• Kubernetes: cannot delete Pods with local storage

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    While draining a node it might fail with the message cannot delete Pods with local storage as follows:

    $ kubectl drain tycho.pet2cattle.com --ignore-daemonsets
    node/tycho.pet2cattle.com already cordoned
    error: unable to drain node "tycho.pet2cattle.com", aborting command...
    
    There are pending nodes to be drained:
     tycho.pet2cattle.com
    error: cannot delete Pods with local storage (use --delete-emptydir-data to override): spinnaker-ampa/spin-rosco-658fdb4694-v99jt
    

    02/08/2021

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  • Kubernetes Pod: Share a temporal Volume across containers

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    If we need to be able to share some data across containers (one generates the data and the other one consumes it) we can use an emptyDir to create a Volume to mount on both containers.

    30/06/2021

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