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Category: Compute

Simplifying Serverless CI/CD with CircleCI and the AWS Serverless Application Model

CircleCI has made building and deploying your AWS Serverless Application Model (SAM) applications easier with the release of the aws-serverless orb. Now, developers can deploy and test serverless applications on AWS with minimal configuration, combining the benefits of continuous integration with the power of serverless. CircleCI orbs are shareable packages of configuration elements, including jobs, commands, and executors.

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Know Before You Go: VMware Cloud on AWS at VMworld 2019

We are headed back to VMworld in 2019! VMworld 2019 Europe brings you a week-long journey of innovation to accelerate your cloud adoption. This year’s event is November 4-7 in Barcelona. The growth of VMware Cloud on AWS has been nothing short of stellar thanks to a strong partnership between AWS and VMware, an APN Advanced Technology Partner. To get you ready for VMworld 2019 Europe, we have put together a “Know Before You Go Guide” highlighting all of the AWS activities you can’t miss.

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Serverless Containers are the Future of Container Infrastructure

With the shift to containers and serverless solutions, organizations are presented with a unique question: how do you maximize an application’s uptime while maintaining a cost-effective infrastructure at both layers? Keeping availability high by over-provisioning is easy, but it’s also very expensive. As a result, several challenges have arisen on the path to building an optimized, cost-effective, and highly available containerized infrastructure on AWS: pricing, instance sizing, and containers utilization.

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How to Use Nubeva with Amazon VPC Traffic Mirroring to Gain Decrypted Visibility of Your Network Traffic

AWS has added a new feature to Amazon VPC called traffic mirroring, which is like a virtual network tap that gives you direct access to the network packets flowing through your virtual private cloud. Nubeva Technologies built a solution that directly integrates with Amazon VPC traffic mirroring to provide an out-of-band decryption solution, giving customers a surgical approach to capture and analyze network traffic on AWS.

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Running Applications on Amazon EKS Using Amazon EC2 Spot Instances with Spotinst Ocean

While implementing a microservices architecture, Kubernetes can be a powerful tool to manage containers. However, if you are just starting out in the Kubernetes ecosystem, it can be hard to get a hang of. This post helps you get started with Amazon EKS to set up a production-ready Kubernetes cluster, and introduces Spotinst Ocean to help manage Amazon EKS clusters and reduce costs by provisioning clusters on Amazon EC2 Spot instances.

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Migrating Containerized Applications to Amazon EKS in Minutes Using XebiaLabs Blueprints

Amazon EKS provides a Kubernetes management infrastructure across Availability Zones so you don’t have to manage a control plane or replace unhealthy control plane nodes. AWS Competency Partner XebiaLabs supports infrastructure provisioning and application deployment for many of the most popular AWS services, including Amazon EKS. They recently introduced a feature called DevOps as Code, which makes it even easier to migrate applications to Amazon EKS infrastructure.

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Increasing Savings and Mitigating Risks with Amazon EC2 Convertible Reserved Instances

When managing AWS spending, you want to mitigate risks and costs wherever possible. One way to do this is to increase your coverage of Amazon EC2 Reserved Instances, which results in significant discounts and increased savings. However, constantly improving technology and the evolving needs of your company can render your committed Reserved Instances obsolete. Cloudwiry’s cost management platform specializes in this cost-recovery practice by optimizing Reserved Instance coverage for ROI.

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Deploying a High-Volume Application on AWS with Kubernetes

Learn how Mission Cloud Services helped Your Call Football (YCF) scale their application by building out the infrastructure as code, determining the right instance type for the job, prepping the load balancers, and employing Amazon EKS. By leveraging Kubernetes to optimize the speed and performance of YCF’s cloud environment, the app successfully provides thousands of football fans with a fun, unique, and issue-free gaming experience—all in real-time.

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Driving Continuous Security and Configuration Checks for Amazon EKS with Alcide Advisor

The inherent complexities for running cloud-native applications such as Kubernetes, especially in a multi-cluster environment, are growing. Alcide Advisor creates a snapshot of your cluster’s security and compliance posture with actionable recommendations to ensure no security drifts are detected only in runtime. Alcide Advisor allows DevOps and security teams to discover misplaced secrets or secret access, identify Kubernetes vulnerabilities and perform Amazon EKS cluster checks.

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Scheduling Tasks on AWS with IBM Spectrum LSF and IBM Spectrum Symphony

Many high performance computing (HPC) and grid customers with large technical and on-premises computing systems select IBM Spectrum LSF and IBM Spectrum Symphony for policy-driven control and scheduling. This translates into better application performance, better throughput, better utilization, and the ability to respond quickly to business demands. If you’re a Spectrum LSF and Spectrum Symphony customer, you now have flexible options for running on AWS.

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