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Use Kubernetes annotations to relabel Prometheus metrics with prefix/suffix - Monitoring

Prometheus became the de facto standard for Kubernetes monitoring. And either you use Prometheus Operator or manage Prometheus yourself on K8s, it works great.

Many applications now expose metrics in Prometheus format. However, some applications don't follow

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11/01/2021

Use ConfigMap as a dynamic var source in Kustomize - Kubernetes

Update 25.07.2021: As mentioned before, the vars option will be deprecated in favor of replacements.


Kustomize is a declarative configuration tool for Kubernetes. And unlike other tools like Helm, it's "template-free", in a simple put, it's like merging dictionaries (Python) or maps (Java).

A pure declarative style could be annoying sometimes! But actually, Kustomize has a feature called

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12/12/2020

Kubernetes External Secrets and my 1st JavaScript contribution - Open Source

As a DevOps engineer, I worked with many programming languages on a daily basis in CI/CD, infrastructure, and so on. But when it comes to DevOps tools, I usually work with Python and Golang.

Recently we have a use case to integrate external secret management systems with

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Hello, my name is Ahmed AbouZaid and this is my "lite" technical blog!

I'm a passionate DevOps engineer, Cloud/Kubernetes specialist, Free/Open source geek, and an author.

I believe in self CI/CD (Continuous Improvements/Development), also that "the whole is greater than the sum of its parts".

DevOps transformation, automation, data, and metrics are my preferred areas. And I like to help both businesses and people to grow.

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