Welcome to my personal website. I created it with the goal to write about stuff I’m currently learning and experiencing. I hope you’ll enjoy it as much as I enjoyed building it.

You can reach me and stay informed on what I do at the links below.

Kustomize vs. Helm

Prerequisites If you want to follow along and try commands on your own machine, make sure to install Kubectl, Helm and Kustomize before reading this article by using the following links: Kubectl Installation Guide Helm Installation Guide Kustomize Installation Guide Helm Introduction Helm is described as a package manager for Kubernetes, the same way apt is the package manager for Ubuntu. It was originally developed by Microsoft a few years ago, but is now part of the CNCF....

July 7, 2021 · 7 min · Charles Guertin

A Homelab You Say?

What’s a Homelab? A Homelab is an at home space where you can do experiments without major consequences. In my case, it’s an opportunity to play with various technologies that interest me, mostly infrastructure-related ones. So, this means I can enhance my skills and learn new stuff that will be useful for my career. Above all else, it’s a great way to have fun with hardware and software. Working as an SRE, my Homelab consists mostly of deploying, observing and automating different kinds of cloud-native applications on my servers....

May 23, 2021 · 4 min · Charles Guertin

Hello.. World!

First things first So… here we go. This is officially my first post on this website and I’m pretty excited! I’ve been thinking about doing this project for a long time and now I’m officially doing it, and it feels good. Also, for those of you who don’t know me, my name is Charles, I live in Montreal, I’m currently a 3rd year student at ÉTS in Software Engineering and I work as an Online Programmer for Ubisoft, in the Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) division....

May 15, 2021 · 1 min · Charles Guertin