AWS Compute Blog

Category: Amazon Elastic Container Service

Solution architecture

Building dynamic Amazon SNS subscriptions for auto scaling container workloads 

This blog shows an event driven approach to handling dynamic SNS subscription requirements. It relies on the ECS service events to trigger appropriate Lambda functions. These create the subscription queue, subscribe it to a topic, and delete it once the container instance is terminated.

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High-level diagram showing event flow

How to authenticate private container registries using AWS Batch

This post was contributed by Clayton Thomas, Solutions Architect, AWS WW Public Sector SLG Govtech. Many AWS Batch users choose to store and consume their AWS Batch job container images on AWS using Amazon Elastic Container Registries (ECR). AWS Batch and Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) natively support pulling from Amazon ECR without any extra […]

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AWS Lambda Ready Partner extensions in the Lambda console

Performance and functionality improvements for AWS Lambda extensions

AWS Lambda extensions are a new way to integrate Lambda more easily with your favorite monitoring, observability, security, and governance tools. With the general availability announcement, AWS is introducing performance and functionality improvements. The Lambda service now returns the response from the function as soon as the function code is complete without waiting for the […]

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Sharing automated blueprints for Amazon ECS continuous delivery using AWS Service Catalog

This post is contributed by Mahmoud ElZayet | Specialist SA – Dev Tech, AWS   Modern application development processes enable organizations to improve speed and quality continually. In this innovative culture, small, autonomous teams own the entire application life cycle. While such nimble, autonomous teams speed product delivery, they can also impose costs on compliance, […]

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Optimizing Amazon ECS task density using awsvpc network mode

This post is contributed by Tony Pujals | Senior Developer Advocate, AWS   AWS recently increased the number of elastic network interfaces available when you run tasks on Amazon ECS. Use the account setting called awsvpcTrunking. If you use the Amazon EC2 launch type and task networking (awsvpc network mode), you can now run more […]

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Using AWS App Mesh with Fargate

This post is contributed by Tony Pujals | Senior Developer Advocate, AWS   AWS App Mesh is a service mesh, which provides a framework to control and monitor services spanning multiple AWS compute environments. My previous post provided a walkthrough to get you started. In it, I showed deploying a simple microservice application to Amazon ECS […]

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Learning AWS App Mesh

UPDATE – Oct 26 2020 – We have updated the instructions and recommended configurations for AWS App Mesh, which can be found in this GitHub repository: https://github.com/aws/aws-app-mesh-examples/tree/master/examples/apps/djapp. Please consider the below steps deprecated, but we are leaving the post live for its deeper explanation of some of the steps involved. This post is contributed by […]

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Securing credentials using AWS Secrets Manager with AWS Fargate

This post is contributed by Massimo Re Ferre – Principal Developer Advocate, AWS Container Services. Cloud security at AWS is the highest priority and the work that the Containers team is doing is a testament to that. A month ago, the team introduced an integration between AWS Secrets Manager and AWS Systems Manager Parameter Store with AWS Fargate […]

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Enabling DNS resolution for Amazon EKS cluster endpoints

Update – December 2019 Amazon EKS now supports automatic DNS resolution for private cluster endpoints. This feature works automatically for all EKS clusters. You can still implement the solution described below, but this is not required for the majority of use cases. Learn more in the What’s New post or Amazon EKS documentation. This post […]

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