1. Deploy the copy-database helm chart on Kubernetes


    To deploy the copy-database Helm chart on Kubernetes using Pulumi, you will need to use the Chart resource from the Pulumi Kubernetes provider. This resource allows you to deploy a Helm chart to a Kubernetes cluster. The chart could be from any Helm chart repository, or it could be one that you have created yourself.

    Here's a step-by-step explanation of what you'll need to do in your Pulumi program:

    1. Import dependencies: You'll need to import the relevant Pulumi Kubernetes library to be able to define Kubernetes resources.

    2. Create a Kubernetes Provider: If you are targeting a Kubernetes cluster that is not the default (configured in your kubeconfig), you will create an instance of a Provider resource that points to the desired cluster.

    3. Deploy the Helm Chart: Use the Chart resource to specify the Helm chart you want to deploy (copy-database in this case). Additionally, provide configuration details such as the chart version, any custom values to override the defaults, and the namespace for deployment.

    4. Export any required Outputs: After deploying the Helm chart, you might want to export the status or any other outputs provided by the Helm chart.

    Below is a TypeScript program that does just that. Please ensure you have Pulumi installed and configured with access to a Kubernetes cluster. Then, you can place the following program in a file (e.g., index.ts) and run it using pulumi up.

    import * as pulumi from "@pulumi/pulumi"; import * as kubernetes from "@pulumi/kubernetes"; // Define the namespace where the Helm chart will be installed. const namespace = new kubernetes.core.v1.Namespace("copy-database-ns", { metadata: { name: "copy-database-ns" }, }); // Deploy the 'copy-database' Helm chart. const copyDatabaseChart = new kubernetes.helm.v3.Chart("copy-database", { chart: "copy-database", version: "1.0.0", // replace with the specific chart version you want to deploy namespace: namespace.metadata.name, // If the chart requires any custom values, define them here. values: { // custom values to override the chart defaults go here }, // If the chart is in a custom repository, specify `repo` attribute here. fetchOpts: { repo: "http://charts.example.com/", // replace with the URL of the chart repo }, }, { provider: /* your Kubernetes provider if it's not the default */ }); // Export the status of the deployed Helm chart. export const status = copyDatabaseChart.status; // To see the exported output after the `pulumi up` command finishes, use: // `pulumi stack output status`.

    In this program:

    • @pulumi/pulumi is a core Pulumi library for defining and managing resources,
    • @pulumi/kubernetes is the Pulumi Kubernetes library, which provides the necessary abstractions to define Kubernetes resources in a Pulumi program,
    • kubernetes.core.v1.Namespace is a Pulumi resource that creates a Kubernetes namespace,
    • kubernetes.helm.v3.Chart is a Pulumi resource used to deploy a Helm chart to a Kubernetes cluster,
    • values is an object where you specify any custom configurations for the Helm chart. These values override the defaults specified within the Helm chart itself,
    • fetchOpts is an object where you can specify options for fetching the Helm chart, such as the repository URL,
    • export const status = copyDatabaseChart.status; will allow you to view the status of the Helm chart after it has been deployed when you run pulumi stack output status in your CLI.

    Remember to replace the chart, version, repo, and values fields in the code with the actual values for the copy-database Helm chart that you're trying to deploy. If your Kubernetes cluster is set up as the default in your kubeconfig, you do not need to specify a provider; otherwise, you'll need to configure one for the target cluster.