/tag/k8s

  • Microservice Deployments

    Kubernetes is a container orchestrator for both short-running (such as workflow/pipeline stages) jobs and long-running (such as web and database servers) services. Containerized applications running in the UVARC Kubernetes cluster are visible to UVA Research networks (and therefore from Rivanna, Skyline, etc.). Web applications can be made visible to the UVA campus or the public Internet. Kubernetes Research Computing runs microservices in a Kubernetes cluster that automates the deployment of many containers, making their management easy and scalable. This cluster will eventually consist of several dozen instances, >2000 cores and >2TB of memory allocated to running containerized services. It will also have over 300TB of cluster storage and can attach to both project and standard storage.
  • ACCORD Community Meeting - August 5, 2022

    When: Aug 5, 2022 11:00AM-3:00PM, Eastern Time (US and Canada) UVA is proud to sponsor a community meeting to discuss ACCORD, how far we have come and where we are headed. The event is all virtual, and you may attend any or all of the topics. Access the Event: Register for the Event Zoom Link You are welcome to invite colleagues to attend the Community Meeting, especially researchers who are new to ACCORD. Agenda 11:00 – 11:10 Welcome to ACCORD 11:10 – 12:00 Technical Overview of ACCORD 12:00 – 12:15 Break 12:15 – 12:45 Demo of ACCORD 12:45 – 1:30 Brown bag lunch with users sharing their experience 1:30 – 1:50 Breakout Room Topic Discussions Session 1 1:50 – 1:55 Switch Breakout Rooms 1:55 – 2:15 Breakout Room Topic Discussions Session 2 2:15 – 2:30 Break 2:30 – 3:00 Peek into the Future of ACCORD The same topics will be covered in the two breakout sessions so that you may attend two of the topics.
  • Microservices

    Microservice architecture is an approach to designing and running applications. Such applications are typically run within containers, made popular in the last few years by Docker. Containers are portable, efficient, and disposable, and contain code and any dependencies in a single package. Containerized microservices typically run a single process, rather than an entire stack within the same computing environment. This allows portions of your application to be easily replaced or scaled as needed. Transition to Kubernetes - Research Computing is transitioning away from DCOS for microservice orchestration in favor of Kubernetes, the open-source orchestrator originating from Google. New deployments will be launched directly in Kuberenetes and existing DCOS deployments will be migrated over the Summer and Fall of 2022.