Just recently Docker announced some new pricing tiers for it’s almost ubiquitous Docker Desktop. I’m not going to opine much on this, time will tell whether this is a company saving move or not. Suffice to say that I work for a large company and would need a subscription to continue using Docker Desktop.
The venerable Corey Quinn was on the news like a flash, so I’ll let you read his thread for some hard core snark analysis.
If you’re anything like me, your home lab is constantly changing, evolving, breaking, rebuilding. For the last year or so I’ve been running all my home kubernetes workloads on a Raspberry Pi cluster - and it’s been working really well!
I’ve been through several iterations - for example firstly running on SD cards (tl;dr - it’s bad, they wear out really fast with Kubernetes on board!), then PxE booting them from my Synology to it’s now current state of booting directly from SSDs.
Just a quick little post this morning! Anyone who works with the vRealize Automation APIs should definitely check out Grant Orchard and Roman Tarnavski’s awesome little side project, Platypus.
It only took me a couple of minutes to get it running on my MacBook - here’s how!
Download and install AppCatalyst
Open a new terminal window
cd /opt/vmware/appcatalyst/ Create a new VM called “photon"
appcatalyst vm create photon Power it on