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Docker and Kubernetes for Java Developers by Jaroslaw Krochmalski

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Creating the cluster

We are going to create a simple cluster with one master node and two worker nodes. To do it using kops, we will need:

  • A user profile declared in ~/.aws/credentials (this is done automatically if you authenticate using aws configure).
  • An S3 bucket to store kops cluster state. In order to store the representation of our cluster and its state, we need to create a dedicated S3 bucket for kops to use. This bucket will become the source of truth for our cluster configuration.
  • DNS configured. This means we will need a Route 53 hosted zone in the same AWS account. Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and scalable cloud Domain Name System (DNS) web service. Kops will use it to create records needed by the cluster. If you are ...

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