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Tag: Kubernetes

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Monitoring Kubernetes Environments with AWS and New Relic’s Cluster Explorer

Kubernetes provides development teams with the tools and capabilities they need to deliver real customer value in far shorter time than more traditional architectures. Operating Kubernetes environments at scale, however, becomes more complex and requires special focus on monitoring for performance and health. Explore the challenges of monitoring Kubernetes environments at scale, and learn how to implement monitoring with the New Relic Cluster Explorer that’s included with the Kubernetes integration.

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How to Simplify AWS Monitoring with Logz.io’s Fully Managed ELK Stack and Grafana

Building scalable, resilient, and secure metrics and logging pipelines with the ELK Stack and Grafana requires engineering time and expertise. The Logz.io Cloud Observability Platform delivers both as a fully-managed service so engineers can use the open source monitoring tools they know on a single solution, without the hassle of maintaining them at scale. Logz.io provides advanced analytics to make the ELK Stack and Grafana faster, more integrated, and easier to use.

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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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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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How AWS Customers Are Running Containerized Environments on Amazon EC2 Spot Instances

Amazon EC2 Spot Instances are one of the best ways to dramatically cut EC2 costs on AWS. With the new pricing model, there has never been a better time to start leveraging Spot Instances, and Spotinst’s DevOps Automation Platform helps businesses reduce operational overhead with automation and cut costs by reliably leveraging Spot Instances. In this post, we share a few stories from Spotinst customers outlining how they maximized infrastructure efficiency at minimum cost.

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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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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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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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How to Build a Secure-by-Default Kubernetes Cluster with Basic CI/CD Pipeline on AWS

Kubernetes is an open-source platform to automate deploying, scaling, and operating application containers. But in itself, Kubernetes is not enough to achieve this goal. To fully empower our engineers, we need to build a CI/CD pipeline around Kubernetes. Using this tutorial from APN Partner Slalom Consulting, we have built a Kubernetes cluster with a good set of security defaults and then wrapped a simple CI/CD pipeline around it.

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