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 do we migrate our business to the public cloud?

via GIPHY The public cloud is no longer a bleeding edge technology for the trailblazers. It’s mainstream now. As you think about it, you consider your customers and the SLAs they’ve come to expect. Join 38,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. It’s not if, but when to move to the cloud, how …

I tried to build infrastructure as code Terraform and Amazon. It didn’t go as I expected.

via GIPHY As I was building infrastructure code, I stumbled quite a few times. You hit a wall and you have to work through those confusing and frustrating moments. Join 38,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. Here are a few of the lessons I learned in the process of building code for …

How to avoid insane AWS bills

via GIPHY I was flipping through the aws news recently and ran into this article by Juan Ramallo – I was billed 14k on AWS! Scary stuff! Join 38,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. When you see headlines like this, your first instinct as a CTO is probably, “Am I at risk?” …

How to use terraform to setup vpc & bastion box

via GIPHY If you’re building infrastructure on AWS or GCP you need a sandbox in which to place your toys. That sandbox is called a VPC. It’s one of those lovely acronyms that we in the tech world take for granted. Join 38,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. Those letters stand for …

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 …

6 Devops interview questions

via GIPHY Devops is in serious demand these days. At every meetup or tech event I attend, I hear a recruiter or startup founder talking about it. It seems everyone wants to see benefits of talented operations brought to their business. Join 37,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. That said the skill …