Multi-node kubernetes cluster on Vagrant in five minutes

Categories: Kubernetes
This is a guide for anyone that wants to setup multi-node kubernetes cluster on PC or laptop without significant amounts of time and money on kubernetes-the-hard-way ;) This is one of the fastest ways to have multi-node cluster up and running for learning purposes. It will use coreos and vagrant to spin up the cluster. Time required to finish the tutorial 5 minutes plus 30 minutes of waiting Final setup one master node one etcd (on separate node) 3 worker nodes Kubernetes 1.

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Reaching minikube from other devices

Categories: Kubernetes
I’ve recently had a problem with exposing my minikube to the outer world. The use case was to test the cluster from mobile device. Officially minikube supports “host-only” network interface. Fortunately, there is a way to access minikube cluster from external world, and it’s quite simple, but nowhere documented. There is one downside to this method: I had to use virtualbox driver for spinning up cluster as I still don’t know whether you can forward ports using xhyve.

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