Introduction

This hands-on workshop is related to the Cloud-Native-Starter hands-on workshop Build a Java Microservice and deploy the Microservice to Kubernetes on IBM Cloud

In this workshop you automate the deployment steps of Lab 4 - Deploy to Kubernetes in the hands-on workshop. The Authors Microservice will be automated deployed to a free Kubernetes cluster on IBM Cloud.

Estimated time and level

Time

Level

one hour

beginners

Objectives

After you complete this workshop, you'll understand the toolchain automation to deploy the authors microservice.

  • Build the container for the authors microservice

  • Save the container in the IBM Cloud Registry

  • Deploy the authors microservice to the free Kubernetes cluster on IBM Cloud

In the following image you get an overview deployment of the authors microserviceto to a free IBM Cloud Kubernetes Cluster.

Overview of the Authors Microservice deployment

About this workshop

The introductory page of the workshop is broken down into the following sections:

Agenda

These are the labs of this workshop, go through all of them in sequence, start with lab 1:

Lab 1

Register for IBM Cloud

Lab 2

Insert feature code

Lab 3

Create a free Kubernetes cluster

Lab 4

Configure the IBM Cloud Container Registry

Lab 5

Deploy the Microservice with the IBM Cloud toolchain

Lab 6

Use the created toolchain

Lab 7

Verify the deployed authors microservice

Compatibility

This workshop has been tested on the following platforms:

Technology Used

Credits