Virtual networking labs – NAT and host-only networking with VirtualBox

When you work with virtualized environments, you will sooner or later realize that a large part of the complexity of such environments originates in the networking part. Networking itself is a non-trivial endeavor, and in the context of cloud and virtualization technology, you often stack different virtualization layers on top of each other. To provide … Continue reading Virtual networking labs – NAT and host-only networking with VirtualBox

Kubernetes on your PC: playing with minikube

In my previous posts on Kubernetes, I have used public cloud providers like AWS or DigitalOcean to spin up test clusters. This is nice and quite flexible - you can create clusters with an arbitrary numbers of nodes, can attach volumes, create load balancers and define networks. However, cloud providers will of course charge for … Continue reading Kubernetes on your PC: playing with minikube