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The easiest way to get up and running with Kubernetes on AWS

At CoreOS, we are focused on translating years of engineering experience and knowledge into software for automation, security and simplicity. The path starts with containers and is even more important across distributed systems – the orchestration of the cluster with Kubernetes – to make infrastructure easier to manage while teams can focus on their applications. With CoreOS Tectonic 1.4.5, the latest release of the enterprise Kubernetes solution, we have advanced some of this work of our AWS installer to make it easier to manage Kubernetes and AWS.

Our work with Kubernetes and AWS started over a year ago with the open source tool, kube-aws. Since then, kube-aws has grown in popularity and has become the default for running Kubernetes on AWS. With broad use came massive amounts of user feedback that have ultimately informed our next generation Kubernetes installer for AWS, now available in Tectonic.

This installer is the easiest way to deploy a Kubernetes cluster on AWS. The graphical interface of the installer guides the user through everything they need to do to deploy a self-hosted Kubernetes cluster that includes sophisticated RBAC management and LDAP support via Dex.


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CoreOS Tectonic includes a graphical interface to guide the user through everything they need to do to deploy a self-hosted Kubernetes cluster on AWS

CoreOS Tectonic enables enterprises to use Kubernetes and is the solution of choice for those looking to embrace the cloud. This means Tectonic installs self-hosted Kubernetes, making it easier to manage and update clusters. This will only become easier as we introduce more Operators.

Tectonic is the best way to run Kubernetes on AWS, combining upstream Kubernetes with AWS-specific networking, storage and security solutions. The next step for Tectonic will be enabling a fully self-driving, high availability Kubernetes setup. Keep an eye out for updates in the coming months as we move toward making self-driving Kubernetes a reality.

Go to to learn more about our work with Kubernetes on AWS.

Join CoreOS at AWS re:Invent

Join us at AWS re:Invent Las Vegas at booth 1741, where you will have a chance to connect with the CoreOS team to learn more about CoreOS Tectonic, Kubernetes and AWS.

At 2:30 p.m. on December 1, join a session with Brandon Chavis from AWS for an overview of options for container orchestration.

CON303 - Introduction to Container Management on AWS, presented by Brandon Chavis, Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services
Track: Containers Mini Con
Session Level: Advanced (300 level)

Also have fun after the conference with CoreOS on Wednesday, November 30 at 8 p.m. at an after party co-hosted with Ticketmaster at the Foundation Room in Las Vegas. RSVP early to secure your spot on the guest list.

Lastly, if you want to learn more about Kubernetes, setup a meeting with CoreOS at AWS re:Invent or register for a ticket to meet enterprises using containers and Kubernetes at Tectonic Summit in New York City on December 12 and 13.