Deploy Pixie

This workshop has been deprecated and archived. The new Amazon EKS Workshop is now available at

Install Pixie’s CLI

Install Pixie’s CLI tool using the install script:

bash -c "$(curl -fsSL"
  • Press enter to accept the Terms & Conditions.
  • Press enter to accept the default install path.
  • Visit the provided URL. Select SIGN UP if you do not have an existing Pixie account, otherwise log in with your Google account.
  • Copy and paste the auth token generated in the browser into the CLI.

Deploy Pixie

Deploy the hosted version of Pixie to the eksworkshop-eksctl cluster using the CLI:

px deploy --cluster_name eksworkshop-eksctl --pem_memory_limit=1Gi
  • Enter y to confirm the cluster to deploy pixie to.

Deploying Pixie will take about 5 minutes.

Check if the Pixie components have been deployed:

kubectl get pods -n pl

You should see output similar to below. All pods should be ready and available before proceeding.

NAME                                      READY   STATUS    RESTARTS   AGE
kelvin-7749f484bc-9vmrd                   1/1     Running   0          2m14s
nats-operator-7d686798f4-tkjn4            1/1     Running   0          2m28s
pl-nats-1                                 1/1     Running   0          2m21s
vizier-certmgr-5bc8d5dcc8-grrqt           1/1     Running   0          2m14s
vizier-cloud-connector-5cdf4ccb94-crz8p   1/1     Running   0          2m14s
vizier-metadata-0                         1/1     Running   0          2m13s
vizier-pem-5fs5d                          1/1     Running   0          2m13s
vizier-pem-5kxm5                          1/1     Running   0          2m13s
vizier-pem-b79fz                          1/1     Running   0          2m13s
vizier-pem-c5bh8                          1/1     Running   0          2m13s
vizier-pem-ddjvw                          1/1     Running   0          2m13s
vizier-pem-rx7f4                          1/1     Running   0          2m13s
vizier-proxy-7c75497cdd-4lzm5             1/1     Running   0          2m13s
vizier-query-broker-6f7fc849f-wdpcz       1/1     Running   0          2m13s