Containers

Category: Compute

Containerizing Lambda deployments using OCI container images

This post is contributed by Mark Sweat, Senior Software Architect with Koch Industries. Developers looking to run their code with AWS in a serverless fashion have had to make a decision between two separate runtime models – each with a distinct packaging and deployment pattern. The two choices we have had are running functions as […]

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AWS Secrets Manager controller POC: an EKS operator for automatic rotation of secrets

In an earlier blog post, we showed you how to mount a secret from AWS Secrets Manager using mutating webhooks. If this secret changes when the pod is in running state, the pod can’t capture the change and continues to use the old secret value. One solution is to terminate the pod and then re-create it. […]

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Save the date: AWS Containers events in May

The AWS Containers team has been busy since we’ve seen you last at re:Invent 2020! We’re excited to bring you two free online events in May to share the latest and greatest on Containers at AWS. AWS Container Day x KubeCon, happening on May 4th, 10 AM – 6 PM CEST, is a fully virtual, […]

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Integrate Amazon API Gateway with Amazon EKS

Since 2015, customers have been using Amazon API Gateway to provide scalable and secure entry points for their API services. As customers adopt Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) to orchestrate their services, they have asked us how they can use API Gateway to expose their microservices running in Kubernetes. This post shows you how […]

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Running Airflow Workflow Jobs on Amazon EKS with EC2 Spot Instances

Apache Airflow is an open-source distributed workflow management platform for authoring, scheduling, and monitoring multi-stage workflows. It is designed to be extensible, and it’s compatible with several services like Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS), Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), and Amazon EC2. Many AWS customers choose to run Airflow on containerized environments with […]

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Automated software delivery using Docker Compose and Amazon ECS

In November 2020, Docker Compose for Amazon ECS became generally available. It is now even easier for a developer to take a containerized microservices-based application from their workstation and deploy it straight to the AWS Cloud. Developers can now run docker compose up and deploy their existing Docker Compose files straight to Amazon ECS, as […]

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Using Dex & dex-k8s-authenticator to authenticate to Amazon EKS

Introduction In an earlier post, Paavan Mistry introduced us to the OIDC identity provider (IdP) authentication for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS), a feature that allows you to use an OIDC identity provider with new or existing clusters. Before launching this feature, IAM principles and service account bearer tokens were the only authentication methods […]

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Building container images on Amazon ECS on AWS Fargate

Building container images is the process of packaging an application’s code, libraries, and dependencies into reusable file systems. Developers create a Dockerfile alongside their code that contains all the commands to assemble a container image. This Dockerfile is then used to produce a container image using a container image builder tool, such as the one […]

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Managing compute for Amazon ECS clusters with capacity providers.

Customers running containers are often challenged with having to manage and understand how to run and scale the compute for their clusters. For customers taking advantage of Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) on AWS Fargate, the burden is lifted as the underlying compute layer is fully managed by AWS, enabling the customer to focus […]

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Preparing for Kubernetes API deprecations when going from 1.15 to 1.16

The way that Kubernetes evolves and introduces new features is via its APIs. These APIs are versioned and features go through three phases: alpha, beta, and general availability (also known as stable). For users of Kubernetes this usually takes the form of an apiVersion version you are putting on the top of your YAML spec […]

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