Thursday, December 1, 2022

How to change Launch Configuration to Launch Template in AWS

Here is step by step guide as  how to change launch configuration to launch template in AWS for an autoscaling group. It's actually quite simple and straight forward.

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Steampipe Brings SQL to AWS Cloud APIs

A number of database administrators from SQL, Oracle and other relational database services have transitioned into cloud engineering in AWS over the last few years. Most of the still yearn and miss their SQL queries to pull out the data. 

Monday, November 7, 2022

K9s vs K8s Difference Explained

 If you are wondering what is the difference between K8s and K9s then it's not a big deal. Its not that someone has added another letter or another node to Kubernetes. Here is K9s vs K8s difference explained:

Thursday, October 6, 2022

AWS EKS Error repository does not exist or may require 'docker login' Solution

 If your POD is in Waiting state on your EKS cluster, and you have checked the logs of POD and determine that the container in the Waiting state is scheduled on a worker node (for example, an EC2 instance), but can't run on that node, then its time to check if you are pulling right docker image from right repository or not. 

Saturday, October 1, 2022

Know Your AWS Cloud Carbon Footprint

If you stop or delete what you are not using in cloud, then you are saving energy which means you are reducing carbon emission, which means you are playing your part in making this planet more sustainable. This lasting impact on environment can now be kept track of by using AWS Customer Carbon footprint tool.

Friday, September 30, 2022

EKS Login error: You must be logged in to the server (Unauthorized)

 The reason why you would receive following error when you try to access an EKS cluster is that the user who created the EKS cluster is different what you are using to run kubectl commands:

error: You must be logged in to the server (Unauthorized)

Saturday, September 17, 2022

VPC Endpoint Cost in AWS

 VPC endpoints are great, but they come with some quirks and cost is one of them. While using them, one should be aware of their finops.

Thursday, September 8, 2022

AWS EC2 Amazon Linux nginx: [emerg] unknown directive "stream"

 Creating a reverse proxy for servers in restricted mode using NGINX in AWS EC2 Amazon Linux 2 can be frustrating. The following error is one of those quirks: