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Keilan Jackson

Keilan’s specialty is bringing development, quality assurance, and operations together for efficient delivery and maintenance of software. He believes that functional programming, typed JavaScript, and Docker make the world a better place. His free time is spent sampling Utah’s amazing micro brews and co-parenting cats Artemis and Queue with his boyfriend.

AWS, Kubernetes

IAM Access in Kubernetes: How to Install Kube2iam
By Keilan Jackson on April 7, 2020

IAM is the de-facto method of authorization in AWS. Most Kubernetes “Quick Start” guides for AWS do not adequately cover how to manage IAM access in your pods. This blog series will...

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AWS, Kubernetes

IAM Access in Kubernetes: How to Install Kiam
By Keilan Jackson on April 1, 2020

In the last post, we compared kiam and kube2iam head-to-head. While kube2iam was declared the winner of that comparison, I feel that the case for kiam too compelling, and the setup too...

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AWS, Kubernetes

IAM Access in Kubernetes: Kube2iam vs. Kiam
By Keilan Jackson on March 25, 2020

IAM is the de-facto method of authorization in AWS. Most Kubernetes “Quick Start” guides for AWS do not adequately cover how to manage IAM access in your pods. This blog series will...

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AWS, Kubernetes

IAM Access in Kubernetes: The AWS Security Problem
By Keilan Jackson on March 17, 2020

Identity and access management (IAM) in AWS is a way to grant access to AWS services and collect and transmit data and credentials. Most Kubernetes “Quick Start” guides for AWS do not...

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Kubernetes

AWS Kubernetes: Kops vs. EKS
By Keilan Jackson on March 3, 2020

There are three popular methods for running Kubernetes on AWS: manually set up everything on EC2 instances, use Kops to manage your cluster, or use Amazon EKS to manage your cluster....

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Kubernetes Rolling Update Configuration
By Keilan Jackson on February 26, 2020

Deployment controllers are a type of Pod controller in Kubernetes. They provide fine-grained control over how its pods are configured, how updates are performed, how many pods should...

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