AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Category: Compute

Amazon ECS Resource and Cost Allocation Made Easy with CloudHealth Container Module

Leading organizations around the world are using CloudHealth to understand what’s driving the cost of their Amazon ECS, Kubernetes, and Mesos clusters. CloudHealth Container Module enables users to customize what and how to report on container usage and costs. Starting at the cluster level, it’s useful to compare the amount of resources allocated to container tasks to the available capacity of the cluster. In this post, we discuss how CloudHealth’s support for Amazon ECS helps you understand your AWS resource usage and cost.

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Pulumi_AWS Solutions

How to Easily Deploy an Amazon EKS Cluster with Pulumi

Pulumi is a cloud-native development platform for describing, deploying, and managing cloud infrastructure across AWS, Kubernetes, and other cloud platforms. Pulumi offers cloud configuration as software, not just via a declarative language like YAML or JSON, but instead using popular programming languages such as JavaScript/TypeScript and Python. You can use Pulumi to easily deploy Amazon EKS, or to deploy your own custom AWS and Kubernetes-based applications and infrastructure.

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Logicworks_AWS Solutions

How Spring Venture Group Uses AWS Service Catalog to Launch Amazon ECS Clusters

Spring Venture Group reached out to APN Premier Partner Logicworks to architect and manage their AWS deployment. Their developers were comfortable building and deploying containers in their on-premises environment, but were eager to get greater agility and flexibility on AWS. Running AWS Service Catalog and Amazon ECS has created a reliable, stable deployment pipeline, resulting in hundreds of hours saved for their engineering team each month.

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JFrog_AWS Solutions

Delivering Software to Amazon EKS with Confidence Using JFrog Artifactory

JFrog, an APN Advanced Technology Partner, is a proud integration partner of Amazon Amazon EKS. In this post, JFrog provides a detailed example of deploying a containerized application to Amazon EKS using JFrog Artifactory as the Kubernetes registry. We also explore how to configure Artifactory as your Kubernetes registry for Amazon EKS by provisioning Artifactory and Amazon EKS, and deploying the Docker images from Artifactory to Amazon EKS.

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Tigera_AWS Solutions

Turnkey Network Security and Continuous Compliance for Your Amazon EKS Cluster

While a managed Kubernetes offering provides a tremendous business advantage for time-to-market when deploying new applications, customers still need to think about securing their applications. In this post, we explore how APN Advanced Technology Partner Tigera and their Tigera Secure Cloud Edition (CE) helps ensure your containerized applications running in Kubernetes are secure and auditable.

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VMware Cloud on AWS

Understanding Amazon VPC from a VMware NSX Engineer’s Perspective

With VMware Cloud on AWS, you can deploy applications in a fully-managed VMware environment. Organizations can simplify their hybrid IT operations by using the same VMware technologies—including vSphere, vSAN, NSX, and vCenter—across their on-premises datacenters and on the AWS cloud. In this post, and my follow-up, we explore the major components of Amazon VPC for engineers and architects who build and operate VMware NSX networks, and who are building solutions on VMware Cloud on AWS.

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Batch

How to Migrate Mainframe Batch to Cloud Microservices with Blu Age and AWS

While modernizing customer mainframes, the team at Blu Age discovered that Batch can be a complex aspect of a mainframe migration to AWS. It’s critical to design your AWS architecture to account for the key Batch stringent performance requirements such as intensive I/Os, large datasets, and short durations. Let’s explore how to migrate mainframe Batch to AWS microservices using Blu Age automated transformation technology.

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Video

Using the New Amazon EC2 G3 Instances to Playout an IP-Based Ultra High Definition Channel on AWS

AWS Partner Cinegy has long been an advocate of IP-based video workflows and understands that maintaining visual quality whilst reducing bandwidth consumption is an ongoing challenge with the increasing data requirements of formats such as Ultra High Definition (UHD). In this post, Cinegy demonstrates how to deploy a fully-functional playout engine using Amazon EC2 resources and the Cinegy Amazon Machine Image (AMI) to deliver a UHD TV channel with graphics.

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Build_border

Testing AWS GameDay with the AWS Well-Architected Framework – Continued Remediation

This is the third post in our series documenting a project to fix issues with the AWS GameDay architecture by using tenets of the AWS Well-Architected Framework. In Part 2, we remediated the critical findings found in our initial review and here we’ll cover remediating the deficiencies found in our Disaster Recovery plan, as well as other optimizations we’ve made due to recent announcements. We will also discuss how to address another crucial component in our application development—testing.

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AWS Lambda

Introducing Splunk AWS Serverless Applications

At AWS re:Invent 2017, we introduced the AWS Serverless Application Repository that enables AWS customers to easily discover, deploy, and publish serverless apps for data processing, stream processing, Internet of Things (IoT) device data telemetry, and more. The Splunk AWS Serverless Applications are available from the AWS Lambda console and allow customers to ingest TBs of data into Splunk. Check out the Splunk serverless apps that are open-sourced to dive deeper, including the underlying AWS SAM template.

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