Containers

Read our blog post about how Amazon EKS now supports Kubernetes 1.23.

Amazon EKS now supports Kubernetes 1.23

Introduction The Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) team is happy to announce support for Kubernetes 1.23. Amazon EKS and Amazon EKS Distro can now run Kubernetes version 1.23, with support in Amazon EKS Anywhere launching soon after. The upstream project theme for this release is “The Next Frontier.” Speaking with Kubernetes 1.23 Release Lead, […]

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Read our blog post on securing Amazon Elastic Container Service applications using Application Load Balancer and Amazon Cognito.

Securing Amazon Elastic Container Service applications using Application Load Balancer and Amazon Cognito

Introduction Designing and maintaining secure user management, authentication and other related features for applications is not an easy task. Amazon Cognito takes care of this work, which allows developers to focus on building the core business logic of the application. Amazon Cognito provides user management, authentication, and authorization for applications where users can log in […]

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Running Workload on Amazon EKS in Local Zones with resilient architecture

Running Workload on Amazon EKS in Local Zones with a failover strategy

Introduction Update 08/05/22: We updated the title and conclusion to improve the accuracy of wording. AWS Local Zones are a type of infrastructure deployment that places compute, storage, and other select AWS services close to large population and industry centers. Customers can build and deploy applications close to end users to enable real-time gaming, live […]

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How to containerize legacy code into Red Hat OpenShift on AWS (ROSA)

Introduction Enterprise customers have trained their IT staff on legacy programming languages, like COBOL, for decades. These legacy programs have stood the test of time and still run many mission-critical business applications which are typical for these legacy platforms. While various migration solutions like  AWS Blu Age and AWS Micro Focus Enterprise technology exist for […]

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Using Amazon EBS snapshots for persistent storage with your Amazon EKS cluster by leveraging add-ons

Using Amazon EBS snapshots for persistent storage with your Amazon EKS cluster by leveraging add-ons

Originally, containers were a great fit for stateless applications. However, for many use cases there is a need for persistent storage, without which stateful workloads aren’t possible. Kubernetes first introduced support for stateful workloads with in-tree volume plugins, meaning that the plugin code was part of the core Kubernetes code and shipped with the Kubernetes […]

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Using CDK to perform continuous deployments in multi-region Kubernetes environments

This post also had contributions from Jiwon Yeom, Solutions Architect, AWS. Introduction AWS customers use infrastructure as code (IaC) to create cloud resources in a repeatable and predictable manner. IaC is especially helpful in managing environments with identical stacks, which is a common occurrence in active-active multi-region systems. Instead of managing each regional deployment individually, […]

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Using Amazon ECS with NVIDIA GPUs to accelerate drug discovery

Using Amazon ECS with NVIDIA GPUs to accelerate drug discovery

This post was written in collaboration with Neel Patel, Drug Discovery Scientist, Nvidia. Drug discovery is the process through which potential new medicines are identified. It involves a wide range of scientific disciplines, including biology, chemistry, and pharmacology, as well as computer science. AstraZeneca and NVIDIA collaborated on developing MegaMolBART so the computational drug discovery process […]

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Read our blog post about optimizing your Spring Boot application for AWS Fargate.

Optimize your Spring Boot application for AWS Fargate

Fast startup times are key to quickly react to disruptions and demand peaks, and they can increase the resource efficiency. With AWS Fargate, you don’t need to take care of the underlying container hosts; however, some changes are often needed to shorten the time to bootstrap your container and the application. This post describes optimization […]

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Scaling Kubernetes with Karpenter: Advanced Scheduling with Pod Affinity and Volume Topology Awareness

Scaling Kubernetes with Karpenter: Advanced Scheduling with Pod Affinity and Volume Topology Awareness

This post was co-written by Lukonde Mwila, Principal Technical Evangelist at SUSE, an AWS Container Hero, and a HashiCorp Ambassador. Introduction Cloud-native technologies are becoming increasingly ubiquitous, and Kubernetes is at the forefront of this movement. Today, Kubernetes is seeing widespread adoption across organizations in a variety of different industries. When implemented properly, Kubernetes can […]

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Read our blog post about stretching your on-premises environment to AWS using Amazon ECS Anywhere.

Stretching your on-premises environment to AWS using Amazon ECS Anywhere

Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) allows customers to run container workloads in AWS on AWS-managed infrastructure as well as on customer-managed infrastructure using Amazon ECS Anywhere. Whether on premises or in the cloud, customers have a consistent cluster management, workload scheduling, and monitoring experience with Amazon ECS. Amazon ECS Anywhere lets you have a […]

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