DO - Kubernetes (DOKS)

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DigitalOcean Kubernetes (DOKS)

DOKS is a managed Kubernetes service offered by DigitalOcean. The service is designed to deploy and manage Kubernetes clusters on DigitalOcean's platform. The key aspects of DOKS include:

  1. Ease of Management: The requirement to set up and maintain the underlying infrastructure is eliminated, simplifying the management of Kubernetes clusters.

  2. User-Friendly Interface: It provides an intuitive interface that facilitates the creation and administration of clusters.

  3. Integration with DigitalOcean Services: It seamlessly integrates with other services provided by DigitalOcean, such as Load Balancers and Block Storage.

  4. Automatic Updates and Upgrades: The service includes the automatic updating and upgrading of clusters to ensure they are up-to-date.


# Generate kubeconfig from doctl
doctl kubernetes cluster kubeconfig save <cluster-id>

# Use a kubeconfig file that you can download from the console
kubectl --kubeconfig=/<pathtodirectory>/k8s-1-25-4-do-0-ams3-1670939911166-kubeconfig.yaml get nodes


# Get clusters
doctl kubernetes cluster list

# Get node pool of cluster (number of nodes)
doctl kubernetes cluster node-pool list <cluster-id>

# Get DO resources used by the cluster
doctl kubernetes cluster list-associated-resources <cluster-id>
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