Creating cluster resources

Before creating your an EKS cluster, you need to ensure that your AWS account meets the following prerequisites:

  • VPC resources: EKS resources must be deployed into a VPC with a minimum of three subnets. AWS recommends that you create your own dedicated VPC and subnets per EKS cluster, however in this chapter we will use the default VPC and subnets that are automatically created in your AWS account. Note that when you create a VPC and define the subnets that your cluster will use, you must specify all subnets where you expect your worker nodes and load balancers will be deployed. A recommended pattern is to deploy your worker nodes in private subnets, and ensure that you have also included public subnets so that ...

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