How to Deploy Kubernetes Dashboard Using Pulumi to a K3s Cluster

Kubernetes Knowledge I don’t know a ton about Kubernetes. I am still learning, hence this home-lab project. So there may be better ways to do stuff that I have described below. If that is the case, please let me know! Just take what I say with a pinch of salt. It’s been a while since I made an update about my home lab, also an aside, I should’ve given this series a better name. ...

TIL: How to Use Tailscale to Connect to K3S PI Cluster

TIL: How to Use Tailscale to Connect to K3S PI Cluster So what do we do if want to connect to our K3S cluster running our RPIs, but we are not on the same network/at home. Well we can look to use a VPN, in this article we will be using tailscale. It is super easy to setup on NixOS, and we need very little config for Tailscale. It also has a generous free tier, which will be more than enough for our home lab use case. ...

How to Deploy K3s With Colmena on Pi Cluster

In this post, we will go over how we can deploy K3S on our PI cluster we have set up. Which is running NixOS, and we can also pass secrets using sops nix based on the previous parts of this series. Some of you maybe wondering what is K3S, it is a Kubernetes distribution which is tiny i.e. the binary is only 50 MB. It also has fewer dependencies. Make it perfect our PI cluster and home lab and IoT apps. ...