Getting started with Amazon EKS - Amazon EKS

Getting started with Amazon EKS

There are two getting started guides available for creating a new Kubernetes cluster with nodes in Amazon EKS:

  • Getting started with eksctl – This getting started guide helps you to install all of the required resources to get started with Amazon EKS using eksctl, a simple command line utility for creating and managing Kubernetes clusters on Amazon EKS. At the end of the tutorial, you will have a running Amazon EKS cluster that you can deploy applications to. This is the fastest and simplest way to get started with Amazon EKS.

    
                    eksctl create cluster
  • Getting started with the AWS Management Console – This getting started guide helps you to create all of the required resources to get started with Amazon EKS using the AWS Management Console. At the end of the tutorial, you will have a running Amazon EKS cluster that you can deploy applications to. In this guide, you manually create each resource in the Amazon EKS or AWS CloudFormation consoles. The procedures give you complete visibility into how each resource is created and how they interact with each other.