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Tag: Amazon ECS

Amazon ECS at The Climate Corporation: Using Amazon ECR and Multiple Accounts for Isolated Regression Testing

This is a guest post from Nathan Mehl, Site Reliability Engineering Manager at The Climate Corporation. — The Climate Corporation aims to help all the world’s farmers sustainably increase their productivity through the use of digital tools. The integrated Climate FieldView™ digital agriculture platform provides farmers with a comprehensive, connected suite of digital tools. Bringing […]

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How to Automate Container Instance Draining in Amazon ECS

My colleague Madhuri Peri sent a nice guest post that describes how to use container instance draining to remove tasks from an instance before scaling down a cluster with Auto Scaling Groups. —– There are times when you might need to remove an instance from an Amazon ECS cluster; for example, to perform system updates, […]

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Continuous Deployment to Amazon ECS using AWS CodePipeline, AWS CodeBuild, Amazon ECR, and AWS CloudFormation

Thanks to my colleague John Pignata for a great blog on how to create a continuous deployment pipeline to Amazon ECS. — Delivering new iterations of software at a high velocity is a competitive advantage in today’s business environment. The speed at which organizations can deliver innovations to customers and adapt to changing markets is […]

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Introducing Blox from Amazon EC2 Container Service

Today we are announcing Blox, a new open source project from the Amazon ECS team that enables users to build custom schedulers and other tooling on top of ECS. Our goal with Blox is to provide tools that simplify the creation of custom schedulers, dashboards and other extensions, so that customers can meet the needs […]

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Monitor Cluster State with Amazon ECS Event Stream

Thanks to my colleague Jay Allen for this great blog on how to use the ECS Event stream for operational tasks. —- In the past, in order to obtain updates on the state of a running Amazon ECS cluster, customers have had to rely on periodically polling the state of container instances and tasks using […]

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Amazon ECS sessions at re:Invent

Come learn about containers—from the basics to production topics such as scaling and security—from customers and Amazon ECS subject matter experts at this year’s re:Invent conference. We’re excited to learn from you and hear what you think about our recently launched features. Containers are highlighted at Thursday’s Containers Mini Con at The Mirage: CON301 – […]

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Running Swift Web Applications with Amazon ECS

This is a guest post from Asif Khan about how to run Swift applications on Amazon ECS. —– Swift is a general-purpose programming language built using a modern approach to safety, performance, and software design patterns. A goal for Swift is to be the best language for uses ranging from systems programming, to mobile and […]

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Service Discovery for Amazon ECS Using DNS

My colleagues Peter Dalbhanjan and Javier Ros sent a nice guest post that describes DNS-based service discovery for Amazon ECS. —— Containers are generating a lot of interest due to benefits such as portability and speed of deployment. Containers are also a good fit for microservices as they offer a thin, modular, self-contained environment that […]

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Amazon ECS Service Auto Scaling Enables Rent-A-Center SAP Hybris Solution

This is a guest post from Troy Washburn, Sr. DevOps Manager @ Rent-A-Center, Inc., and Ashay Chitnis, Flux7 architect. —– Rent-A-Center in their own words: Rent-A-Center owns and operates more than 3,000 rent-to-own retail stores for name-brand furniture, electronics, appliances and computers across the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico. Rent-A-Center (RAC) wanted to roll out […]

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