1. Deploy the ibm-db2 helm chart on Opensshift


    To deploy the IBM Db2 Helm chart on an OpenShift cluster using Pulumi, you'll be working with Kubernetes resources through the Pulumi Kubernetes provider. Helm charts are a convenient way to deploy and manage applications on Kubernetes. The kubernetes.helm.v3.Chart resource class allows you to install Helm charts into a Kubernetes cluster.

    Here's a step-by-step guide on how to use Pulumi to deploy the IBM Db2 Helm chart:

    1. Setup Your Pulumi Project: You'll want to create a Pulumi project if you don't already have one. This will establish your TypeScript development environment.

    2. Install Pulumi Kubernetes Provider: You must have the Pulumi CLI installed and have the Kubernetes provider available. Make sure your environment is configured to access your OpenShift cluster (e.g., via oc command-line tool or kubeconfig file).

    3. Define the IBM Db2 Helm Chart Resource: You will write TypeScript code to define a kubernetes.helm.v3.Chart resource for the IBM Db2 Helm chart. You’ll specify the necessary configuration such as the chart version, any custom values, and the OpenShift namespace where it should be deployed.

    4. Deploy: Run pulumi up to deploy your infrastructure.

    The following program demonstrates these steps in TypeScript:

    import * as k8s from "@pulumi/kubernetes"; // STEP 1: Set up the OpenShift namespace where Db2 will be installed. const namespace = new k8s.core.v1.Namespace("db2-namespace", { metadata: { name: "ibm-db2", }, }); // STEP 2: Deploy the IBM Db2 Helm chart. const db2Chart = new k8s.helm.v3.Chart("ibm-db2-chart", { chart: "ibm-db2", // This is a placeholder, you need the exact chart name or path version: "VERSION", // Specify the version of the chart you want to deploy namespace: namespace.metadata.name, fetchOpts: { repo: "https://charts.yourhelmrepo.com/", // Replace with the Helm repository URL where the IBM Db2 chart is stored }, // `values` are the Helm chart values you want to override, specify according to Db2 Helm chart requirements values: { // For example, if it requires a username and password you can set: db2: { username: "example-username", password: "example-password", }, }, }, { dependsOn: [namespace] }); // Ensure namespace is created before deploying the chart // Export the namespace where Db2 was deployed. export const db2Namespace = namespace.metadata.name;

    When you've configured this program with the actual names and values required for the IBM Db2 Helm chart:

    • Replace VERSION with the version number of the Db2 Helm chart you wish to deploy.
    • Substitute https://charts.yourhelmrepo.com/ with the actual Helm repository URL.
    • Update values with necessary values for the Db2 Helm chart. These are specific to the chart and may vary, refer to the chart's documentation for guidance.

    This assumes you have the necessary permissions and configurations to interact with your OpenShift cluster, and that your kubeconfig is set up appropriately.

    Run pulumi up to preview and deploy the changes. Ensure you inspect the preview before confirming to avoid any unintended changes.

    Remember that Helm charts have specific parameters you can set for customizing the deployment, defined in the chart's values.yaml file. These can be overridden in the values property of the Pulumi Helm chart resource initializer. Always review the Helm chart's instructions for required configurations.