1. Deploy the tks-info helm chart on Kubernetes


    In order to deploy a Helm chart on a Kubernetes cluster using Pulumi, you need to write a Pulumi program that specifies the desired state of your infrastructure. I will guide you through creating a TypeScript program using Pulumi that deploys the tks-info Helm chart into a Kubernetes cluster.

    Before writing the Pulumi code, ensure that you have a Kubernetes cluster up and running. Pulumi will use your local kubeconfig file to interact with your Kubernetes cluster.

    We will be utilizing the kubernetes.helm.v3.Chart resource from the Pulumi Kubernetes provider. This resource enables you to deploy Helm charts into a Kubernetes cluster.

    Here's a detailed breakdown of how you can achieve this:

    1. Import the necessary Pulumi and Kubernetes packages.
    2. Create an instance of kubernetes.helm.v3.Chart.
    3. Provide the Helm chart's name (tks-info in this case) and the chart's settings as arguments to the constructor.

    Here is the TypeScript program that accomplishes this:

    import * as k8s from "@pulumi/kubernetes"; // Create an instance of the tks-info Helm chart const tksInfoChart = new k8s.helm.v3.Chart("tks-info", { // The chart parameter specifies the name of the chart. chart: "tks-info", // You can specify the repository where the chart is located, if it's not a built-in chart. // If the chart is in a public Helm repository, provide the repository URL, like so: // repo: "https://my-helm-repo.example.com/", // If the tks-info chart requires any custom values, provide them here as an object. // For example: // values: { // serviceType: "LoadBalancer", // replicaCount: 3 // }, // If your chart defines different versions, you can specify which version you want to deploy. // version: "1.2.3", }); // If you have a namespace where you want to deploy the chart, you can specify it as well. // For instance, to deploy to a namespace "production", you would add it to the `namespace` option: // const tksInfoChart = new k8s.helm.v3.Chart("tks-info", { // ... // namespace: "production", // ... // }); // Export the resources' names that are deployed. export const tksInfoChartName = tksInfoChart.metadata.apply(metadata => metadata.name);


    • @pulumi/kubernetes: This is the Pulumi Kubernetes package which includes helpers and resources for managing Kubernetes resources.

    • new k8s.helm.v3.Chart(...): This creates a new Helm chart instance in your Kubernetes cluster. The tks-info string argument is a name you give to this instance within Pulumi, while the chart property inside the constructor refers to the Helm chart you're deploying.

    • chart: You specify the name of the chart you want to deploy ("tks-info").

    • repo: If your chart is hosted in a custom Helm repository, add the repo property with the repository URL (commented out in this example).

    • values: If the Helm chart has configuration values that can be customized, you can specify them in the values object. These values will override the default values in the chart's values.yaml file.

    • version: If you need to deploy a specific version of the Helm chart, you can specify it here.

    • namespace: If you want to deploy the Helm chart in a specific Kubernetes namespace, include the namespace option and provide the name of the namespace. If this option is not provided, the default namespace is used.

    • The export statement allows you to expose the name of the Helm chart resource. This is useful if other parts of your infrastructure need to reference it.

    This Pulumi program assumes that your Helm chart (tks-info) exists in a Helm repository and that you have the necessary rights to access the Kubernetes cluster. When you run this program with pulumi up, Pulumi will perform the deployment according to the provided chart details.

    Please replace placeholders for repo, values, version, and namespace with actual values relevant to the tks-info chart and your infrastructure requirements. If tks-info requires a private repository or specific values, make sure to provide them in the respective properties.