Running Kubernetes in AWS

Kubernetes cluster deployment in AWS has few options.

Whatever flavour your requirements may be, our technical consultants will be able to deliver your production ready Kubernetes cluster in your AWS environment.

Meanwhile, below are some popular ways to run a Kubernetes cluster in AWS 

Kubernetes Cluster with KOps​

KOps is a CLI tool to deploy production ready Kubernetes cluster.

It supports most major cloud provider including AWS.

Checkout KOps documentation.

AWS Elastic Kubernetes Service

EKS is a AWS managed Kubernetes cluster. You pay for the control plane on a per hour basis.

This managed cluster comes with native support for IRSA (IAM roles for Service Accounts) so you can start deploying your workload that consume AWS resource with little to no additional steps.

Checkout AWS EKS documentation here.

Kubernetes Cluster with Terraform

Deploying an EKS cluster using Terraform is a great option your environment requirements are highly specific and needs high customisation. 

While you can still use Terraform to deploy EKS, this method specifically talks about bootstraping your own cluster.

Checkout Terraform documentation and Terraform’s Kubernetes provider.

OpenShift Running in AWS

OpenShift is a managed Kubernetes Cluster by Red Hat. OpenShift is supported in AWS as a subscription, famously called ROSA. If your current team is Red Had based, you could reap the benefits of a supported OpenShift cluster.

Checkout ROSA documentation here.

Build Kubernetes from Scratch

Another less popular but still highly relevant way to deploy a Kubernetes cluster in AWS is to bootstrap your own cluster with bespoke deployment tools like Rancher.

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