Cloud Engineering Concepts: Building a Kubernetes platform in Amazon EKS with Pulumi
DURATION: 2 hours
In this workshop, we’ll examine how Pulumi interacts with Kubernetes, and show real-world examples of managing Amazon EKS clusters. We’ll focus on building a user-friendly Kubernetes platform, installing software that makes Kubernetes easy to use for application developers.
Attendees will be guided through the process of provisioning an Amazon EKS cluster and installing platform friendly software such as cert-manager and external-dns.
Active Pulumi users, and users considering or actively building a Kubernetes platform Prerequisites
Attendees should be familiar with Pulumi and have the Pulumi CLI installed on their machine. Attendees should have access to an AWS account, temporary AWS accounts will be provided to users on a first come, first served basis.
- Lee BriggsCommunity Engineer, Pulumi
- Yaniv BossemPartner Solutions Architect, DevOps at Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Join us to learn:
- How-to provision a production-ready Amazon EKS cluster with key features enabled using Pulumi
- Provisioning the aws-load-balancer-controller to automate ingress creation
- How to provision the external-dns add-on to automate DNS entry for Ingress resources
- How to install cert-manager to automate the creation of TLS certificates for applications
- Install an example application to show the end-to-end user experience for users.
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- Create an Azure Resource Group and Storage Account, then export the storage account’s connection string.
- Create a Google Cloud Storage Bucket and apply labels to that bucket.
- Create a Kubernetes NGINX deployment and add a config value for MiniKube deployments.
- More topics and tutorials.
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