Cloud-init is a great way to initialize machines on cloud providers and it’s pretty straightforwardly supported everywhere.
As I mentioned in a previous post, I use argoCD as a tool in my CD pipeline for my GKE clusters at $DAYJOB.
At $DAYJOB I’ve been setting up an argoCD instance to build the continuous deployment pipeline and so far it’s been pretty slick.
It’s super easy and fast to create metrics in the GCP console, especially in the rush of debugging.
Summary GCP, and in particular its components GCE has a nice feature to run containers directly on a VM, without the need to spin up a GKE cluster or to provision a machine by yourself.
Summary This little post is to show how to get the public IP of your client/visitor when using the nginx-ingress on EKS.