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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.


Post Mortem: Kubernetes Node OOM
By Keilan Jackson on July 9, 2019

Production issues are never fun. They always seem to happen when you’re not at work, and the cause always seems to be silly. We recently had issues in our production Kubernetes cluster with...

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Upgrading Your AWS Kubernetes Cluster By Replacing It
By Keilan Jackson on December 11, 2018

With the recent panic over the zero-day Kubernetes vulnerability CVE-2018-1002105, Kubernetes administrators are scrambling to ensure their Kubernetes clusters are upgraded to a version...

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AWS Elastic Beanstalk: Health and Metric Monitoring
By Keilan Jackson on November 1, 2018

Amazon Elastic Beanstalk allows you to quickly provision the infrastructure needed for an entire application without the hassle of managing the configuration of EC2 instances, Elastic Load...

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Golang Pros & Cons for DevOps (Part 5 of 6): Cross-Platform Compiling
By Keilan Jackson on January 15, 2018

In part 5 of Goalng Pros & Cons for DevOps, we discuss cross-platform compilation for Go projects.

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Golang Pros & Cons for DevOps (Part 4 of 6): The Time Package and Method Overloading
By Keilan Jackson on November 20, 2017

The long-awaited continuation of the Golang Pros & Cons for DevOps has returned! In this one, we discuss Golang's time package and the lack of method overloading in the language.

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How to Run HAProxy on Docker in Kubernetes
By Keilan Jackson on July 31, 2017

Why Use HAProxy?   When we decided to use Kubernetes as our container orchestration solution, we had the opportunity to learn all of the Kubernetes terminology. I was familiar with pods,...

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