Category: Amazon Elastic Container Registry

Signing and Validating OCI Artifacts with AWS Signer

This post is an extension of our Container Image Signing blog series. In our first post, we discussed the motivations and fundamental concepts behind cryptographic signing for containers. Introduction Organizations today are adding additional security measures to their software development lifecycles (SDLC) due to compliance, governance, or executive requirements. For containerized applications, one such security […]

Migration considerations – Cloud Foundry to Amazon ECS with AWS Fargate

Introduction Customers often turn to Amazon Web Services (AWS) to scale their applications, reduce latency, and deploy new features quickly with pay as you go approach. Let’s take the case of customers running hundreds of applications using Cloud Foundry Platform as a Service (PaaS). To achieve cost efficiency, customers can migrate to AWS container services, […]

Announcing remote cache support in Amazon ECR for BuildKit clients

This feature will be pre-installed and supported by Docker when version 25.0 is released. This feature is already released in Buildkit versions of 0.12 or later and is available now on Finch versions 0.8 or later. Introduction Amazon Elastic Container Registry (Amazon ECR) is a fully managed container registry that customers use to store, share, […]

Announcing AWS App Runner support for Bitbucket

Introduction AWS App Runner is a fully managed container application service that lets you build, deploy, and run containerized web applications and API services without prior infrastructure or container experience. Starting today, AWS App Runner supports building and deploying services from Bitbucket repositories. This post walks you through the process of deploying a sample AWS […]

Using SBOM to find vulnerable container images running on Amazon EKS clusters

Introduction When you purchase a packaged food item in your local grocery store, you probably check the list of ingredients written to understand what’s inside and make sure you aren’t consuming ingredients inadvertently that you don’t want to or are known to have adverse health effects. Do you think in a similar way when you […]

Shift left to secure your container supply chain

Introduction When we talk about securing container solutions, most of the focus is on securing the orchestrator or the infrastructure that the orchestrator runs on. However, at the heart of your container solutions are the containers themselves. In this post, we show you how we ensured that before we even push a container into our […]

Building better container images

Introduction Many applications built today or modernized from monoliths are done so using microservice architectures. The microservice architecture makes applications easier to scale and faster to develop, which enables innovation and accelerating time-to-market for new features. In addition, microservices also provide lifecycle autonomy enabling applications to have independent build and deploy processes, which provides technological […]

Under the hood: Lazy Loading Container Images with Seekable OCI and AWS Fargate

November 2023: AWS Fargate now supports having both SOCI and non SOCI enabled containers in the same Amazon ECS task, therefore the “All container images within an Amazon ECS Task need a SOCI Index Manifest” restriction no longer applies. To learn more see the whats new post.   AWS Fargate, a serverless compute engine for […]

Scaling IaC and CI/CD pipelines with Terraform, GitHub Actions, and AWS Proton

Introduction Modern applications run on a variety of compute platforms in AWS including serverless services such as AWS Lambda, AWS App Runner, and AWS Fargate. Organizations today are often required to support architectures using a variety of these AWS services, each offering unique runtime characteristics, such as concurrency and scaling, which can be purpose fit […]

How Quora modernized MLOps on Amazon EKS to improve customer experience with scalable ML applications

This blog post was co-written by Lida Li of Quora Introduction Quora is a leading Q&A platform with a mission to share and grow the world’s knowledge, serving hundreds of millions of users worldwide every month. Quora uses machine learning (ML) to generate a custom feed of questions, answers, and content recommendations based on each […]