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Category: Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service

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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Solution overview

Building private cross-account APIs using Amazon API Gateway and AWS PrivateLink

This post is written by Brian Zambrano, Enterprise Solutions Architect and Srinivasa Atta, Sr. Technical Account Manager With microservice architectures, multiple teams within an organization often build different parts of an application. Different teams may own functionality for a given business segment. An effective pattern to support this is a centrally managed public API. This […]

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Spark Deployment on Kubernetes Cluster

Running cost optimized Spark workloads on Kubernetes using EC2 Spot Instances

This post is written by Kinnar Sen, Senior Solutions Architect, EC2 Spot  Apache Spark is an open-source, distributed processing system used for big data workloads. It provides API operations to perform multiple tasks such as streaming, extract transform load (ETL), query, machine learning (ML), and graph processing. Spark supports four different types of cluster managers (Spark standalone, Apache […]

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Building for Cost optimization and Resilience for EKS with Spot Instances

This post is contributed by Chris Foote, Sr. EC2 Spot Specialist Solutions Architect Running your Kubernetes and containerized workloads on Amazon EC2 Spot Instances is a great way to save costs. Kubernetes is a popular open-source container management system that allows you to deploy and manage containerized applications at scale. AWS makes it easy to run […]

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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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Scaling Kubernetes deployments with Amazon CloudWatch metrics

This post is contributed by Kwunhok Chan | Solutions Architect, AWS   In an earlier post, AWS introduced Horizontal Pod Autoscaler and Kubernetes Metrics Server support for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service. These tools make it easy to scale your Kubernetes workloads managed by EKS in response to built-in metrics like CPU and memory. However, one common use case for applications […]

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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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Improving and securing your game-binaries distribution at scale

This post is contributed by Yahav Biran | Sr. Solutions Architect, AWS and Scott Selinger | Associate Solutions Architect, AWS  One of the challenges that game publishers face when employing CI/CD processes is the distribution of updated game binaries in a scalable, secure, and cost-effective way. Continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) processes enable game publishers […]

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Updates to Amazon EKS Version Lifecycle

Contributed by Nathan Taber and Michael Hausenblas At re:Invent 2017 we introduced the Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes, or Amazon EKS for short. We consider these tenets as valid today as they were at launch: EKS is a platform to run production-grade workloads. This means that security and reliability are our first priority. After that we […]

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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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