Blue Matador

Nov 26, 2018
2016
South Jordan, UT, USA

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Apr 16, 2019   |  By Keilan Jackson
There are three popular methods for running Kubernetes on AWS: manually set up everything on EC2 instances, use Kops to manage your cluster, or use Amazon EKS to manage your cluster. Managing a Kubernetes cluster on AWS without any tooling is a complicated process that is not recommended for most administrators, so we will focus on using EKS or Kops. In this blog post, we compare cluster setup, management, and security features for both Kops and EKS to determine which solution you should use.
Apr 9, 2019   |  By Mark Siebert
Amazon EBS allows you to provision storage volumes for your EC2 instances without having to actually manage physical hardware. However, since it’s a managed service, you have less visibility with traditional monitoring tools. As such, it becomes even more important to take advantage of the available monitoring tools in AWS. In this post, we’ll explain how to use CloudWatch to monitor EBS and what is important to watch.
Apr 2, 2019   |  By Mark Siebert
Amazon EC2 allows you to spin up servers for your application without having to actually manage physical hardware. However, since it’s a managed service, you have less visibility with traditional monitoring tools. As such, it becomes even more important to take advantage of the available monitoring tools in AWS. In this post, we’ll explain how to use CloudWatch to monitor EC2 and what is important to watch.
Mar 26, 2019   |  By Mark Siebert
Amazon Elastic Load Balancing ( ELB ) allows you to create load balancers for your application without having to actually manage the servers that do the load balancing. However, since it’s a managed service, you have less visibility with traditional monitoring tools. As such, it becomes even more important to take advantage of the available monitoring tools in AWS. In this post, we’ll explain how to use CloudWatch to monitor Elastic Load Balancing and what is important to watch.
Mar 21, 2019   |  By Matthew Barlocker
I started the new GuardianDevOps service to share my expertise with other engineers. I was thrilled to find an internal problem to work on as the inaugural session! Only a single day after I decided to start this service, a Blue Matador customer noticed some repetitive alerts from our agent heartbeat. I was excited to join the fray with Keilan, one of our talented engineers, and fix the problem for our customers.