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AWS, Kubernetes

How we went from kops to EKS in production
By Keilan Jackson on September 25, 2020

Amazon’s EKS service (Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes) allows you to create a Kubernetes control plane in your AWS account without having to configure Kubernetes master nodes,...

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Building and deploying a Docker image to a Kubernetes cluster
By Keilan Jackson on September 10, 2020

Deploying Docker images to Kubernetes is a great way to run your application in an easily scalable way. Getting started with your first Kubernetes deployment can be a little daunting if...

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Guide: Upgrading EKS with Terraform
By Keilan Jackson on August 27, 2020

New Kubernetes versions are released multiple times per year, and you must upgrade your EKS cluster periodically to stay up to date. In this blog post we will go over the steps required...

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Monitoring Kubernetes: A review of Prometheus vs. Datadog
By Mark Siebert on August 25, 2020

So you’ve got a shiny new Kubernetes cluster up and it’s a dream. Deploying code is easy, scaling is a breeze, and you’ve never felt so efficient. However, despite claims that...

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An introduction to Kubernetes DaemonSets
By Mark Siebert on August 13, 2020

Kubernetes has a lot of features and deployment options for running containers. One of these is the DaemonSet. In this blog post, we’ll discuss what DaemonSets are, what they can be used...

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My first Kubernetes cluster: Amazon EKS review + tutorial
By Matthew Barlocker on August 11, 2020

During my career, I’ve taken part in many on-call rotations and post-mortems. The longest on-call rotation I’ve ever had — no breaks, vacations, or holidays — lasted for a whopping 2.5...

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