Links to resources for setting up a Kubernetes environment

Administrators are typically responsible for installing and managing Kubernetes-based clusters in a production environment. It is also a good idea to have a staging environment that mirrors the production environment as closely as possible.

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If you decide to manage your own production system, this page provides links to installation information for Kubernetes platforms. For Lightbend technologies, You will also need a command line interface (CLI), such as kubectl or oc on workstations that will have access to manipulate cluster objects.

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service

Check the following documentation:

  • EKS Getting Started new tab describes how to get started using the AWS management console or the command line.

Google Kubernetes Engine

Check the following documentation:

  • Kubernetes Engine shows how to create a project.

  • The Google documentation Quickstart new tab describes how to deploy an application into your project.

IBM Cloud Paks

The IBM Cloud Pak System new tab includes IBM Cloud Paks, Vmware and Red Hat Openshift. It provides a virtualized cloud operating environment optimized for building, integrating, automating, running and managing containerized applications and Kubernetes-based workloads. Several Paks are available for different use cases. Each Pak installs a container platform, containerized IBM middleware and open source components, and common software services for development and management—​on top of a common integration layer.

Microsoft Azure Kubernetes Service

Azure Kubernetes Service new tab documentation includes quickstart guides and tutorials for installing AKS using the portal or the command line.