Helm Package Manager

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Helm Package Manager


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Helm is a toolset for managing Kubernetes packages (also called Charts), which contain pre-configured Kubernetes resources. In this lab, you will learn how to install the Helm server and client, how to configure MySQL via a Chart, and how to test the installed MySQL app.

What you'll do

  • Create a Kubernetes Cluster in Kubernetes Engine.
  • Install and configure the Helm toolset.
  • Install the MySQL chart.
  • Test the MySQL chart installation with a MySQL client.


This is an advanced lab. Before taking it, you should be familiar with at least the basics of Docker and Kubernetes. Here are some Qwiklabs that can get you up to speed:

You should also have a basic knowledge of Linux system administration/command line tools.

Once your prepared, scroll down to learn the basics of Helm.

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