OVH Managed Kubernetes

MyBinder and OVH partnership

Last month, OVH and Binder team partnered together in order to support the growth of the BinderHub ecosystem around the world. With approximately 100,000 weekly users of the mybinder.org public deployment and 3,000 unique git repositories hosting Binder badges, the need for more resources and computing time was felt. Today, we are thrilled to announce …

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Deploying a FaaS platform on OVH Managed Kubernetes using OpenFaaS

Several weeks ago, I was taking part in a meetup about Kubernetes, when one of the attendees made a remark that resonated deeply with me… Hey, Horacio, that Kubernetes thing is rather cool, but what I would have loved to see is a Functions-as-a-Service platform. Most of my apps could be easily done with a …

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Deploying game servers with Agones on OVH Managed Kubernetes

One of the key advantages of usisng Kubernetes is the formidable ecosystem around it. From Rancher to Istio, from Rook to Fission, from gVisor to KubeDB, the Kubernetes ecosystem is rich, vibrant and ever-growing. We are getting to the point where for most deployment needs we can say there is a K8s-based open-source project for …

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How to monitor your Kubernetes Cluster with OVH Observability

Our colleagues in the K8S team launched the OVH Managed Kubernetes solution last week, in which they manage the Kubernetes master components and spawn your nodes on top of our Public Cloud solution. I will not describe the details of how it works here, but there are already many blog posts about it (here and here, to get you …

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Getting external traffic into Kubernetes – ClusterIp, NodePort, LoadBalancer, and Ingress

For the last few months, I have been acting as Developer Advocate for the OVH Managed Kubernetes beta, following our beta testers, getting feedback, writing docs and tutorials, and generally helping to make sure the product matches our users’ needs as closely as possible.

In the next few posts, I am going to tell you some stories about this beta phase. We’ll be taking a look at feedback from some of our beta testers, technical insights, and some fun anecdotes about the development of this new service.

Today, we’ll start with one of the most frequent questions I got during the early days of the beta: How do I route external traffic into my Kubernetes service? The question came up a lot as our customers began to explore Kubernetes, and when I tried to answer it, I realised that part of the problem was the sheer number of possible answers, and the concepts needed to understand them.