Measuring internet consistency with speedtest.net, plotly and docker

While measuring latency of your internet link over time is as simple as something like this; docker run -p 8000:80 -d dperson/smokeping -w -t “ISP;DNS;8.8.8.8” I couldn’t find anything which would give a good measure of bandwidth consistency over time. Now this is understandable, you need to use bandwidth to properly measure bandwidth (especially if […]

Automatic DNS and SSL on Kubernetes with LetsEncrypt – Part 2

TL;DR Part 2 of how to make your Kubernetes cluster super awesome by adding two pods which automatically handle public DNS registration and SSL certs for any deployment you choose! Reduces the complexity of deployments and reduces manual extra tasks. Part one recap. In part one we discussed the advantages of the Kubernetes Ingress Controller and configured […]

Automatic DNS and SSL on Kubernetes with LetsEncrypt – Part 1

TL;DR Howto make your Kubernetes cluster super awesome by adding two pods which automatically handle public DNS registration and SSL certs for any deployment you choose! Reduces the complexity of deployments and reduces manual extra tasks. Overview Kubernetes Ingress controllers provide developers an API for creating HTTP/HTTPS (L7) proxies in front of your applications, something that […]

OpenStack infrastructure automation with Terraform – Part 2

TL;DR: Second of a two post series looking at automation of an openstack project with Terraform, using the new Terraform OpenStack Provider. With the Openstack provider for Terraform being close to accepted into the Terraform release, it’s time to unleash it’s power on the Cisco Openstack-based Cloud.. In this post, we will: Write a terraform ‘.TF’ […]