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Tag: Amazon ECS

Orchestrating GPU-Accelerated Workloads on Amazon ECS

My colleagues Brandon Chavis, Chad Schmutzer, and Pierre Steckmeyer sent a nice guest post that describes how to run GPU workloads on Amazon ECS. — It’s interesting to note that many workloads on Amazon ECS fit into three primary categories that have obvious synergy with containers: PaaS Batch workloads Long-running services While these are the […]

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Using Federation with Amazon ECR

This is a guest post from my colleague Asif Khan. ————————- Federation is a mechanism to connect identity management systems together. A user’s credentials are always stored with the “home” organization (the identity provider). A service provider trusts the identity provider to validate credentials when the user logs into a service. The user never provides […]

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Authenticating Amazon ECR Repositories for Docker CLI with Credential Helper

This is a guest post from my colleagues Ryosuke Iwanaga and Prahlad Rao. ———————— Developers building and managing microservices and containerized applications using Docker containers require a secure, scalable repository to store and manage Docker images. In order to securely access the repository, proper authentication from the Docker client to the repository is important, but […]

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Run Containerized Microservices with Amazon ECS and Application Load Balancer

This is a guest post from Sathiya Shunmugasundaram, Gnani Dathathreya, and Jeff Storey from the Capital One Technology team. —————– At Capital One, we are rapidly embracing cloud-native microservices architectures and applying them to both existing and new workloads. To advance microservices adoption, increase efficiencies of cloud resources and decouple application layer from the underlying […]

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Airtime Relaunches with Major Overhaul using ECS

Guest post by Abby Fuller (@abbyfuller) of Airtime A major part of the recent Airtime relaunch was an architecture overhaul changing our application from monolith to microservices. This switch was intended to solve some long-standing issues (bottlenecked deployments, limited redundancy, and inconsistent testing and staging/production environments), while keeping in mind our major priorities: user experience […]

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Automatic Scaling with Amazon ECS

My colleague Mayank Thakkar sent a nice guest post that describes how to scale Amazon ECS clusters and services. — You’ve always had the option to scale clusters automatically with Amazon EC2 Container Service (Amazon ECS). Now, with the new Service Auto Scaling feature and Amazon CloudWatch alarms, you can use scaling policies to scale ECS […]

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Service Discovery: An Amazon ECS Reference Architecture

My colleagues Pierre Steckmeyer, Chad Schmutzer, and Nicolas Vautier sent a nice guest post that describes a fast and easy way to set up service discovery for Amazon ECS. — Microservices are capturing a lot of mindshare nowadays, through the promises of agility, scale, resiliency, and more. The design approach is to build a single […]

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Optimizing Disk Usage on Amazon ECS

My colleague Jay McConnell sent a nice guest post that describes how to track and optimize the disk space used in your Amazon ECS cluster. — On October 4 Amazon ECS launched support for automated container and image cleanup. Read about it in the documentation. Failure to monitor disk space utilization can cause problems that prevent Docker […]

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