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Deployment on an existing Kubernetes cluster using Helm

OSCAR can also be deployed on any existing Kubernetes cluster through its helm chart. However, to make the platform work properly, the following dependencies must be satisfied

  • A StorageClass with the ReadWriteMany access mode must be configured in the cluster for the creation of the persistent volume mounted on the service containers. For this purpose, we use the Kubernetes NFS-Client Provisioner, but there are other volume plugins that support this access mode.
  • MinIO must be deployed and properly configured in the cluster. Its helm chart can be used for this purpose. It is important to configure it properly to have access from inside and outside the cluster, as the OSCAR's web interface connects directly to its API. In the OSCAR helm chart, you must indicate the values corresponding to its credentials and endpoint.