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Create an AWS EKS cluster

Steps to create an AWS EKS Cluster

Go to clusters tab from the left side navigation bar on Humalect platform and click on Create new cluster. aws-cluster-creation

Step 1: From the Cloud Integration drop-down menu, select AWS.

Step 2: Next, name your cluster in the Cluster Name field.

Step 3: Type a Domain Name(s), you can add or delete domain names by clicking on the (+) or delete symbol respectively. These domains are the ones on which all the deployments in this cluster will be hosted.

Step 4: Then, select Cluster Region, and choose the one nearest to your geological location. For AWS, you'll get the following options to configure from.

  • Mumbai
  • Singapore
  • N. Virginia
  • Europe (Frankfurt)
  • Europe (Ireland)
  • Europe (London)
  • Europe (Paris)
  • Europe (Stockholm)

Step 5: Next, select VPC. You can create a new VPC or select one from the drop list. you'll see the following details here (This is to let you know the available resources from your AWS allocated Quota limit): a. Used IPs b. Total IPs c. Used VPCs d. Total VPCs

Step 6: Select Monitoring Integrations We provide integration with Grafana and Datadog as of now. You can also select None.

Step 7: Select the Number of Nodes and Disk Size by clicking on the (+) and/or (-) button or by manually entering a value.

Step 8: Select a suitable instance type for nodes of your cluster. Here is a list of currently supported instance types:

  • T3a - offers balance of compute, memory, and network resources
  • T3 - offers balance of compute, memory, and network resources
  • T4g - Arm-based Graviton2 processors delivering better performance over T3
  • M5 - latest generation of General Purpose Instances powered by Intel Xeon® Platinum 8175M processors
  • C4 - Optimized for compute-intensive workloads
  • R5 - Designed to deliver fast performance for workloads that process large data sets in memory.

After you select any one of the machines from the above options, click on the create cluster button at the bottom right to start creating your cluster.

Note: A cluster creation can take about 10-15 minutes, depending on the cloud provider.


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