Scaling Up Your Pods: How Horizontal Pod Autoscaling Wins

In the dynamic world of containerized applications, ensuring your deployments can handle fluctuating workloads is crucial. Kubernetes offers built-in mechanisms for scaling, and while replica sets are a foundational tool, horizontal pod autoscaling (HPA) takes it a step further. This article explores HPA and how it elevates pod management compared to traditional replica sets. Replica…

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A Comprehensive Guide to Provisioning AWS ECR with Terraform

Introduction: Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR) is a fully managed container registry service provided by AWS. It enables developers to store, manage, and deploy Docker container images securely. In this guide, we’ll explore how to provision a new AWS ECR using Terraform, a popular Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tool. We’ll cover not only the steps…

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The Rise of GitOps: Automating Deployment and Improving Reliability

GitOps is a relatively new approach to software delivery that has been gaining popularity in recent years. It is a set of practices for managing and deploying infrastructure and applications using Git as the single source of truth. In this blog post, we will explore the concept of GitOps, its key benefits, and some examples…

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Private Kubernetes cluster in AKS with Azure Private Link

Today, we’ll take a look at a new feature in AKS called Azure Private Link, which allows you to connect to AKS securely and privately over the Microsoft Azure backbone network. In the past, connecting to AKS from an on-premises network or other virtual network required using a public IP address, which posed potential security…

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Difference between workload managed identity, Pod Managed Identity and AKS Managed Identity

Azure Kubernetes Service(AKS) offers several options for managing identities within Kubernetes clusters, including AKS Managed Identity, Pod Managed Identity, and Workload Managed Identity. Here’s a comparison of these three options: Key Features AKS Managed Identity Pod Managed Identity Workload Managed Identity Overview A built-in feature of AKS that allows you to assign an Azure AD…

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How is AKS workload identity different from AKS pod managed identity?

AKS workload identity and AKS pod managed identity both provide a way to manage access to Azure resources from within a Kubernetes cluster. However, there are some key differences between the two features. Scope AKS pod managed identity provides a managed identity for each individual pod within a Kubernetes cluster. This allows you to grant…

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