Cluster management - Amazon EKS
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Cluster management

This chapter includes the following topics to help you manage your cluster. You can also view information about your Kubernetes resources with the Amazon Web Services Management Console.

  • Tutorial: Deploy the Kubernetes Dashboard (web UI) – Learn how to install the dashboard, a web-based user interface for your Kubernetes cluster and applications.

  • Installing the Kubernetes Metrics Server – The Kubernetes Metrics Server is an aggregator of resource usage data in your cluster. It is not deployed by default in your cluster, but is used by Kubernetes add-ons, such as the Kubernetes Dashboard and Horizontal Pod Autoscaler. In this topic you learn how to install the Metrics Server.

  • Using Helm with Amazon EKS – The Helm package manager for Kubernetes helps you install and manage applications on your Kubernetes cluster. This topic helps you install and run the Helm binaries so that you can install and manage charts using the Helm CLI on your local computer.

  • Tagging your Amazon EKS resources – To help you manage your Amazon EKS resources, you can assign your own metadata to each resource in the form of tags. This topic describes tags and shows you how to create them.

  • Amazon EKS service quotas – Your Amazon account has default quotas, formerly referred to as limits, for each Amazon service. Learn about the quotas for Amazon EKS and how to increase them.