Creating a Kubernetes Cluster
Below you will find examples of creating a small 3 node Kubernetes cluster to try NATS on multiple clouds.

Google Kubernetes Engine

Use gcloud to create a 3 node regional Kubernetes cluster on us-west2.
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# Create a 3 node Kubernetes cluster. One node in each of the region's three zones.
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gcloud container clusters create nats-k8s-cluster \
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--project $YOUR_GOOGLE_CLOUD_PROJECT \
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--region us-west2 \
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--num-nodes 1 \
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--machine-type n1-standard-2
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Note that since this is a regional cluster we are specifying --num-nodes 1 which will create a kubelet on 3 different zones. If you are creating a single-zone cluster but want 3 nodes then you have to specify --num-nodes 3.

Amazon Kubernetes Service

The eksctl is a very helpful tool to manage EKS clusters, you can find more docs on how to set it up here.
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# Create 3 node Kubernetes cluster
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eksctl create cluster --name nats-k8s-cluster \
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--nodes 3 \
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--node-type=t3.large \
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--region=eu-west-1
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# Get the credentials for your cluster
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eksctl utils write-kubeconfig --name $YOUR_EKS_NAME --region eu-west-1
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Digital Ocean

You can use doctl to create a cluster as follows:
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doctl kubernetes cluster create nats-k8s-nyc2 --count 3 --region nyc1
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Azure Kubernetes Service

Using az you can create a cluster like this:
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# In case not done already, register to use some services:
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az login
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az provider register -n Microsoft.Network
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az provider register -n Microsoft.Storage
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az provider register -n Microsoft.Compute
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az provider register -n Microsoft.ContainerService
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# Create resource group and 3 node cluster
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az group create --name nats --location westus
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az aks create \
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--resource-group nats \
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--name nats \
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--node-count 3 \
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--node-vm-size Standard_DS2_v2 \
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--load-balancer-sku basic \
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--enable-node-public-ip
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az aks get-credentials --resource-group nats --name nats
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Eventually your cluster will be provided ExternalIPs that the NATS cluster can advertise to clients:
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kubectl get nodes -o wide
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NAME STATUS ROLES AGE VERSION INTERNAL-IP EXTERNAL-IP OS-IMAGE KERNEL-VERSION CONTAINER-RUNTIME
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aks-nodepool1-18657977-0 Ready agent 5d16h v1.13.12 10.240.0.6 52.191.186.114 Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS 4.15.0-1060-azure docker://3.0.7
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aks-nodepool1-18657977-1 Ready agent 5d17h v1.13.12 10.240.0.4 52.229.11.82 Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS 4.15.0-1060-azure docker://3.0.7
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aks-nodepool1-18657977-2 Ready agent 5d17h v1.13.12 10.240.0.5 13.77.149.235 Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS 4.15.0-1060-azure docker://3.0.7
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