Banging away on how to build a fully automated , including credential injection on bringup.

Fully automated bringup, including secrets, is one of the fiddlier bits of work. If you're on AWS, AWS IAM and SecretsManager serve as the trust root....

... but not everything integrates with that! Such as Jenkins.

One of the things businesses like a lot today is outsourcing, which is what Cloud is, particularly AWS. So here we are.

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Digressive note:

I think that it'd be much closer to technically well done to roll up all needed functionality into your k8s cluster (logs, monitoring, builds, etc) without relying on cloud facilities (i.e., build your own cloud in k8s). But this requires substantial technical investment, documentation, and hiring. Probably a good +5 on your SRE team. And, worse, is this something *interesting*? Can you retain people for this?

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