Difficulty: Beginner
Estimated Time: 10 minutes

This scenario teaches you how to use Helm, the package manager for Kubernetes, to deploy Redis. Helm simplifies discovering and deploying services to a Kubernetes cluster.

"Helm is the best way to find, share, and use software built for Kubernetes."

More details can be found on their website at http://www.helm.sh/

Congratulations! You've successfully deployed Redis to Kubernetes using Helm.

More details can be found on their website at http://www.helm.sh/

Let everyone know about your success:

Don’t stop now! The next scenario will take about 20 minutes to complete. You can pause and come back at any time.

Helm Package Manager

Step 1 of 4

Install Helm

Helm is a single binary that manages deploying Charts to Kubernetes. A chart is a packaged unit of kubernetes software. It can be downloaded from https://github.com/kubernetes/helm/releases

curl -LO https://storage.googleapis.com/kubernetes-helm/helm-v2.1.3-linux-amd64.tar.gz tar -xvf helm-v2.1.3-linux-amd64.tar.gz mv linux-amd64/helm /usr/local/bin/

Once installed, initialise update the local cache to sync the latest available packages with the environment.

helm init helm repo update