Asynchronous Bind with the Automation Broker

Introduction In June 2017, Todd Sanders & John Matthews introduced readers to the Ansible Playbook Bundles (APB) and the Automation Broker. Back then, the broker was named Ansible Service Broker but it serves the same function today, in conjunction with APBs, deliver simple to complex multi-container services to OpenShift or Kubernetes. The Ansible Playbook Bundles […]


Executing commands in Pods using K8s API

Introduction As part of my exploration of Kubernetes, while working on a project I wanted to execute commands inside a pod. Rather then forcing the container to have some specific behaviour, I wanted to utilize the API mechanism exposed as the kubectl exec subcommand. While investigating, I found that exec doesn’t yet sport extensive documentation, […]


[Podcast] PodCTL Basics – Windows Containers & Kubernetes

[Podcast] PodCTL Basics - Windows Containers & Kubernetes

It’s been a while since we did a “PodCTL Basics” show (see: Kubernetes, Linux Containers, Containerizing an Application, Services Meshes), but we’ve heard a lot of questions about Windows Containers, so we thought it was time to review the basics. In this short show, we talk about the differences between Linux and Windows containers, the dependencies […]