Containers

Category: Amazon Elastic Container Service

Deployment architecture for load balancing Amazon ECS services

Load balancing Amazon ECS services with a Kubernetes Ingress Controller style approach

Introduction A common approach to traffic routing in a Kubernetes cluster is to employ an Ingress Controller. The Ingress Controller is an application that runs in a cluster in conjunction with a load balancer and routes incoming HTTP/HTTPS/TCP requests to proxied servers according to routing rules specified in Ingress resources. When deploying to either a […]

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AWS Copilot: an application-first CLI for containers on AWS

On July 9, 2020, we introduced AWS Copilot, a new command line interface (CLI) to build, release, and operate production ready containerized applications on Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) and AWS Fargate. In this post, I walk you through the design tenets of the CLI, why we chose them, how they map to Copilot […]

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Container DevSecOps with AWS CodePipeline using Hadolint and Anchore Engine

Many organizations are or are considering migrating their applications and/or software to containers over traditional virtual machines given that they are incredibly fast, easy to maintain, have simpler deployment lifecycles, and are much easier to spin up and down. This can greatly reduce the cost and increase efficiency. For a secure container life cycle management, […]

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Service connectivity inside and outside the mesh using AWS App Mesh (ECS/Fargate)

AWS Customer: We want to pursue service mesh and establish a separate application-networking layer for efficiently handling our microservices applications. However, we want to meshify only a subset of our microservices and gradually add other services to the mesh as we get comfortable with the configurations. What are the recommended approaches to handle service to […]

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AWS and Docker collaborate to simplify the developer experience

Developers can now use Docker Compose and Docker Desktop to deploy applications to Amazon ECS If you were to ask any developer who has worked with containers, you find out they have used or are aware of Docker Desktop and the Docker CLI for building applications on their desktop. They’ve also most likely used Docker […]

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Introducing AWS Copilot

The first official command line tool for Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) was created in 2015. In December 2019, we shared the preview release of a new command line experience, redesigned from the ground up to make it easier for you to deploy your applications on Amazon ECS. Today, we are sharing some of […]

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Infosys reimagines technology skill assessments with Wingspan using AWS Fargate

This post has been co-authored by Arpan Patro, Lead Architect at Infosys and Satheesh Kumar, Solutions Architect at AWS Infosys is a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting. Infosys has a strong workforce of over 240K employees spread across the globe providing business consulting, information technology, and outsourcing services. Challenge: Infosys serves their clients […]

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Introducing server-side encryption of ephemeral storage using AWS Fargate-managed keys in AWS Fargate platform version 1.4

This post was contributed by Yuling Zhou, Eduardo Lopez Biagi, and Paavan Mistry. Today, we introduced server-side encryption of ephemeral storage in AWS Fargate platform version 1.4. The ephemeral task storage is automatically encrypted with industry-standard AES-256 encryption algorithm using AWS Fargate-managed keys for the updated platform version. This feature requires no additional configuration from […]

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Streaming logs from Amazon EKS Windows pods to Amazon CloudWatch Logs using Fluentd

Containers are a method of operating system virtualization that allow you to run an application and its dependencies in resource-isolated processes. Containers allow you to easily package an application’s code, configurations, and dependencies into easy-to-use building blocks that deliver environmental consistency, operational efficiency, developer productivity, and version control. Using Windows containers allows you to get […]

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Developers guide to using Amazon EFS with Amazon ECS and AWS Fargate – Part 3

Welcome to Part 3 of this blog post series on how to use Amazon EFS with Amazon ECS and AWS Fargate. For reference, these are the blog posts in this series: Part 1: This blog provides the background about the need for this integration, its scope and provides a high-level view of the use cases […]

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