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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Use Cases

Question

What is EKSphemeral for?

Answer

For development, demo, and test environments.

Costs

Question

What are the cost savings?

Answer

Depends on how long the EKS cluster runs. The EKSphemeral control plane components virtually do not cost anything (few cents per month at maximum).

CLI

Question

Does the EKSphemeral CLI require Docker?

Answer

No. Only for the UI you need to have Docker running, locally.

Customize it

Question

Can I define my own images? The base image is to little for my needs and I don't like what you put together in the deluxe image.

Answer

Sure! Check out the development and testing docs.

Misc

Question

How is EKSphemeral pronounced?

Answer

Glad you asked, I thought that would never happen: x-phemeral.