Exposing microservices running in AWS EKS with a microservices/API gateway like Solo Gloo

So you’ve decided to run your Kubernetes workloads in AWS. As we’ve seen before setting up AWS EKS requires a lot of patience and headache. You may be able to get it working. For others, you should check out the eksctl tool from Weaveworks. Now that you’ve got a Kubernetes cluster, you want to start deploying your microservices to it and start exposing and integrating APIs and services to your clients and other parts of your organization.
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90 days of AWS EKS in Production

I’ve been using EKS in production for a small number of months now and so far, so good. Really impressed by the simplicity of getting a cluster up and running and ready for workloads. AWS provide a greatGetting Started Guideon their website, which is super duper for getting your head around the components and glue required for getting EKS stood up. EKS is a very vanilla service, giving users a cluster that conforms to CNCF standards,which Kubernetes purists will be very happy with, however, don’t think that because AWS provides Kubernetes as a service, you no longer have to worry about getting your nodes optimised and ready for your heavy workloads.
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