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Understanding the AWS Transit Gateway

Understanding the AWS Transit Gateway

During AWS re-Invent 2018 event, Amazon announced the Transit Gateway virtual distributed routeing device. What exactly is it? What does it do? What are the limitations? There was a lot of buzz around the announcement and for good reason. Traditionally (I know right "traditional" keyword in cloud speak) one had to deploy third-party virtual-machines such as the Cisco CSRv or a firewall device such as Palo Alto Networks or Fortinet Fortigate. The Transit Gateway takes direct aim at these solutions.

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Kubernetes
Terraform, Kubernetes and Public Clouds - Part 1 (AWS)

Terraform, Kubernetes and Public Clouds - Part 1 (AWS)

On July 8th I published an article testing some deployment times to get Kubernetes up and running on different public cloud providers. I used Terraform and a bash script to automate these deployments and test accurately. I received some requests to publish the code and a walkthrough...

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Kubernetes
How Long Does it Take to Deploy a Kubernetes Cluster in the Cloud

How Long Does it Take to Deploy a Kubernetes Cluster in the Cloud

Curious how far ahead each major cloud provider with their managed kubernetes service? I test AWS, Azure and GCP to see how fast we can deploy clusters to each cloud. The scripts are run with terraform and using the time utility.

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