Introduction to AKS-Part6

This is part nr. six of the blog series which introduces the Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). (Navigation will follow here when complete) In this part, the topic is: Cluster Architecture Hints & Tricks Hands-on start Summary The figure down illustrates the structure of an example microservice architecture using an AKS cluster. The various services are… Continue reading Introduction to AKS-Part6

Introduction to AKS-Part5

This is the fifth part of the blog series which introduces the Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). (Navigation will follow here when complete) In this part, the topic is: Advanced integration with other (Azure) services In addition to the automatic creation of storage resources or the NSG configuration, there are numerous other integrations to Azure services… Continue reading Introduction to AKS-Part5

Introduction to AKS-Part4

This is the fourth part of the blog series which introduces the Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). (Navigation will follow here when complete) In this part, the topics are: Scaling Monitoring HPA and Cluster Autoscaler In a container-based microservice architecture, scaling the pods or the entire cluster is also a significant issue where AKS can help… Continue reading Introduction to AKS-Part4

Introduction to AKS-Part3

This is the third part of the blog series which introduces the Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). (Navigation will follow here when complete) In this part, topics are AKS Support in security topics Public endpoints & NSG When it comes to security, AKS offers numerous options for securing the cluster and controlling access and data traffic.… Continue reading Introduction to AKS-Part3

Introduction to AKS-Part2

This is the second part of the blog series which introduces the Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). (Navigation will follow here when complete) In this part, topics are network options storage and available tools. Network In AKS, there are two different network types available for the clusters, kubenet and Container Networking Interface (CNI). The kubenet variant… Continue reading Introduction to AKS-Part2

Introduction to AKS – Part1

This blog series introduces the Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). It introduces important terms in this context and gives an overview of where AKS can support a container-based application and offers advantages over “pure” Kubernetes. The whole is divided into the areas: Cluster Management Availability Security Scaling Service Integration and Monitoring. Finally, a few tips and… Continue reading Introduction to AKS – Part1

Stopping a AKS cluster with Azure CLI

Working with an AKS cluster (meaning rather experiments than production systems) needs some preparations and time to provision if you don’t already have a cluster running, and you surely make some adjustments during the work. So you started Friday, made good progress, work finished for the day, but now…. Leave the cluster running to continue… Continue reading Stopping a AKS cluster with Azure CLI