Monthly Archives: December 2023

AWS: EKS Pod Identities – a replacement for IRSA? Simplifying IAM access management

16 December 2023

 Another very interesting new feature from the latest re:Invent is the EKS Pod Identities: a new ability to manage Pod access to AWS resources. The current state: IAM Roles for Service Accounts Before that, we used the IAM Roles for Service Accounts (IRSA) model, where in order to give a Pod access to, for example,… Read More »

AWS: CloudWatch – Multi source query: collecting metrics from an external Prometheus

13 December 2023

 Another interesting announcement from the last re:Invent is that CloudWatch has added the ability to collect metrics from external resources (see a very interesting report AWS re:Invent 2023 – Cloud operations for today, tomorrow, and beyond (COP227)). That is, we can now create graphs and/or alerts not only from the default metrics of CloudWatch itself,… Read More »