Containers

Category: Amazon Elastic Container Service

Developers guide to using Amazon EFS with Amazon ECS and AWS Fargate – Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 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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Developers guide to using Amazon EFS with Amazon ECS and AWS Fargate – Part 1

We have recently introduced a native integration between Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) and Amazon Elastic File System (EFS). Amazon ECS is a fully managed container orchestrator service purpose-built for the cloud and integrated with other AWS services. ECS supports deploying containers (wrapped in so called tasks) on both Amazon EC2 and AWS Fargate. Amazon […]

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Under the hood: AWS Fargate data plane

Today, we launched a new platform version (1.4) for AWS Fargate, which bundles a number of new features and capabilities for our customers. You can read more about these features in this blog post. One of the changes we are introducing in platform version 1.4 is replacing Docker Engine with Containerd as Fargate’s container execution […]

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AWS Fargate platform versions primer

AWS Fargate is a managed service to run containers. This is an AWS managed service that allows users to launch containers without having to worry about the infrastructure underneath. In another blog post, we explored in detail the new features and the changes we introduced with AWS Fargate platform version 1.4.0. Let’s step back and […]

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AWS Fargate launches platform version 1.4.0

AWS Fargate is a managed service to run containers. Fargate allows customers to use Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) and Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) to launch applications without the burden of having to deal with the undifferentiated heavy lifting of maintaining, patching, scaling, securing, life-cycling the infrastructure. While Amazon EC2 abstracts away hypervisors and […]

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Using Amazon FSx for Windows File Server as persistent storage on Windows Containers

This post was contributed by Marcio Morales, Sandeep Srinivas Indraganti, Alain Vetier, and Pavneet Ahluwalia. In this blog post, we are going to walk through a step-by-step process on how to use Amazon FSx for Windows File Server as persistent storage for Windows Containers running on Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS). We will achieve this […]

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Access Logging Made Easy with AWS App Mesh and Fluent Bit

I’ve found that the term microservices can have different meanings and benefits depending on who you talk to. However, the one benefit where I’ve typically found consensus is that microservices allow your teams to have the freedom to choose the best tool for each job. Meaning, microservices architectures shouldn’t follow a “one size fits all” […]

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The role of AWS Fargate in the container world

In 2017, we introduced a serverless service to run containers at scale called AWS Fargate. Today, customers are launching tens of millions of containers on it every week. Customers keep telling us that the reason they love Fargate is because it removes a lot of the infrastructure undifferentiated heavy lifting. For example, they no longer […]

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CI/CD Pipeline for ECS Applications with GitHub Actions and CodeBuild

Create a CI/CD pipeline for Amazon ECS with GitHub Actions and AWS CodeBuild Tests

Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) is a fully managed container orchestration service that makes it easy to operate containerized workloads at scale.  It also integrates with other core AWS services, such as Amazon Route 53, AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), and Amazon CloudWatch.  Establishing an effective and efficient CI/CD pipeline is critical for containerized […]

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Results of the 2019 AWS Container Security Survey

Security is a top priority in AWS, and in our service team we naturally focus on container security. In order to better assess where we stand, we conducted an anonymous survey in late 2019 amongst container users on AWS. Overall, we got 68 responses from a variety of roles, from ops folks and SREs to […]

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