Google Cloud Platform

Another Reason to Enable Private IP Addresses on Google Cloud SQL

Google Cloud SQL recently introduced the capability for an instance to have an IP address within the private address space of your VPC network. Previously, all Cloud SQL instances had IP addresses within the address space of the public Internet. Obviously, the public IP was a security and privacy concern, as well as a potential …

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Creating Kubernetes Secrets Using TLS/SSL as an Example

Creating Kubernetes secrets isn’t intuitive the first time you do it. A common reason to use a secret is to add a SSL/TLS certificate to a cluster. Kubernetes provides two ways to add a secret: directly on the command line, and from a YAML source file. First, let’s generate a test certificate to work with …

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