasks/administer-cluster/dns-custom-nameservers/ Define a config map and apply it to your AKS cluster in Azure. The Read more [...]

SAP HANA Express Edition – Deploy HANA Express database on ACI – Azure Container Instances

Today I will guide you through the deployment of a HANA Express database on ACI – Azure Container Instances. This article is based on the article I have written about the deployment of SAP HANA Express database on AKS. -> https://www.danielstechblog.io/sap-hana-express-edition-deploy-hana-express-database-aks-managed-kubernetes-azure/ I have created three PowerShell scripts leveraging the Read more [...]

Monitor Azure Kubernetes Service with Azure Monitor container health

On Monday at Build Microsoft has announced a new monitoring solution Azure Monitor container health for AKS. -> https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/kubernetes-on-azure/ Azure Monitor container health is based on Azure Monitor, Azure Log Analytics and the Container Insights solution, and is integrated into the Azure portal experience. As you may know there is also the container monitoring Read more [...]

Container and Kubernetes highlights announced at Microsoft Build – Day 1

Today Microsoft has announced a ton of highlights, news and features all around the container and Kubernetes ecosystem on Azure. Let us get started with Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). Yes, you are reading it right AKS is now officially part of the Kubernetes Conformance Program. News around AKS in short: DevOps Project support for AKS New Azure Portal experience for AKS Custom VNET with Read more [...]

Using ACS Engine to build private Kubernetes clusters with bring your own Virtual Network on Azure

Looking at Azure Container Service (AKS) – Managed Kubernetes you may have recognized that AKS currently does not support bring your own VNET and private Kubernetes masters. If you need both capabilities and one of them today, you must use ACS Engine to create the necessary Azure Resource Manager templates for the Kubernetes cluster deployment. -> https://github.com/Azure/acs-engine Beside Read more [...]

Keeping your AKS – Managed Kubernetes cluster on Azure up-to-date

It is quite simple to keep an AKS – Managed Kubernetes cluster on Azure up-to-date, because Microsoft automatically applies security patches to the nodes on a nightly schedule as described in the AKS FAQ on the Azure documentation page. -> https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/aks/faq#are-security-updates-applied-to-aks-agent-nodes But you need a solution like Kured to automatically reboot Read more [...]