Sunday, January 29, 2023

How to Transition from a DBA to Cloud Engineer

 I worked as pure Oracle DBA from 2001 to 2015 and then transitioned to being a Cloud Engineer. One question I am always asked is what it takes to do that transition? How long does it take? How hard it is? In this video I am going to share my journey of transition from Oracle DBA to a Cloud Engineer and share the lessons learned plus some tips to make this transition smooth. 

Friday, January 27, 2023

Cloud Engineer's Beloved Terminal

 Cloud engineers spend a fair bit of their time in Linux terminals along with GUI tools. After working with various terminals, let me share with you what an ideal Linux terminal for a cloud engineer looks like to me. By ideal, I mean more productive, easy to use and present. 

Sunday, January 22, 2023

Kubernetes Python client on AWS EKS Step by Step Demo

Kubernetes Python client is used to perform operations on Kubernetes resources in the cluster from your Python code.

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Step by Step Installation of crossplane on AWS EKS

 If you want to create your cloud resources such as AWS EC2, S3 bucket etc from within Kubernetes, then you need to use Crossplane. Its an open source project. Following is step  by step instructions to install crossplane on AWS EKS.

SSL certificate problem: self signed certificate in certificate chain Kubectl - SOLVED

 More often than not, if you are installing or upgrading or downgrading kubectl for Windows or Linux, then during download you might face following error: