1. Deploy the apid-helper helm chart on Kubernetes


    Deploying a Helm chart on Kubernetes using Pulumi is a process that involves writing a Pulumi program to specify the desired state of your Kubernetes resources. Helm is a package manager for Kubernetes, which allows you to define, install, and upgrade Kubernetes applications described in Helm Charts.

    The Pulumi Kubernetes provider includes a Chart class, which can be used to deploy Helm charts. The Chart resource allows you to specify the chart to deploy along with any values that you want to override.

    Below is a Pulumi program that deploys the apid-helper Helm chart onto a Kubernetes cluster. Before running this code, you'll need to have Pulumi installed and set up, as well as access to a Kubernetes cluster configured with kubectl.

    import * as k8s from '@pulumi/kubernetes'; // Create an instance of the `apid-helper` Helm chart. const apidHelperChart = new k8s.helm.v3.Chart('apid-helper', { chart: 'apid-helper', // Specify the repository where `apid-helper` helm chart is located. // If it's a custom repository, you will need to provide the repo URL like below: // repo: 'https://example.com/charts', // If you have the chart locally you can use: // path: './path-to-local-chart-directory', // Include any custom values you wish to override. For example: // values: { // key: 'value' // } }, { // If you need to specify a different namespace: namespace: 'default', // change to the target namespace if needed }); // Export the name of the chart. export const chartName = apidHelperChart.metadata.name;

    In the above program:

    • We import the @pulumi/kubernetes package, which contains the necessary classes to interact with a Kubernetes cluster using Pulumi.

    • We create an instance of Chart, which indicates that we want to deploy the apid-helper chart. You may need to replace 'apid-helper' with the exact chart name you are trying to deploy, or specify additional options depending on where your chart is hosted and what configuration it requires.

    • We export the name of the Helm release for your reference. You can view this output after deployment by running pulumi stack output.

    Please replace the placeholders in the chart object (repo, path, and values) with actual values relevant to your apid-helper chart. If the chart is from a public repository like Helm's stable repo, usually you don't need to use the repo field. If it's from a custom repository, make sure to add the repo field with the repository URL.

    Once the program is ready, you can deploy the chart by running the following commands in the directory where your Pulumi TypeScript program is located:

    pulumi up

    This will start the deployment process, and you will see the status updates and resources being created in the command line. Once done, if everything is successful, your Helm chart will be deployed to the Kubernetes cluster.

    Keep in mind that if your Kubernetes cluster is not the default one configured in ~/.kube/config, you might need to specify the kubeconfig file when initializing the Provider object or ensure the correct context is set in your kubeconfig file before running Pulumi.