How to Set Up an Nginx Ingress with Cert-Manager on DigitalOcean Kubernetes

Introduction Kubernetes Ingresses allow you to flexibly route traffic from outside your Kubernetes cluster to Services inside of your cluster. This is accomplished using Ingress Resources, which define rules for routing HTTP and HTTPS traffic to Kubernetes Services, and Ingress Controllers, which implement the rules by load balancing traffic and …

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How To Back Up and Restore a Kubernetes Cluster on DigitalOcean Using Velero

Introduction Velero is a convenient backup tool for Kubernetes clusters that compresses and backs up Kubernetes objects to object storage. It also takes snapshots of your cluster’s Persistent Volumes using your cloud provider’s block storage snapshot features, and can then restore your cluster’s objects and Persistent Volumes to a previous …

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Imperative vs. Declarative Kubernetes Management: A DigitalOcean Comic

How To Create an API Gateway Using Ambassador on DigitalOcean Kubernetes Envoy is an open source service proxy designed for cloud-native applications. In Kubernetes, Ambassador can be used to install and manage Envoy configuration. Ambassador supports zero downtime configuration changes and integration with other features like authentication, service discovery, and …

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