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Adding Users To EKS Kubernetes Clusters

Create a service account and corresponding kubeconfig file on EKS with one simple script!

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Checking the Current Status of BOSH Resurrection

Where does BOSH store the current status of Resurrection? Tune in to find out.

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Running cf-for-k8s on Minikube

Photo by Henrique Félix on Unsplash The cf-for-k8s project is an interesting twist to running Cloud Foundry on Kubernetes using more “Kubernetes”-native projects like Istio, Eirini, and Fluentd. If you are interested in giving cf-for-k8s a spin on your own laptop the instructions below will create a Kubernetes (Minikube) and install cf-for-k8s. These instructions borrow

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Performing EKS Upgrades with Terraform

Photo by Joel Thorner on Unsplash In a previous blog post we’ve shown you how to deploy EKS quickly and easily with Terraform. AWS recently release version v1.18 of Kubernetes on EKS so now is the perfect opportunity to see how to upgrade an EKS cluster using Terraform. For the rest of this blog it

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Deploying KubeCF to EKS, Revisited

Photo by Natalie Su on Unsplash Why, hello there! In a previous blog post I wrote about deploying EKS via the CLI eksctl command and then deploying v0.2.0 of KubeCF. The post, like myself, has not aged gracefully. This is a good news / bad news situation. The good news is the KubeCF folks have

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65 Lines of Terraform For a New VPC + EKS + Node Group + Fargate Profile

Photo by Ignacio Amenábaron Unsplash As the title alludes, spinning Kubernetes on Amazon EKS is now a trivial exercise with Terraform. So simple even I can do it. So can you! Requirements Not much: An AWS account with access keys Terraform and AWS CLIs installed Knowledge on what EKS, Node Groups, and Fargate are. If

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20 Questions You Were Afraid to Ask About Amazon EKS and Fargate

Photo by Photoholgicon Unsplash When I was first asked to investigate Fargate I did what everyone else does, opened a browser tab, Googled EKS Fargate, and started to skim the results for something helpful. Many talk about how billing works, how to run it on ECS, more billing awesomeness but nothing on a high level

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BOSH + KMS Disk Encryption Debugging

Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash Today, we made an attempt to encrypt a persistent volume in a BOSH deployment using a KMS key and experienced an odd error which was not obvious on how to debug. Hopefully, after reading this you’ll be able to identify and quickly fix your problem if you run into

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Using BOSH Tags for Cost Center Charge Backs on AWS

Photo by Devin Avery on Unsplash Scenario: You log into the AWS Console, look at the EC2 tab and wonder whether the hundreds of thousands of instances are being used, are still needed, and who owns them. Your recovery from this situation is a slow process, but BOSH can help! BOSH Tags BOSH deployed VM

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