EKS is now generally available


Finally finally, EKS is now generally available. It took roughly half year to arrive here since the announcement in last ReInvent. If you ever used kops before, then you will feel that the way how they build k8s cluster is very similar. Except that AWS manages the master nodes for you. I had quick look … Continue reading EKS is now generally available

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EC2 fleet at first glance


I was working on a project called SpotOn last year. The basically idea is to use Spot fleet whenever possible. If the pool size is lower than the threshold, then CloudWatch will trigger a Lambda function to scale up the on-demand EC2 to pick up the workloads. Check this out if you want to know … Continue reading EC2 fleet at first glance

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