Deploying to a Rancher managed Kubernetes cluster with Octopus

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Mark Harrison

Mark Harrison

Senior Solutions Architect

Octopus Deploy

Shawn Sesna

Shawn Sesna

Solutions Architect

Octopus Deploy

Octopus has supported Kubernetes deployments since 2018 and for many, it's fast becoming the hosting platform of choice. Join Shawn and Mark from our Solutions team to learn more about how to create and manage a Kubernetes cluster hosted in Google Cloud Platform (GCP) using Rancher.

What you'll learn: - How to configure a new GKE cluster in Rancher - Creating an authentication token for use with an Octopus Kubernetes deployment target - Setting up a new Octopus Kubernetes deployment target - Deploying a Java application to the newly created cluster

Meet the speakers

Mark Harrison

Mark Harrison

Senior Solutions Architect – Octopus Deploy

Mark Harrison is a Senior Solutions Architect at Octopus Deploy. Having worked with Octopus since its inception, Mark helps our customers succeed by providing advice on their CI/CD pipelines, attending events, and hosting webinars. Mark has a background in development. He spent most of his career as a Systems Architect for a company in the travel industry. Over the past ten years, Mark has been using various CI/CD tools to transform and simplify software delivery.

Shawn Sesna

Shawn Sesna

Solutions Architect – Octopus Deploy

Shawn Sesna is a Solutions Architect at Octopus Deploy. He helps our customers by providing advice, trouble-shooting features, analyzing instances, and creating examples on samples.octopus.com. He’s also written many [blog posts] (https://octopus.com/blog) on maximizing your use of Octopus Deploy. Before Octopus, Shawn was with the Washington state government for 21 years. His positions included developer, database administrator, configuration manager, and DevOps engineer. In 2015, Shawn implemented Octopus Deploy, replacing a homegrown solution he developed in C#.