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OpenCost

OpenCost

Published May 17, 2023 by Isaac Johnson

A while back we looked at Kubecost as a good Open-Source tool for monitoring costs in Kubernetes. In the last year the OS version has forked into OpenCost and has had plenty of changes.

AWX on a VM two ways

AWX on a VM two ways

Published May 11, 2023 by Isaac Johnson

I often run AWX in Kubernetes, either on-prem K3s, AKS or GKE. It’s easy to setup the Operator and instantiation. In fact, at work, one of our SREs even built out a very slick Terraform module ju...

Uptime Kuma and RunDeck Revisit

Uptime Kuma and RunDeck Revisit

Published May 9, 2023 by Isaac Johnson

Today we’ll look at Uptime Kuma and Rundeck again. Unlike the last time, we’ll focus on running these via Docker on a Linux host (instead of Kubernetes). We’ll handle exposing Uptime via an “Exte...

Ansible: Fixing k3s Reset

Ansible: Fixing k3s Reset

Published May 5, 2023 by Isaac Johnson

I had grand plans for a telemetry deep dive today. But things just kept not sorting out for me. But sometimes, it’s in the problems we can find something worthwhile to share.

Spacelift.io

Spacelift.io

Published May 2, 2023 by Isaac Johnson

A colleague pointed out spacelift.io as a potential solution for Ansible and Terraform. It has an always-free tier. Today we’ll set up an account, do a demo and try out context, worker pools, and...

SigNoz: TLS, Pagerduty and Webhooks

SigNoz: TLS, Pagerduty and Webhooks

Published Apr 27, 2023 by Isaac Johnson

In the last post, we focused on setting up a simple SigNoz system in the test cluster and trying Slack alert channels. Today, we’ll launch SigNoz in the main on-prem cluster, configure Ingress wit...

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