The easiest way to get started with Fabric8 and Kubernetes on your laptop is via MiniKube
minikube start --memory=6000
Then follow the on screen prompts.
Note that on OS X we recommend you use the
xhyve driver which avoids you having to install VirtualBox and Vagrant; its also leaner & meaner and requires less memory:
minikube start --memory=6000 --vm-driver=xhyve
On Windows you should use the
You should now be able to connect to the cluster via the
kubectl command line tool from Kubernetes which you can download kubectl for your platform.
kubectl get pods
Now type the following:
gofabric8 deploy -y
At any point you can validate your installation via:
To open the Fabric8 Developer Console then type the following:
minikube service fabric8
Then a browse window will open for the console.
To see the URL so you can open it in another browser you can type:
minikube service fabric8 --url
You can use the same command to open other consoles too like gogs, Jenkins or Nexus
minikube service gogs minikube service jenkins minikube service nexus
Though from the Fabric8 Developer Console you can easily switch between all your development tools using the tool drop down menu at the top right of the screen:
To use docker on your host communicating with the docker daemon inside your MiniKube cluster type:
eval $(minikube docker-env)
Check out the troubleshooting guide for more help.