AWS Summit Sydney 2019

Another year, another AWS Summit. As always I attended AWS summit in Sydney this year. If I only can summarise it with one sentence, then it would be "It is AWS age 2.0 now". I started my AWS journey about 6 years ago, and these were all the products AWS offered at that time. I … Continue reading AWS Summit Sydney 2019


kubectl unable to connect minikube on VPN

I installed minikube in my Mac, and I noticed that kubectl is unable to connect to it while my Mac in on VPN (Cisco Anyconnect). $ kubectl cluster-infoKubernetes master is running at further debug and diagnose cluster problems, use 'kubectl cluster-info dump'.Unable to connect to the server: dial tcp i/o timeout Here are … Continue reading kubectl unable to connect minikube on VPN

Updated AWS Well-Architected Framework

AWS recently released the new version of AWS Well-Architected Framework, I just had a quick look. The biggest change to me is that the Architecture design principles (they call it pillars of the framework) have increased from 4 to 5. Now the 5 pillars of the framework are: Operational Excellence Security Reliability Performance Efficiency Cost … Continue reading Updated AWS Well-Architected Framework

Escalator – auto-scaling tool for Kubernetes

Atlassian recently open sourced its in-house auto-scaling tool for Kubernetes - Escalator. I have not gotten a chance to try it yet, but according to this article, the tools is initially designed for the batch workloads which can not tolerate scaling-up delay. The idea behind it is to allow user to set up the percentage … Continue reading Escalator – auto-scaling tool for Kubernetes