Master AWS EKS: Harness Kubernetes on Amazon's Cloud with confidence—Secure, Scalable, and Highly Available deployments made easy.

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Justin Garrison

Director of Developer Relations at Sidero Labs

Welcome to the AWS EKS course! Whether you are a seasoned DevOps engineer or just starting your journey into cloud-native development, this course is designed to equip you with the essential skills needed to deploy, manage, and scale Kubernetes clusters on AWS infrastructure.

What You Will Learn:

Introduction to EKS:

  • Understand what Amazon EKS is and when to use it.
  • Learn the foundational concepts of Kubernetes within the AWS ecosystem.

EKS Networking:

  • Explore the networking fundamentals for Kubernetes deployments.
  • Learn how EKS operates within a VPC and best practices for configuring your cluster.

EKS Storage:

  • Delve into the storage options available in AWS for Kubernetes workloads.
  • Understand the role of persistent storage in StatefulSets and how to implement it effectively.

EKS Security:

  • Discover the integration of EKS with AWS security features.
  • Learn to manage access to your EKS clusters, assign IAM identities to pods, and incorporate external secrets into your workloads.

Load Balancers:

  • Navigate the various load balancing options in AWS.
  • Learn the optimal methods for routing traffic to your Kubernetes workloads.

Compute & Scaling:

  • Understand dynamic scaling and its importance in EKS.
  • Compare and contrast Fargate, node groups, and Karpenter to determine the best use cases for each.

Redundancy & Resiliency:

  • Implement strategies to ensure high availability and resilience of your EKS clusters.

Upgrades and Maintenance:

  • Master the techniques for monitoring your EKS clusters.
  • Develop effective strategies for performing upgrades and maintaining your clusters over time.

By the end of this course, you will have a deep understanding of how to effectively use Amazon EKS to manage Kubernetes clusters, ensuring they are secure, scalable, and highly available. Join us and take your Kubernetes skills to the next level with AWS EKS!

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About the instructor

  • Justin Garrison

    Justin Garrison

    Director of Developer Relations at Sidero Labs

    Justin is the director of developer relations at Sidero Labs. He helps companies simplify their Kubernetes and Linux infrastructure. He previously helped create Oscar winning movies at Disney Animation, built infrastructure for Disney+, and worked on Amazon EKS at AWS.

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