Containers

Category: Amazon EC2 Container Registry

ECR cross region replication use case

Cross region replication in Amazon ECR has landed

Michael Brown and Michael Hausenblas Replicating container images across regions in Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR) automatically has been one of the most asked features and we’re glad to be able to share the good news with you: it has landed. Where previously you had to implement the replication yourself you can now leave the […]

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Results of the 2020 AWS Container Security Survey

In 2019 we carried out the first AWS Container Security Survey and now we have the results of this year’s survey for you available. As in 2019, we conducted an anonymous survey throughout 2020 amongst container users on AWS. From the 655 people who visited the survey, 295 started it and 156 completed it (completion […]

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re:Invent 2020: AWS Containers Track

re:Invent is a free, 3-week virtual conference that will be held November 30 – December 18, 2020. Starting this week, registered attendees can access scheduled and on-demand sessions on topics across AWS Services. In this post, we’ll cover the Containers track, featuring sessions on Amazon ECS, Amazon EKS, AWS Fargate, Amazon ECR, and AWS App […]

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Amazon ECS vs Amazon EKS: making sense of AWS container services

One of the most common requests we hear from customers is, “help me decide which container service to use.” We recommend that most teams begin by selecting a container solution with the attributes most aligned to their application requirements or operational preferences. This post covers some of the critical decisions involved in choosing between AWS […]

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Create a pipeline with canary deployments for Amazon EKS with AWS App Mesh

In this post, we will demonstrate how customers can leverage different AWS services in conjunction with AWS App Mesh to implement a canary deployment strategy for applications running on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS). As stated in the post “Getting started with App Mesh and EKS”, many customers are currently implementing microservices in a […]

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Advice for customers dealing with Docker Hub rate limits, and a Coming Soon announcement

Many container customers building applications use common software packages (e.g. operating systems, databases, and application components) that are publicly distributed as container images on Docker Hub. Docker, Inc. has announced that the Hub service will begin limiting the rate at which images are pulled under their anonymous and free plans. These limits will progressively take […]

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CI/CD with Amazon EKS using AWS App Mesh and Gitlab CI

Using containers brings flexibility, consistency, and portability in a DevOps culture. One of the essential parts of DevOps is creating Continuous Integration and Deployment (CI/CD) pipelines that deliver containerized application code faster and more reliably to production systems. Enabling canary or blue-green deployments in CI/CD pipelines provides more robust testing of the new application versions […]

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Designing a secure container image registry

As organizations move to containers, there can be a sense that they are losing control or visibility of the software that is deployed to their environments. Historically, once a server is in production, a scanning tool runs on a regular basis to detect vulnerabilities on the operating system. Once a vulnerability is detected, an operations […]

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OCI Artifact Support In Amazon ECR

By Shubhra Deshpande and Michael Hausenblas In the container roadmap issue 308 you asked us about making Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR) understand artifact types beyond container images. We now launched support for Open Container Initiative (OCI) artifacts, such as Helm charts. In this post we give you some background on OCI artifacts and walk […]

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ICYMI: AWS Cloud Containers Conference

On July 9th, the AWS Containers team hosted the first AWS Cloud Containers Conference (C3). The full day, virtual conference covered deep dives, launches, and demos on Amazon EKS, Amazon ECS, AWS Fargate, Amazon ECR, and AWS App Mesh. As well as, a keynote from GM of Kubernetes, Bob Wise, and closing remarks from Chief […]

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