Containers

Category: Amazon EC2

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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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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Amazon EKS improves control plane scaling and update speed by up to 4x

Amazon EKS improves control plane scaling and update speed by up to 4x

Years before Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) was released, our customers told us they wanted a service that would simplify Kubernetes management. Many of them were running self-managed clusters on Amazon Elastic Computer Cloud (EC2) and were having challenges upgrading, scaling, and maintaining the Kubernetes control plane. When EKS launched in 2018, it aimed to […]

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Read the blog post on Amazon EKS and Spot Instances in action at Delivery Hero.

Amazon EKS and Spot Instances in action at Delivery Hero

This post was coauthored by Christos Skevis, Senior Engineering Manager, Delivery Hero; Giovanny Salazar, Senior Systems Engineer, Delivery Hero; Miguel Mingorance, Senior Systems Engineer at Delivery Hero at the time the blog post was written; Cristian Măgherușan-Stanciu, Senior Specialist Solutions Architect, Flexible Compute, AWS; and Sascha Möllering, Principal Specialist Solutions Architect, Containers, AWS. This post […]

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Figure 1. Capacity provider strategy controls tasks placement

Optimize cost for container workloads with ECS capacity providers and EC2 Spot Instances

Amazon EC2 Spot Instances use spare Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud  (Amazon EC2) capacity at up to a 90% discount compared to On-Demand prices. Amazon EC2 can interrupt Spot Instances with a two-minute notification when EC2 needs the capacity back. Spot Instances are an ideal option for applications that are stateless, fault-tolerant, scalable, and flexible, such as big data, […]

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Exec output logs in the S3 bucket

Introducing Amazon ECS Exec to access your Windows containers on Amazon EC2 and AWS Fargate

Today, we are launching the Amazon ECS Exec functionality for Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) customers running Windows containers on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), AWS Fargate or Amazon ECS Anywhere. This feature enables you to run commands in or get a shell to a container. In this blog post, we will walk […]

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Diagram of Karpenter pods

Managing Pod Scheduling Constraints and Groupless Node Upgrades with Karpenter in Amazon EKS

Overview Karpenter is a high-performance Kubernetes cluster autoscaler that can help you autoscale your groupless nodes by letting you schedule layered constraints using the Provisioner API. Karpenter also makes node upgrades easy through the node expiry TTL value ttlSecondsUntilExpired. This blog post will walk you through all of the steps to make this possible, and […]

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Using Amazon EC2 Spot Instances with Karpenter

Overview Karpenter is a dynamic, high performance cluster auto scaling solution for the Kubernetes platform introduced at re:Invent 2021. Customers choose an auto scaling solution for a number of reasons, including improving the high availability and reliability of their workloads at the same reduced costs. With the introduction of Amazon EC2 Spot Instances, customers can […]

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Collecting data from edge devices using Kubernetes and AWS IoT Greengrass V2

Kubernetes is open-source software that allows you to deploy and manage containerized applications at scale. It manages clusters of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) compute instances and runs containers on those instances with processes for deployment, maintenance, and scaling. Using Kubernetes, you can run any type of containerized application using the same toolset on […]

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Introducing AWS App Mesh Metrics Extension

Today, we are excited to announce that the AWS App Mesh metrics extension is now generally available. With App Mesh metrics extension, customers can collect, aggregate, and filter App Mesh specific metrics that are meaningful and aid in debugging while benefiting from reduced usage costs. App Mesh metrics extension is available to all customers running […]

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