Running a serverless, geospatial, python app in Google Cloud

As a geospatial scientist, you might wonder how your custom made applications and visualization portals can turn into web applications that run in the cloud. WARNING: This can take you down a rabbit hole so deep you end up with a career in cloud computing. A few months back, I stumbled upon Greppo an open-source […]

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Trusting Harbor’s corporate CA in Tanzu Kubernetes Grid with Carvel tools

So you have deployed a Tanzu Community Edition workload cluster! Well, I bet one of the first few things that you did was installing some packages, but something tells me that Harbor was the third one you installed, only after the two other packages that it requires. For those who do not know what Harbor […]

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KubeCon EU 2022 in Valencia

Last week me, and a couple of ITQ colleagues, Robert Kloosterhuis and Michael Van de Gaer went to Kubecon EU 2022 in Valencia. In this post I will be sharing my thoughts, experiences and, at the very bottom, I add some of my favourite sessions. It might be worth mentioning that I am from Valencia, […]

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Deploy any vSphere virtual machine with a startup script (with Terraform)

Join me on deploying any vSphere virtual machine (with dynamic or static IP address), and provide it a startup script that will run at creation! A couple weeks ago I wrote this blogpost, in which I described the deployment of a standalone Concourse CI server, as well as providing the code. I was so satisfied […]

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Standalone Concourse on vSphere with k3s and Terraform

This terraform scripts allows you to deploy a Concourse virtual machine on your vSphere environment. Why standalone? Concourse will be the starting point for most of my deployments, the tool used to automate everything else. For that reason, I wanted to minimize the dependencies and the code needed to deploy it. Most standalone Concourse deployments […]

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Deploying TCE with NSX Advanced Load Balancer (AVI) on VMware Cloud on AWS

Join me on deploying and configuring an NSX Advanced Load Balancer (AVI) on VMware Cloud on AWS, and further deploying a load-balanced Tanzu Community Edition cluster.. On my last blogpost I went through the process of automating the deployment of Tanzu Community Edition clusters on VMware Cloud on AWS, but it did not include any […]

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Automated Tanzu Community Edition deployment on VMware Cloud on AWS

Join me on deploying Tanzu Community Edition on VMware Cloud on AWS with Terraform and powerCLI! These first months as IT/cloud consultant at ITQ Consultancy I have been familiarizing myself with VMware Tanzu, as someone who is entering the world of Kubernetes and cloud automation in VMware’s context would do. Tanzu, for those who don’t […]

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