Today, I will get started with the book: The DevOps 2.3 Toolkit; and will work my way through the book.

Chapter 1 provides an introduction to Kubernetes; I will use it to optimise the notes from he previous day.

Chapter 2 provides a walkthrough on how to set-up a local Kubernetes cluster using minikube or microk8s. Alternatively, kind could also be used to create a local Kubernetes cluster.


  1. Have Docker isntalled (if not go ahead and do it):
  2. Install kubectl

Here is how to install kubectl

If you have the Homebrew package manager installed, you can use that:

brew install kubectl

On Linux, the commands are going to be:

curl -LO [<$>](<$>)(curl -s https:/\\

chmod +x ./kubectl

sudo mv ./kubectl /usr/local/bin/kubectl

To make sure you have kubectl installed, you can run