Containers

Category: AWS Fargate

Fast forward on your first serverless container deployment on AWS

Introduction Modernization and container technologies are a hot topic in recent technology news, reports, and conference talks. Containers are becoming a dominant modern compute layer for on-premise, local, and hybrid workloads. This blog post introduces container concepts with easy-to-understand examples and equips the reader with a lightweight toolset to deploy your first containers on AWS. […]

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Amazon ECS on AWS Fargate now enables customers to configure ephemeral storage up to 200GiB

  Today, we are announcing support in AWS Fargate to configure ephemeral storage up to 200 GiB in size. Tens of thousands of customers use Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) with AWS Fargate to benefit from the serverless compute model for a wide variety of container-based applications at scale. As container adoption has grown, […]

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Developing Twelve-Factor Apps using Amazon ECS and AWS Fargate

Sushanth Mangalore and Chance Lee, AWS Solutions Architects, SMB Introduction The twelve-factor methodology helps you build modern, scalable, and maintainable software-as-a-service apps. The methodology is technology agnostic and has become a widely-adopted approach to developing cloud-native applications. There are a few different ways to develop twelve-factor applications on AWS. Solutions based on containers technology are a […]

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Save the date: AWS Containers events in May

The AWS Containers team has been busy since we’ve seen you last at re:Invent 2020! We’re excited to bring you two free online events in May to share the latest and greatest on Containers at AWS. AWS Container Day x KubeCon, happening on May 4th, 10 AM – 6 PM CEST, is a fully virtual, […]

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Building container images on Amazon ECS on AWS Fargate

Building container images is the process of packaging an application’s code, libraries, and dependencies into reusable file systems. Developers create a Dockerfile alongside their code that contains all the commands to assemble a container image. This Dockerfile is then used to produce a container image using a container image builder tool, such as the one […]

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Managing compute for Amazon ECS clusters with capacity providers.

Customers running containers are often challenged with having to manage and understand how to run and scale the compute for their clusters. For customers taking advantage of Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) on AWS Fargate, the burden is lifted as the underlying compute layer is fully managed by AWS, enabling the customer to focus […]

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How Vanguard uses AWS X-Ray and Amazon CloudWatch to improve observability for Amazon ECS cloud applications

This post was contributed by Jeffrey Emberger, Technical Lead, The Vanguard Group and John Formento, Solutions Architect, AWS. Cloud applications are changing the speed at which companies can deliver new capabilities for their customers. With increased speed comes the need to more quickly, reliably, and inexpensively observe cloud application health. Observability is no longer an […]

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How to build container images with Amazon EKS on Fargate

This post was contributed by Re Alvarez Parmar and Olly Pomeroy Containers help developers simplify the way they package, distribute, and deploy their applications. Developers package their code into a container image that includes the application code, libraries, and any other dependencies. This image can be used to deploy the containerized application on any compatible […]

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Theoretical cost optimization by Amazon ECS launch type: Fargate vs EC2

This post was contributed by Julia Beck, Thomas Le Moullec, Kevin Polossat, and Sam Sanders Customers often ask about best practices when using Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), in particular around the Well-Architected Framework pillar of Cost Optimization. Within this, choosing between the two different launch types, EC2 and Fargate, may be one of […]

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Klook Case Study

About Klook: Klook, a world-leading travel activities and services booking platform, empowers travelers to discover and book on-demand local attractions, tours, transportation, food and exclusive experiences in more than 350 destinations around the world. More than 30 million people in over 180 markets use Klook’s website and award-winning app every month. Klook platforms support 41 […]

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