First Steps with Prometheus and Grafana on Kubernetes on Windows

Lucas Jellema 1

Preparation: before I started with Prometheus, I installed VirtualBox, Minikube with Tiller on my Windows 10 laptop – as described in this article: https://technology.amis.nl/2018/08/13/running-kubernetes-1-10-using-minikube-on-windows-10-adding-kubectl-and-helm-tiller/. I then increased the Base Memory setting for the minikube vm to 8192 MB (the default 2048 MB is not sufficient) After making this change – […]

Running Kubernetes 1.10 using MiniKube on Windows 10 (adding kubectl and helm/tiller)

Lucas Jellema 1

Some quick steps to get Minikube for K8S 1.10 up and running on Windows 10 (presuming VirtualBox has already been installed) Download kubectl binary from: https://storage.googleapis.com/kubernetes-release/release/v1.11.0/bin/windows/amd64/kubectl.exe  Copy kubectl.exe to any directory of your liking; add that directory to the PATH environment variable. Download minikube from https://github.com/kubernetes/minikube/releases  Download the minikube-windows-amd64.exe file, […]

Programmatically extract key and value from Windows registry using simple Dos command line statement

Lucas Jellema

The Windows Registry can be inspected from a Dos (Command Prompt) command. The key and data element I was looking for is: Key Name: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\chrome.exe Data Name: Path The OS command we can use to extract the value of this entry: REG QUERY “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\chrome.exe” /S /v Path The […]