• AWS,  Engineering,  Kubernetes,  Security

    A Secure Kubernetes Cluster from Day 1

    Adoption of containers and containerization technologies has skyrocketed over the last few years as developers recognize their many benefits for production systems. On the orchestration side, the key players have long been Docker Swarm, Amazon Elastic Container Service, and Google Kubernetes. My own work over the last three years involved deploying and maintaining production systems on Amazon ECS, as well as, the occasional Docker Swarm cluster for side projects. However, with both Docker and Amazon recently announcing direct support for Kubernetes, it became clear where the mind-share is and that it is now time to dive into the technology. I started out by reading various “Kubernetes for Docker Swarm Users”…