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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, Lambda

Fargate vs. Lambda: Serverless in AWS
By Keilan Jackson on June 16, 2020

Serverless computing has taken off in recent years as engineering organizations have shied away from the complexity and cost that comes with managing physical servers and even virtual...

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Kubernetes, Blue Matador

How to Monitor Kubernetes With Blue Matador
By Keilan Jackson on April 22, 2020

Kubernetes is the defacto solution for production-ready container orchestration in 2020. Organizations of any size can take advantage of Kubernetes’ quick setup, feature-rich API, and...

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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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