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re: How To Make Your AWS EKS Cluster Use Fargate Using Pulumi And Golang VIEW POST

re: That's really interesting to me. Curious how it all appears... like: if I do kubectl get po -o wide does appear to be running on "nodes" I would n...

You’ll end up seeing node names like “”.

I haven’t tried it out with different security groups other than my cluster started with to be honest. If you end up trying it out, I’d love to hear your thoughts and feedback on it.

I'll definitely get back to you, but it could be a while before I try this :) . My experience has been on-prem OpenShift, but not doing much infrastructure. Currently, just got on to AWS-EKS, so learning the ropes there.

Coincidentally, just this morning, I was spec-ing out the EKS cluster, as a development cluster, and while estimating costs, it stuck me that we'd like to scale in and out quite a bit.

So, in that context Fargate seems like it would be cost-effective, while not requiring as much admin once we iron out the basics.

Do you notice any difference in deployment time, when spinning up a Pod using Fargate, compared to doing so on a node that's already in the cluster?

I haven’t seen too much of a difference. That’s taking into account that the image is already pulled and your cluster doesn’t have to download it from the internet.

Good luck!

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