Containers

ECS auto scaling using custom metrics

Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) Auto Scaling using custom metrics

Introduction Amazon ECS eliminates the need to install, operate, and scale your own cluster management infrastructure. Customers are using horizontal scalability to deploy and scale their microservices applications running on Amazon ECS. They use the Application Auto Scaling service to automatically scale based on metrics data. Amazon ECS typically measures service utilization based on average […]

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Measuring portability time objective as a metric for migrating to Red Hat Openshift Service on AWS (ROSA)

This post was co-written by Mark Taylor, OpenShift Systems Engineer, IBM Consulting; Ian Packer, Chief AWS Architect, IBM Consulting; and Arnaud Lauer, Partner Solutions Architect, AWS. Customers are putting greater focus on portability as part of their strategies when adopting cloud computing. Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS (ROSA) platform provides an agile and flexible […]

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Fine-grained IAM roles for Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS (ROSA) workloads with STS

Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS (ROSA) is a fully managed OpenShift service, jointly supported by both Red Hat and Amazon Web Services (AWS) and managed by the Red Hat SRE team. This relieves customers of cluster lifecycle management, allowing them to focus on building applications rather than maintaining the OpenShift clusters. ROSA has recently […]

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Self-service AWS native service adoption in OpenShift using ACK

AWS Controllers for Kubernetes (ACK) is an open-source project that allows you to define and create AWS resources directly from within OpenShift. Using ACK, you can take advantage of AWS-managed services to complement the application workloads running in OpenShift without needing to define resources outside of the cluster or run services that provide supporting capabilities like […]

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Enabling AWS X-Ray tracing for AWS App Runner service using AWS Copilot CLI

AWS Copilot CLI is an open-source command line interface that makes it easy for developers to build, release, and operate production-ready containerized workloads on AWS App Runner, Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), and AWS Fargate. Under the hood, Copilot uses AWS CloudFormation for provisioning and managing the underlying infrastructures on your behalf so that […]

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Monitoring Amazon EKS Anywhere using Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus and Amazon Managed Grafana

This blog provides a step-by-step guide on how to monitor your containerized workload running on Amazon EKS Anywhere by publishing metrics to Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus and using Amazon Managed Grafana to visualize. Amazon EKS Anywhere is a deployment option for Amazon EKS that enables you to easily create and operate Kubernetes clusters on a customer-managed […]

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Seamlessly migrate workloads from EKS self-managed node group to EKS-managed node groups

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) managed service makes it easy to run Kubernetes on AWS without needing to install, operate, and maintain your own Kubernetes control plane. When Amazon EKS was made generally available in 2018, it supported self-managed node groups. With self-managed node groups, customers are responsible for configuring the Amazon Elastic Compute […]

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Introducing new templates to the AWS Proton template library

Today, we are announcing new additions to the AWS Proton sample template library. The library is a curated set of AWS Proton templates that use AWS best practices for popular applications such as a load-balanced web application or an Amazon API Gateway backed by AWS Lambda. You can use the library to deploy these common […]

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Load testing your workload running on Amazon EKS with Locust

Introduction More and more customers are using the Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) to run their workloads. This is why it is essential to have a process to test your EKS cluster so that you can identify weaknesses upfront and optimize your cluster before you open it to the public. Load testing focuses on […]

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Observability for AWS App Runner VPC networking

With AWS App Runner, you can quickly deploy web applications and APIs at any scale. You can start with your source code or a container image, and App Runner will fully manage all infrastructure, including servers, networking, and load balancing for your application. If you want, App Runner can also configure a deployment pipeline for […]

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