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Introducing queued purchases for Savings Plans

This blog post is contributed by Idan Maizlits, Sr. Product Manager, Savings Plans AWS now provides the ability for you to queue purchases of Savings Plans by specifying a time, up to 3 years in the future, to carry out those purchases. This blog reviews how you can queue purchases of Savings Plans. In November […]

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Deep dive into Fargate Spot to run your ECS Tasks for up to 70% less

Author: Pritam Pal, Sr. EC2 Spot Specialist SA AWS launched AWS Fargate Spot during late 2019 for customers looking for a cost effective way to run containers. This blog dives deep into how to use ECS Fargate Spot and Fargate Tasks to lower the cost of your workloads. I explain existing concepts like Container Stop Timeout, catching […]

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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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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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Access Private applications on AWS Fargate using Amazon API Gateway PrivateLink

This post is contributed by Mani Chandrasekaran | Solutions Architect, AWS   Customers would like to run container-based applications in a private subnet inside a virtual private cloud (VPC), where there is no direct connectivity from the outside world to these applications. This is a very secure way of running applications which do not want to […]

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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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A Guide to Locally Testing Containers with Amazon ECS Local Endpoints and Docker Compose

This post is contributed by Wesley Pettit, Software Engineer at AWS. As more companies adopt containers, developers need easy, powerful ways to test their containerized applications locally, before they deploy to AWS. Today, the containers team is releasing the first tool dedicated to this: Amazon ECS Local Container Endpoints. This is part of an ongoing open […]

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AWS Fargate Price Reduction – Up to 50%

AWS Fargate is a compute engine that uses containers as its fundamental compute primitive. AWS Fargate runs your application containers for you on demand. You no longer need to provision a pool of instances or manage a Docker daemon or orchestration agent. Because the infrastructure that runs your containers is invisible, you don’t have to […]

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Step Functions

Building Simpler Genomics Workflows on AWS Step Functions

This post is courtesy of Ryan Ulaszek, AWS Genomics Partner Solutions Architect and Aaron Friedman, AWS Healthcare and Life Sciences Partner Solutions Architect In 2017, we published a four part blog series on how to build a genomics workflow on AWS. In part 1, we introduced a general architecture highlighting three common layers: job, batch and […]

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Introducing private registry authentication support for AWS Fargate

This post courtesy of Tiffany Jernigan, AWS Developer Advocate – Containers Private registry authentication support for Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) is now available with the AWS Fargate launch type! Now, in addition to Amazon Elastic Container Registry (Amazon ECR), you can use any private registry or repository of your choice for both EC2 and Fargate launch types. […]

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