EKS Pod Identities Explained: Managing AWS Credentials in Kubernetes Pods

In the latest AWS re:Invent, the EKS team introduced a new feature called Pod Identity. This feature makes it easier to manage IAM credentials in Kubernetes applications. In the past, applications in a pod could use AWS SDK or aws cli to make API requests to AWS services, leveraging AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) permissions. With EKS Pod Identities, there’s now a simpler way to manage credentials for your EKS applications, similar to how Amazon EC2 instance profiles access credentials to interact with other services....

2024-01-10 · 3 min · 587 words · Fady

Getting Started with Amazon EKS by deploy a sample application

There’s no denying it — Kubernetes has become the de-facto industry standard for container orchestration. But Setting up and maintaining Kubernetes clusters to run containerized workloads can be a challenge, especially if you are running it on the cloud. You need to take care of networking, setting up the master node, security and continuous updates and patches. Fortunately, you can use Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS), EKS is a managed Kubernetes service that makes running Kubernetes on AWS as simple as pushing a button....

2022-10-11 · 7 min · 1381 words · Fady