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4 months ago
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IRSA and Workload Identity with Terraform

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The go-to practice when pods require permissions to access cloud services when using Kubernetes is using service accounts. The various clouds offering managed Kubernetes solutions have different implementations but they have the same concept, EKS …

4 months ago
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Private EKS API Endpoint behind OpenVPN

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AWS offers a managed Kubernetes solution called Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS). When an EKS cluster is spun up the Kubernetes API is by default accessible by the public. However, this might be something that your …

1 year ago
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Migrating Kubernetes PersistentVolumes across Regions and AZs on AWS

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Persistent volumes in AWS are tied to one Availability Zone(AZ), therefore if you were to create a cluster in an AZ where the volume is not created in you would not be able to use …

2 years ago
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Creating a Low Cost Managed Kubernetes Cluster for Personal Development using Terraform

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Kubernetes is an open-source system that's popular amongst developers. It automatically deploys, scales, and manages containerized applications. Yet for those working outside of the traditional startup or corporate setting, Kubernetes can be CPU and memory-intensive, …

2 years ago
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Monitoring Kubernetes InitContainers with Prometheus

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Kubernetes InitContainers are a neat way to run arbitrary code before your container starts. It ensures that certain pre-conditions are met before your app is up and running. For example it allows you to: - …