Continental Innovates with Rancher and Kubernetes
This file is a template to help you get started researching articles for Rancher. Reference the research assistant document for more details on how to fill it out. Get in touch with your contact if you have any questions as you work.
## Article Description
In this section, describe in detail:
* What the article will cover
* What technology will be used
* Who you think the best audience would be
* What they will end up learning and producing
This gives Rancher writers important context and allows them to write with the
correct goals in mind.
## Article Requirements
In this section, outline the prerequisites that a user would need to fulfill in
order to complete this procedure. Outline the following types of information:
* Technology requirements (for example: three Debian servers, each with at
least 4GB of RAM)
* Accounts (e.g., a Docker Hub account to store images and a GCP account to
provision a cluster)
* Preliminary configuration (e.g., a non-root user with `sudo` privileges on
* Knowledge and familiarity (e.g., experience building container images)
## Article Outline and Notes
This is where to write out and organize the major parts of your research. Use
the article outline approved by your Rancher contact as a starting point to
build out more comprehensive instructions and notes.
Divide your outline into organizational sections, as you would when writing an
article. In each section, include the following:
* Bullet points that describe the process a user would complete, trade offs you
considered, any commentary on why you chose a certain path, etc. Help your
the future article writer understand why you are suggesting an action or
* The exact commands needed to complete this phase of the operation. If
helpful, include the expected output so that your contact can verify that
steps were completed correctly.
* Screenshots, supporting images, or recommendations for assets that the
Rancher team can create internally
* Links to the sources you referenced. This helps us validate the process,
provide additional context for readers when appropriate, and ensure that
we're recommending safe and reliable practices.
These sections should constitute the bulk of your research. They provide
guidance that helps writers build out an article based on the information
you've collected and verified.