Systems engineer with a passion for clouds. Based in Barcelona.
There are several tools that allow automatic deployment of Kubernetes clusters in AWS, like kube-aws, kops, kismatic and others. Some of the tools can also provision AWS infrastructure according to your use case. kube-awsallows you to customise a yaml file and generate a Cloudformation stack that automates the creation of VPCs, subnets,…Camil Blanaru
Some of the projects I'm working on require importing MySQL databases from production into staging or dev environments on daily basis.Usually I'm using systemd timers, Jenkins jobs or Airbnb's Airflow for more complex workflows. A particular case is where each environment it's a separate Kubernetes cluster inside distinct AWS VPCs. After…Camil Blanaru
Even there is no perfect solution to deploy Kubernetes on AWS at the moment, not as fast and easy as GKE, once configured, it becomes quite easy to administer. Also, in GKE, you have a integrated monitoring solution using Stackdriver. In AWS, there are many options to deploy, manage and monitor the cluster, unfortunately all of them requi…Camil Blanaru
Percona XtraBackup is an open-source hot backup utility for MySQL - based servers that doesn’t lock your database during the backup. It can easily be installed using official repositories on Debian/Ubuntu or RedHat/CentOS. Please check the official documentation. Installing Percona XtraBackup 2.4 Since I'm using Debian, I will provide a…Camil Blanaru