In the Kubernetes ecosystem there exists a plethora of tooling to stand up a cluster, but how do you know if your cluster is fully functional and ready to be loaded? In this post, we will outline how to leverage Heptio Sonobuoy as part of your preflight checklist to ensure your cluster is functional and ready to run workloads. We will also outline some of the motivations that lead to its design.


Any Kubernetes distribution has a series of versioned components with a well defined set of configurations. For example, a typical stack may have a number of variations across…

Timothy St. Clair

Polyglot • Distributed Systems • Cluster Management • HPC • HTC • Scheduling

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