PowerFlex + Ansible + Terraform + Rancher & Kubernetes

My colleague Jonathan Asvestis has recently published a 3 part series on putting all of these great technologies together in the most simplest way I have seen to date. Do check it out!

GitHub Repository of his example code: https://github.com/asvesj/powerflex-csi

PowerFlex and DevOps (Part 1) – Using Terraform to provision vSphere virtual machines

PowerFlex and DevOps (Part 2) – Kubernetes creation and configuration using Ansible playbooks

PowerFlex and DevOps (Part 3) – PowerFlex CSI plugin install and Cassandra persistent volumes

Updated – 8th October 2020 for the CSI 1.2 PowerFlex version which was recently released.:

2 thoughts on “PowerFlex + Ansible + Terraform + Rancher & Kubernetes

  1. hi matt
    great, really great demonstration, it was a pleasure to do this project in my own lab, even if it last more than 20 minutes 🙂

    i’m looking forward to working with you in the powerflex lab…

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  1. I saw something like - sdsState (Normal/RemovePending) - mdmConnectionState (Connected/Disconnected) - maintenanceState (NoMaintenance/SetMaintenanceInProgress/InMaintenance/ExitMaintenanceInProgress) https://developer.dell.com/apis/4008/versions/3.6/PowerFlex_3.6_RESTAPI.v1_149.json/paths/~1api~1instances~1Sds::%7Bid%7D/get This can help a great deal…