1. Deploy the v3-oracle helm chart on Kubernetes


    Deploying a Helm chart on Kubernetes using Pulumi involves several steps. You'll be defining the necessary resources in TypeScript to manage the deployment lifecycle through Pulumi's infrastructure as code approach. We'll deploy the v3-oracle Helm chart assuming that such a chart exists and is hosted in a Helm repository.

    First, ensure you have Pulumi installed and set up along with kubectl and helm. Ensure Kubernetes context is configured correctly to interact with your cluster.

    We'll be using the @pulumi/kubernetes package, which allows you to work with Kubernetes resources within your Pulumi programs. Specifically, we will use the helm.v3.Chart class to deploy a Helm chart to a Kubernetes cluster.

    Detailed Explanation:

    1. Importing Dependencies: We import necessary modules from Pulumi to work with Kubernetes resources and Helm charts.
    2. Creating a Chart Resource: We'll create an instance of the Chart resource provided by the @pulumi/kubernetes/helm module. This resource will represent the Helm chart we intend to deploy.
    3. Setting Chart Properties: The Chart resource requires properties such as the chart name, version, values to override default settings, and the namespace to which it should be deployed.
    4. Exporting Outputs: We optionally export any outputs that could be useful, for example, if the chart launches a service with an external IP, we might want to export this IP address.

    Below is the TypeScript program that performs the Helm chart deployment:

    import * as k8s from "@pulumi/kubernetes"; // Create an instance of the helm.v3.Chart class to deploy the v3-oracle helm chart. const oracleChart = new k8s.helm.v3.Chart("v3-oracle-chart", { // Specify the chart, repository, and version to use. // Please replace with the actual repository URL or name where the v3-oracle chart is located. // Assume the chart is in a repository that is already added to helm with `helm repo add` chart: "v3-oracle", version: "<chart-version>", // Replace with the actual chart version you want to deploy. // Setting the namespace where the chart will be installed, default is "default". // If the namespace doesn't exist, it needs to be created prior to deployment. namespace: "default", // Supply any values that you want to override the chart defaults here. // For example, if the chart expects specific values for some parameters, place them here. values: { /* key: value, // Example structure to override the values */ }, // If authentication against the Helm repo is required, you may need to specify fetchOpts. /* fetchOpts: { repo: "https://example.com/helm-charts/v3-oracle", // Additional options such as CA file, username, and password if needed for private repositories. }, */ }); // Export relevant data as stack outputs. This might include service URLs, external IPs, etc. export const chartStatus = oracleChart.status;

    Replace the <chart-version> with the version of the v3-oracle chart you wish to deploy. If you need to override default configuration values for this chart, you can add them as key-value pairs within the values property.

    Alternatively, if the Helm chart requires special fetching options, such as credentials for a private repository, you can uncomment the fetchOpts property and provide the necessary details.

    Remember that Pulumi will handle the lifecycle of these resources for you. This includes creating any new resources, updating them if the chart version changes or if you modify configuration values, and cleaning up resources when they're destroyed or if they're no longer part of your Pulumi program.

    To run this Pulumi program, save the code to a file with a .ts extension (for TypeScript), for example, deploy-chart.ts. Then, execute it using the Pulumi CLI:

    pulumi up

    Pulumi will calculate the differences between your current infrastructure's state and what's described in the program and propose changes accordingly. If you're satisfied with the plan, confirm the deployment, and Pulumi will make the necessary API calls to Kubernetes to deploy the Helm chart.

    Once execution completes, you can use kubectl or the Kubernetes Dashboard to further inspect your deployed resources.

    Please ensure that you replace placeholders such as <chart-version> and configuration values with actual values that are relevant to the v3-oracle chart you are deploying. If the Helm chart is in a private repository, provide the fetchOpts with appropriate values like username, password, and repo.