Containers

Category: AWS Fargate

Configure Amazon EKS for environmental sustainability

Introduction Sustainable cloud design requires understanding and minimizing the impacts of architectural decisions. With conscientious cloud architecture, we can innovate rapidly while treading lightly on our shared environment. As cloud computing becomes ubiquitous, it’s imperative that we build sustainable cloud architectures that minimize environmental impacts. While cloud economies of scale improve efficiency, our design choices […]

Effective use: Amazon ECS lifecycle events with Amazon CloudWatch logs insights

Introduction We have observed a growing adoption of container services among both startups and established companies. This trend is driven by the ease of deploying applications and migrating from on-premises environments to the cloud. One platform of choice for many of our customers is Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS). The powerful simplicity of Amazon […]

Run Monte Carlo simulations at scale with AWS Step Functions and AWS Fargate

Introduction Organizations across financial services and other industries have business processes that require executing the same business logic across billions of records for their machine learning and compliance needs. Many organizations rely on internal custom orchestration systems or big data frameworks to coordinate the parallel processing of their business logic across many parallel compute nodes. […]

A deep dive into resilience and availability on Amazon Elastic Container Service

Introduction In this post, we’ll deep dive into the architecture principles we use in Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS). We’ll outline some of the features that Amazon ECS delivers to make it easy for your application to achieve high availability and resilience. We explore how Amazon ECS is designed to use AWS availability and […]

Use SMB storage with Windows containers on AWS Fargate

Introduction Customers can run their Windows container-based applications on Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) using AWS Fargate to avoid the undifferentiated heavy lifting of managing servers. A common use case for Windows Containers on AWS is to run web applications hosted using Internet Information Services (IIS). When using common files in a web farm, […]

How Smartsheet optimized cost and performance with AWS Graviton and AWS Fargate

The post was co-written by Skylar Graika (Sr Principal Engineer, Smartsheet) Introduction Highly successful companies know that maintaining an accelerated pace of innovation is key to continued growth. They are increasingly looking to modernize their digital backbone of applications and development practices to support faster innovation and improved performance, security, and reliability, while maintaining a […]

Build Generative AI apps on Amazon ECS for SageMaker JumpStart

Introduction The rise in popularity of Generative AI (GenAI) reflects a broader shift toward intelligent automation in the business landscape, which enables enterprises to innovate at an unprecedented scale, while adhering to dynamic market demands. While the promise of GenAI is exciting, the initial steps toward its adoption can be overwhelming. This post aims to […]

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, […]

Serverless containers at AWS re:Invent 2023

AWS re:Invent is the learning conference hosted by AWS for the global cloud computing community. This year the Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) and the AWS Fargate teams share their best practices and tips to help you increase productivity, optimize your costs, and amplify business agility. Join us in Las Vegas from November 27 […]

Secure containerized workloads on Amazon EKS and AWS Fargate with Aqua

Introduction Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) with AWS Fargate provides serverless compute for containerized workloads that run on Kubernetes. By eliminating the need for infrastructure management with AWS Fargate, customers can avoid the operational overhead of scaling, patching, and securing instances. AWS Fargate provides a secure and a controlled environment for container execution. Consequently, […]