Calico the hard way

Up for the challenge? Calico the hard way takes you under the covers of an end-to-end Calico installation.

A tutorial for installing Calico the hard way.

Get a Kubernetes cluster up and running.

The central datastore for your clusters' operational and configuration state.

Quick review of defining IP pools (IP address ranges) in clusters.

Steps to install the Calico Container Network Interface (CNI)

Learn about Typha for scaling deployment.

Configure and install calico/node as a daemon set.

Quick review of BGP peering options.

Test that networking works correctly.

Verify that network policy works correctly.

Quick review of common roles and access controls for running clusters in production.

Enforce Calico network policy for Istio service mesh applications.