AWS Compute Blog

Tag: Amazon EKS

Best practices for handling EC2 Spot Instance interruptions

This post is contributed by Scott Horsfield – Sr. Specialist Solutions Architect, EC2 Spot Amazon EC2 Spot Instances are spare compute capacity in the AWS Cloud available to you at steep discounts compared to On-Demand Instance prices. The only difference between an On-Demand Instance and a Spot Instance is that a Spot Instance can be […]

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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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Run your Kubernetes Workloads on Amazon EC2 Spot Instances with Amazon EKS

Contributed by Madhuri Peri, Sr. EC2 Spot Specialist SA, and Shawn OConnor, AWS Enterprise Solutions Architect Update – June 30, 2020: As we continue to improve how Amazon EKS and Spot Instances work together, best practices change. Please read this blog for the latest best practices on how to use Amazon EKS with Spot Instances. […]

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