Kubernetes Cluster Setup

In addition to the managed AWS EKS solution, there are many tools available to help bootstrap and configure a self-managed Kubernetes cluster. They include:

  • Minikube – Development and Learning
  • Kops – Learning, Development, Production
  • Kubeadm – Learning, Development, Production
  • Docker Desktop Mac/Windows: - Learning, Development

Alongside these open source solutions, there are also many commercial options available – but out of all of them, which one makes it the easiest to deploy, manage, and scale containerized applications using Kubernetes on AWS?

Let’s take a look at Amazon EKS!