bart farrell

kube FM: Reducing compute capacity by 40% on EKS with Bottlerocket and Karpenter​

October 13, 2023

Guest: Gazal Gafoor

“Kubernetes is definitely one of those shared open standard APIs that tries to bridge cloud services like compute, storage and networking. But there’s obviously a lot more, hoping for more standardization.”

I’ve been hearing about K8s since 2018 and the need for standardization is one of the reasons the community is so strong.

I learned a lot from Gazal Gafoor‘s experience switching from Amazon Linux 2 to Bottlerocket OS and from the (default) Cluster Autoscaler to Karpenter and how he benefited greatly from asking questions in the Kubernetes Slack while learning in public.