How to limit resources using Quotas & Limit Ranges in OpenShift?

29 Apr 2020 » openshift, nodejs

Objective

  • Create project my-project
  • Create Quota & Limit Ranges for project my-project
  • Deploy nodejs Application using S2I
  • Verify allocated Quota & Limits

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Step 1: Set up OpenShift environment Go to Katacoda.com & click on start scenario

Step 2: Create project my-project

oc new-project my-project

Step 3: Create quota

oc create quota project-quota --hard=pods=10

Step 4: Describe quota

oc describe quota project-quota

Step 5: Create limit ranges

vi limits.yaml

Add following limit range

apiVersion: v1
kind: LimitRange
metadata:
  name: project-limits
spec:
  limits:
  - type: Container
    max: {cpu: '2'}
    min: {cpu: 100m}
    default: {cpu: 300m}
oc create -f limits.yaml

Step 6: Describe limit ranges

oc describe limits project-limits

Step 7: Describe node

oc describe node localhost | grep -A 4 Allocated

Step 8: Deploy nodejs application using s2i

oc new-app -i nodejs:8 https://github.com/sagar-jadhav/node-hello --name nodejs -l app=demo

Step 9: Describe quota

oc describe quota project-quota

Step 10: Describe limit

oc describe limits project-limits

Step 11: Scale up nodejs application

oc scale dc nodejs --replicas=9

Step 12: Describe quota

oc describe quota project-quota

Step 13: Describe limit

oc describe limits project-limits

Step 14: Scale up nodejs application

oc scale dc nodejs --replicas=15

Step 15: List pods

oc get pods

Step 16: List events

oc get events

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