My First KUBO Deployment – PKS

By | December 17, 2017

Pivotal Container Service (PKS) was announced in VMworld 2017 US. Its not GA yet but through the VMworld CNA sessions, I learnt that its going to use BOSH to spin up Kubernetes cluster, thus the name KUBO – Kubernetes on BOSH. Through my googling, I saw my fellow colleague Simon from Ireland had the same thinking and did a fantastic job in detailing in the installation steps required to get KUBO up and running.

 

My First KUBO Deployment Screenshots

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Below you can see the kubernetes cluster spun up by BOSH. I had to scale down some of the nodes due to the limited amount of Memory and Storage resources I had.

 

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Below show the vSphere resources. Almost consuming all resources on my 64GB RAM, 1TB Storage Host.

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The screenshot below shows the amount of storage those k8s nodes consume.

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This is the worker node. You can identify from the Custom Attributes. 121.2GB Storage Used. Ouch!

 

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Thats about it. Next I will be setting up NSX-T for PKS. Follow the very good guide by Simon Guyennet – https://blog.inkubate.io/deploy-kubernetes-on-vsphere-with-kubo/

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