Switch branches/tags
Nothing to show
Find file History



HackMD is a realtime, multiplatform collaborative markdown note editor.


This chart bootstraps a HackMD deployment on a Kubernetes cluster using the Helm package manager.

It also packages the PostgreSQL which is required for bootstrapping a PostgreSQL deployment for the database requirements of the HackMD application.


  • Kubernetes 1.8+
  • PV provisioner support in the underlying infrastructure


$ git clone https://github.com/hackmdio/docker-hackmd.git
$ helm install stable/hackmd


The following configurations may be set. It is recommended to use values.yaml for overwriting the hackmd config.

Parameter Description Default
replicaCount How many replicas to run. 1
image.repository Name of the image to run, without the tag. hackmdio/hackmd
image.tag The image tag to use. 1.0.1-ce
image.pullPolicy The kubernetes image pull policy. IfNotPresent
service.name The kubernetes service name to use. hackmd
service.type The kubernetes service type to use. ClusterIP
service.port Service port. 3000
ingress.enabled If true, Ingress will be created false
ingress.annotations Ingress annotations []
ingress.hosts Ingress hostnames []
ingress.tls Ingress TLS configuration (YAML) []
resources Resource requests and limits {}
persistence.enabled If true, Persistent Volume Claim will be created true
persistence.accessModes Persistent Volume access modes [ReadWriteOnce]
persistence.annotations Persistent Volume annotations {}
persistence.existingClaim Persistent Volume existing claim name ""
persistence.size Persistent Volume size 2Gi
persistence.storageClass Persistent Volume Storage Class unset
extraVars Hackmd's extra environment variables []
postgresql.install Enable PostgreSQL as a chart dependency true
postgresql.imageTag The image tag for PostgreSQL 9.6.2
postgresql.postgresUser PostgreSQL User to create hackmd
postgresql.postgresHost PostgreSQL host (if postgresql.install == false) nil
postgresql.postgresPassword PostgreSQL Password for the new user random 10 characters
postgresql.postgresDatabase PostgreSQL Database to create hackmd