Barcelona Hackathon PKS PowerVKE VMware VMworld VMworld 2018
Published on 27 November 2018 by Christopher Lewis. Words: 239. Reading Time: 2 mins.
At this years VMworld Europe Hackathon, I was a part of Team #PowerVKE, founding members:
- Chris Porter (@uprightvinyl) (Team Leader)
- Christopher Lewis (@thecloudxpert)
- Dave Simpson (@bfd_diplomacy)
- Stephen Hackers (@StephenHackers)
- Tony Cota (@VMXBandit)
- Colin Westwater (@cwestwater)
- Dominik Zorgnotti (@DominikZ)
PowerVKE is a PowerShell module that can be used to connect to VMware’s Kubernetes Engine (VKE). This was a Beta VMware Cloud Service. Unfortunately, in the Day 1 Keynote, Pat Gelsinger announced the release of VMware Cloud PKS (formerly VKE) which meant VKE had been re-branded overnight (and they didn’t even ask us)!
The team had varying skills in Kubernetes, PowerShell and Github, but we all managed to learn something, which is what the #Hackathon is all about!
PowerVKE is still very much in it’s incubation phase (v0.1.1) with only the following functions supported:
If you want to be involved in this community based project, go check out the github page https://github.com/PowerVKE/ and contribute!
For more information on the VMworld Europe 2018 VMware Code Hackathon, checkout my article. #SpoilerAlert we came joint second!
Final shout out to Chris Porter, who even managed to get PowerVKE stickers created that didn’t arrive in time!
@PowerVKE stickers have arrived, shame the delivery was delayed so they turned up after leaving for #vmworld. I think a lot of people in the office will be getting a PowerVKE sticker today! pic.twitter.com/gWGwoUSj7A— PowerVKE (@PowerVKE) November 9, 2018