Containers

Category: AWS Fargate

Accelerate modernization of your application using App2Container

Introduction Many enterprises want to modernize their existing applications and containerize them to minimize disruptions that could stem from clunky, outdated and unscalable legacy systems. These enterprises need tools to simplify the containerization process of existing Java and .NET applications and increase operational efficiency, harmonize CI/CD processes, and increase agility. AWS App2Container (A2C) enables companies […]

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Deploy applications on Amazon ECS using Docker Compose

There are many reasons why containers have become popular since Docker democratized access to the core Linux primitives that make a “docker run” possible. One reason is that containers are not tied to a specific infrastructure or stack, so developers can move them around easily (typically from their laptops, through the data center, and all […]

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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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Cost Optimization Checklist for Amazon ECS and AWS Fargate

This post was contributed by Charu Khurana, Senior Solutions Architect, and John Formento, Solutions Architect. Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) with the AWS Fargate launch type is a powerful, cloud native, container service that allows customers to create container-based workloads in a matter of minutes without managing the underlying infrastructure. Even with the serverless […]

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Developing an application based on multiple microservices using AWS Copilot and AWS Fargate

Introduction 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, we walk you through how to communicate between microservices with service discovery using  AWS Copilot. You can also refer to […]

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How Affirm uses AWS Fargate and Apache Airflow to manage batch jobs

This post was contributed by Greg Sterin, Senior Staff Software Engineer, Affirm. Affirm’s mission is to deliver honest financial products that improve lives. Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly, giving consumers the flexibility to buy now and pay later without any hidden fees or compounding interest. Affirm’s Platform Engineering team […]

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Amazon Elastic Beanstalk introduces support for shared load balancers

AWS customers love using managed services because they can offload the undifferentiated heavy lifting associated with deploying applications while they focus on innovating to support their business. Throughout the years, this is why so many customers have opted to use Amazon Elastic Beanstalk to deploy their software artifacts. Customers can pick a runtime environment, point […]

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Automatically deploying your container application with AWS Copilot

Taking an application from idea to working implementation that people can interact with is a multistep process. Once the design is locked in and the code is written, the next challenge is how to deploy and deliver the application to users. One way to do this is using a Docker container and a tool like […]

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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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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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