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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: 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

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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Kubernetes

Types of Kubernetes Events
By Keilan Jackson on February 13, 2020

Kubernetes events are a resource type in Kubernetes that are automatically created when other resources have state changes, errors, or other messages that should be broadcast to the...

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How to Delete Pods from a Kubernetes Node
By Keilan Jackson on February 4, 2020

When administering your Kubernetes cluster, you will likely run into a situation where you need to delete pods from one of your nodes. You may need to debug issues with the node itself,...

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AWS, Blue Matador

How to Monitor Amazon Classic Elastic Load Balancers
By Keilan Jackson on August 6, 2019

AWS Elastic Load Balancing is one of the most widely used of Amazon’s cloud services. In many AWS stacks, an Elastic Load Balancer (ELB) will be involved in almost every single request...

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