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AWS Workshop for Kubernetes

Event status: Canceled
This event will not appear on the public calendar until it has been approved. If this does not happen soon, contact [email protected] for assistance.

Setup Time:
15 minutes
Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 08:00am
Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 06:00pm
Teardown Time:
15 minutes
Estimated size:
Main Space

AWS Workshop for Kubernetes

This is a self-paced workshop that explains how to run and manage a Kubernetes cluster on Amazon Web Services.

It explains how to deploy, scale, and configure applications on this cluster.

This workshop is designed for attendees on Development and Operations teams who would like to get started with Kubernetes on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

This workshop provides instructions to create, manage, and scale a Kubernetes cluster on AWS, as well as how to deploy applications, scale them, run stateless and stateful containers, perform service discovery between different microservices, and other similar concepts.

It also shows deep integration with several AWS technologies.

The proposed agenda is to go through the described format to ramp up your knowledge on Kubernetes by following the workshop guides.

You are also encouraged to take a detour and explore advanced topics if you feel comfortable as you move through the workshop.

Beginner (100 level)
Create a Kubernetes cluster using kops
First Steps with the Kubernetes CLI
Kubernetes Developer Concepts
(Optional) Configure a Local Development Environment

Intermediate (200 - 300 level)
Configuration and Secrets Management
Service Discovery with Microservices
Deploy Applications using Helm Charts
Updating Applications & Canary Deployment
Logging within a Kubernetes cluster
Monitoring within a Kubernetes cluster
Upgrading a Kubernetes cluster: In-place Upgrade
Upgrading a Kubernetes cluster: Blue/Green Upgrade
Cluster Scaling
Application Autoscaling
Application Tracing

Advanced (300 - 400+ level)
StatefulSets with EBS
Specifying Network Policies
Using CoreDNS for Service Discovery
Managing IAM roles with kube2iam
CI/CD Pipeline
ALB Ingress Controller
Kube AWS Ingress Controller and Skipper
Nginx Ingress Controller
Service Mesh Integration using Linkerd and Istio

*** Note ***
You will incur charges as you go through these workshop guides as it will exceed the limits of AWS free tier. An estimate of charges (<$20/day) can be seen at this simple monthly calculator