Required ArgoCD-upgrade before March 15
February 21, 2022

On March 15, 2022 ArgoCD made with Okctl versions before v0.0.92 will stop working. By "stop working" we mean that ArgoCD will stop deploying your applications. More specifically, it will stop listening for changes in your Okctl IAC git repository. The ArgoCD website will still be running. To

We've added Kubens for okctl venv!
February 10, 2022

Motivation To save ourselves from having to add --namespace <desired namespace> for all kubectl commands we use, we've added a tool called Kubens to okctl venv. What it means for you By running kubens <namespace> inside okctl venv, Kubens will ensure that all kubectl commands is

Making ArgoCD handle ArgoCD
February 10, 2022

Motivation To remove a manual step in the apply application process and to better adhere to the concept of GitOps, we've now implemented automatic synchronization of ArgoCD application manifest files. What it means for you You no longer have to run kubectl apply -f after running apply application. An application's

ArgoCD 2.1.7 now available
January 14, 2022

Okctl 0.0.87 bumps ArgoCD from 1.7.2 to 2.1.7. Any applications that ArgoCD manages will not be removed, so it is safe to run. Q: The upgrade fails, what do I do?In case the upgade fails, you can recover by deleting the existing ArgoCD

Concerning upgrades and patches
January 13, 2022

We are about to enter a time for smoother sailing keeping your okctl environment and cluster up to date. This will primarely be achived with the okctl-upgrade command (see : However, to get to a point where you only need to run a single command for

New upgrade for Grafana available
January 12, 2022

We have now released an upgrade for Grafana, which bumps the version from 7.3.5 to 7.5.12. Important! During this upgrade, Grafana will restart. Because we currently have not implemented persistent storage for Grafana, all user settings, including dashboards, will be lost. Technically speaking, the current Kubernetes

Hosted zones, subdomains, and nameservers
December 01, 2021

I want my own subdomain! Often, when in a large organization, you want some more freedom than submitting a support-ticket for every DNS change or renewed certifictae. If you leverage the power of NS (name server) records and Route 53 hosted zones, you are just one support-ticket away from complete

Transforming the productization of software
November 25, 2021

This is an article in two parts, written by Paul Beskow and published on Medium in Oct 2020. Part one - Transforming the productization of software — we the people How including developers in an iterative development process can improve the technical solution. Part two - Transforming the productization of software
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