Managing secrets in a GitOps way using argocd-vault-plugin
- Background on managing microservices with Kubernetes
- Challenges with managing resources and observability
- Solution: GitOps to manage resources and secrets
- Introduction to argocd-vault-plugin
- Benefits of using argocd-vault-plugin for secret management
- Anecdote: Challenges with manual management of resources and secrets
The team started out managing a monolith deployed to websphere manually. As they moved to microservices and Kubernetes, they faced challenges with managing resources and observability. They turned to GitOps to manage resources and secrets, and found argocd-vault-plugin to be a useful tool for secret management.