How crazy can Kubernetes get?

Brilliant Dilbert comic. Hitting a little too close to home… pic.twitter.com/axDlwj7bYB — Daniel Dib (@danieldibswe) September 5, 2019 I was flipping through Reddit and found this hilarious post referencing a Scott Adams Dilbert strip on Kubernetes. Join 35,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. What I found even funnier were the comments on …

Bye bye Kubernetes

via GIPHY James Sanders at TechReplublic interviews Corey Quinn, Is Kubernetes better for building a resume than a platform? Corey is the snarky, observant, and talented author behind Last Week in AWS. If you haven’t subscribed you’re definitely missing out! Join 35,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. The observation about Kubernetes is …

I tried to understand Amazon EKS internals and here’s what happened

via GIPHY EKS is a service to run kubernetes, so you don’t have to install the software, or manage or patch it. Just like GKS on Google, kubernetes as a service is really the way to go if you want to build kubernetes apps on AWS. Join 38,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter …

How to setup an Amazon EKS demo with Terraform

via GIPHY Since EKS is pretty new, there aren’t a lot of howtos on it yet. I wanted to follow along with Amazon’s Getting started with EKS & Kubernetes Guide. However I didn’t want to use cloudformation. We all know Terraform is far superior! Join 38,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. With …

How to setup an Amazon ECS cluster with Terraform

via GIPHY ECS is Amazon’s Elastic Container Service. That’s greek for how you get docker containers running in the cloud. It’s sort of like Kubernetes without all the bells and whistles. It takes a bit of getting used to, but This terraform how to, should get you moving. You need an EC2 host to run …

How I resolved some tough docker problems on Amazon ECS

via GIPHY ECS is Amazon’s elastic container service. If you have a dockerized app, this is one way to get it deployed in the cloud. It is basically an Amazon bootleg Kubernetes clone. And not nearly as feature rich! Join 38,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. That said, ECS does work, …

What makes a highly valued docker expert?

via GIPHY What exactly do we need to know about to manage docker effectively? What are the main pain points? Join 38,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. The basics aren’t tough. You need to know the anatomy of a Dockerfile, and how to setup a docker-compose.yml to ease the headache of docker …

Top questions to ask a devops expert when hiring or preparing for job & interview

Whether your a hiring manager, head of HR or recruiter, you are probably looking for a devops expert. These days good ones are not easy to find. The spectrum of tools & technologies is broad. To manage today’s cloud you need a generalist. Join 33,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. If you’re …

Sean Hull interviewed on the Doppler Cloud podcast

I recently got a chance to talk with Mike Kavis over at Cloud Technology Partners. It was fun to get away from the keyboard, and in front of the microphone for a change. Join 32,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. 1. Docker Docker is making deployments easier & easier. But as the …

Which tech do startups use most?

Leo Polovets of Susa Ventures publishes an excellent blog called Coding VC. There you can find some excellent posts, such as pitches by analogy, and an algorithm for seed round valuations and analyzing product hunt data. He recently wrote a blog post about a topic near and dear to my heart, Which Technologies do Startups …