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
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 https://192.168.99.100:8443To further debug and diagnose cluster problems, use 'kubectl cluster-info dump'.Unable to connect to the server: dial tcp 192.168.99.100:8443: i/o timeout Here are … Continue reading kubectl unable to connect minikube on VPN
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
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
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
Have you read my previous post Install Kubernetes on AWS with kops? If yes, then kube-aws is an alternative to kops. If you have not, then kube-aws is an open source tool that simplifies the installation of Kubernetes on AWS. I have not tried kube-aws yet, but I will when I need to build another … Continue reading What is kube-aws?
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