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Building, deploying, and operating containerized applications with AWS Fargate

This post was contributed by Jason Umiker, AWS Solutions Architect. Whether it’s helping facilitate a journey to microservices or deploying existing tools more easily and repeatably, many customers are moving toward containerized infrastructure and workflows. AWS provides many of the services and mechanisms to help you with that. In this post, I show you how […]

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Managing Cross-Account Serverless Microservices

This post courtesy of Michael Edge, Sr. Cloud Architect – AWS Professional Services Applications built using a microservices architecture typically result in a number of independent, loosely coupled microservices communicating with each other, synchronously via their APIs and asynchronously via events. These microservices are often owned by different product teams, and these teams may segregate their […]

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Application Tracing on Kubernetes with AWS X-Ray

This post was contributed by Christoph Kassen, AWS Solutions Architect With the emergence of microservices architectures, the number of services that are part of a web application has increased a lot. It’s not unusual anymore to build and operate hundreds of separate microservices, all as part of the same application. Think of a typical e-commerce […]

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Set Up a Continuous Delivery Pipeline for Containers Using AWS CodePipeline and Amazon ECS

This post contributed by Abby Fuller, AWS Senior Technical Evangelist Last week, AWS announced support for Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) targets (including AWS Fargate) in AWS CodePipeline. This support makes it easier to create a continuous delivery pipeline for container-based applications and microservices. Building and deploying containerized services manually is slow and prone to errors. Continuous delivery […]

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Capturing Custom, High-Resolution Metrics from Containers Using AWS Step Functions and AWS Lambda

Contributed by Trevor Sullivan, AWS Solutions Architect When you deploy containers with Amazon ECS, are you gathering all of the key metrics so that you can correctly monitor the overall health of your ECS cluster? By default, ECS writes metrics to Amazon CloudWatch in 5-minute increments. For complex or large services, this may not be sufficient to make […]

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Blue/Green Deployments with Amazon Elastic Container Service

This post and accompanying code was generously contributed by: Jeremy Cowan Solutions Architect Anuj Sharma DevOps Cloud Architect Peter Dalbhanjan Solutions Architect Deploying software updates in traditional non-containerized environments is hard and fraught with risk. When you write your deployment package or script, you have to assume that the target machine is in a particular […]

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Building Loosely Coupled, Scalable, C# Applications with Amazon SQS and Amazon SNS

  Stephen Liedig, Solutions Architect   One of the many challenges professional software architects and developers face is how to make cloud-native applications scalable, fault-tolerant, and highly available. Fundamental to your project success is understanding the importance of making systems highly cohesive and loosely coupled. That means considering the multi-dimensional facets of system coupling to […]

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Using Amazon SQS Dead-Letter Queues to Control Message Failure

Michael G. Khmelnitsky, Senior Programmer Writer   Sometimes, messages can’t be processed because of a variety of possible issues, such as erroneous conditions within the producer or consumer application. For example, if a user places an order within a certain number of minutes of creating an account, the producer might pass a message with an […]

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Building Scalable Applications and Microservices: Adding Messaging to Your Toolbox

Jakub Wojciak, Senior Software Development Engineer Throughout our careers, we developers keep adding new tools to our development toolboxes. These range from the programming languages we learn, use, and become experts in, to architectural components such as HTTP servers, load balancers, and databases (both relational and NoSQL). I’d like to kick off a series of […]

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