Writing a Container Platform - Part 3

Repo me

This one will be a little shorter, but still something worth talking about: how to set up the repo. I know, I know: “Just click the button”. That’s not really what I mean. It is more about everything I like to have in repo. Community standards License The license topic has gotten pretty hot recently with a bunch of OSS projects moving to very interesting forms of licensing be it SSPL like Elastic and MongoDB haven chosen to or AGPL like Grafana. [Read More]

Writing a Container Platform - Part 2

APIs and containers

Time to get going. First things first: we need to create a repository and initialize it. GitHub is the easy choice here, but also just as good as any other option right now. We follow the documentation to create ourselves a nice organisation so just in case this is actually going to be cool, the whole thing doesn’t just live in my personal space. Really, when you consider making something cool that might have an open source community in the future, keep it out of your personal space. [Read More]

Writing a Container Platform - Part 1

The Foundation

After spending a lot of time on Stack Overflow recently, a thought started pestering my brain: why is Kubernetes so complicated? This was followed by “Can I build something simpler?”, and so here we are, building our own Container Platform from scratch. Platform engineering is super hot right now so let’s have our own go at it. At the end of the whole thing, you will find the whole result oin GitHub, Open Source of course. [Read More]