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In this issue, we explore some of the links that have been shared on Slack by the SweetOps community. SweetOps is a collaborative DevOps community for engineers of all skill levels.
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A lot of interesting links were shared related to the Kubernetes ecosystem. Here are some that stood out!
Setting Kubernetes requests and limits effectively has a major impact on application performance, stability, and cost. And yet working with many teams over the past year has shown us that determining the right values for these parameters is hard. For this reason, we have created this short guide and are launching a new product to help teams more accurately set Kubernetes requests and limits for their applications.
If you work with Kubernetes, then kubectl is probably one of your most-used tools. Whenever you spend a lot of time working with a specific tool, it is worth to get to know it very well and learn how to use it efficiently. Besides that, learnk8s.io is a phenomenal resource for learning the basics of Kubernetes.
There’s an overwhelming number of cloud native technologies and open source tools. How do they all fit in? Here’s a site that let’s you filter and sort by GitHub stars, funding, commits, contributors, hq location, and tweets.
We’ve been hard at work upgrading all of our Terraform Modules to support Terraform 0.12 (HCL2). As part of this, we’re adding automated tests using a combination of bats and terratest. We publish all of our hundreds of Terraform modules in the official HashiCorp registry.
We’ve updated our Terraform modules for provisioning an EKS cluster to support Terraform 0.12. As part of this, we’ve added terratest to run automated infrastructure tests. Check it out here! cloudposse/terraform-aws-eks-cluster
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