Monthly Archives: March 2019

run kubernetes minikube in a vm or in a linux docker host

run kubernetes minikube in a vm or in a linux docker host

in a vm

in a linux docker host

Minikube also supports a --vm-driver=none option that runs the Kubernetes components on the host and not in a VM. Using this driver requires Docker and a Linux environment but not a hypervisor.

# aptitude install


$ minikube start --vm-driver=none

๐Ÿ˜„  minikube v0.35.0 on linux (amd64)
๐Ÿคน  Configuring local host environment ...

โš ๏ธ  The 'none' driver provides limited isolation and may reduce system security and reliability.
โš ๏ธ  For more information, see:

โš ๏ธ  kubectl and minikube configuration will be stored in /root
โš ๏ธ  To use kubectl or minikube commands as your own user, you may
โš ๏ธ  need to relocate them. For example, to overwrite your own settings:

    โ–ช sudo mv /root/.kube /root/.minikube $HOME
    โ–ช sudo chown -R $USER $HOME/.kube $HOME/.minikube

๐Ÿ’ก  This can also be done automatically by setting the env var CHANGE_MINIKUBE_NONE_USER=true
๐Ÿ”ฅ  Creating none VM (CPUs=2, Memory=2048MB, Disk=20000MB) ...
๐Ÿ“ถ  "minikube" IP address is
๐Ÿณ  Configuring Docker as the container runtime ...
โœจ  Preparing Kubernetes environment ...
๐Ÿ’พ  Downloading kubeadm v1.13.4
๐Ÿ’พ  Downloading kubelet v1.13.4
๐Ÿšœ  Pulling images required by Kubernetes v1.13.4 ...

see also

kubernetes and more

kubernetes and more

kubernetes minikube

see also


Cloud Native Computing Foundation – the home of kubernetes and prometheus

Cloud Native Computing Foundation – the home of kubernetes and prometheus

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation builds sustainable ecosystems and fosters
a community around a constellation of high-quality projects that orchestrate
containers as part of a microservices architecture.

London @OpenShift User Group – CNCF, #Kubernetes, Rook & Crossplane presentations

Tonights London OpenShift User Group meetup @sainsburys featured some fantastic cncf, kubernetes, rook and crossplane presentations.

Rook and Crossplane

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019, 6:30 PM

33 Holborn
33 Holborn London, GB

25 Openshifters Went

OpenShifters, I apologise for the late notification, but we have an opportunity to take advantage of Cloud Expo. The founder of Rook and Crossplane will be in London. As such, we will be diving into two open source projects in the Kubernetes ecosystem, Rook ( and Crossplane ( That’s right, three hours of hardc…

Check out this Meetup →

With special thanks to


Jared included a great LIVE kubernetes self healing wordpress mysql rook ceph demo.