Category: Compute

Karpenter graduates to beta

Introduction Karpenter is a Kubernetes node lifecycle manager created by AWS, initially released in 2021 with the goal of minimizing cluster node configurations. Over the past year, it has seen tremendous growth, reaching over 4900 stars on GitHub and merged code from more than 200 contributors. It is in the process of being donated to […]

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, […]

Run time sensitive workloads on ECS Fargate with clock accuracy tracking

Introduction In part 1 and part 2 of this series, the importance of measuring time accuracy and relevant concepts were discussed. Additionally, we covered specifics on ways to put those concepts into practice, track metrics using Amazon CloudWatch and implement a practical solution for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances. In this part 3, […]

Lacework’s batch workloads on Amazon EKS: Lessons learned

This post was co-written with Derek Brown, Infrastructure Engineer, Lacework Introduction Lacework is a security platform that automatically monitors and detects misconfigurations and security vulnerabilities across our customers’ cloud environments. Lacework takes a data-driven approach to alerting and detection, consuming trillions of events from a huge list of sources including eBPF, Kubernetes Audit Logs, cloud […]

Announcing remote cache support in Amazon ECR for BuildKit clients

This feature will be pre-installed and supported by Docker when version 25.0 is released. This feature is already released in Buildkit versions of 0.12 or later and is available now on Finch versions 0.8 or later. Introduction Amazon Elastic Container Registry (Amazon ECR) is a fully managed container registry that customers use to store, share, […]

How Telkomsel migrated MyOrbit applications to Amazon EKS

This post was created in collaboration with Lutfi Ichsan Effendi, IT Cloud engineer at Telkomsel. Introduction About Telkomsel Telkomsel is a leading digital telecommunication company in Indonesia. Established in 1995, Telkomsel currently has 151 million subscribers with more than 121 million mobile data users. Telkomsel has multiple services from Digital Connectivity, Digital Platform, as well […]

Scale to 15,000+ tasks in a single Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) cluster

Introduction Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) is a fully managed container orchestration service that simplifies your deployment, management, and scaling of containerized applications. Amazon ECS has deep AWS integrations and best practices built-in, which enable you to run and scale your applications in the cloud or on-premises, without the complexity of managing a control […]

PBS speeds deployment and reduces costs with AWS Fargate

This blog post was co-authored by Mike Norton – VP Cloud Services & Operations, PBS, Warrick St. Jean – Sr. Director Solution Architect, PBS, and Brian Link – Director, Technical Operations, PBS Introduction PBS is a private, nonprofit corporation, founded in 1969, whose members are America’s public TV stations. They have been an AWS customer […]

Reduce container startup time on Amazon EKS with Bottlerocket data volume

Introduction Containers have become the go-to solution for deploying modern and scalable applications. The boot time of these containers can present a significant challenge, particularly when dealing with workloads that require large container images. For instance, data analytics and machine learning workloads often involve images that exceed 1 GiB in size. When running these types […]

Build a multi-tenant chatbot with RAG using Amazon Bedrock and Amazon EKS

Introduction With the availability of Generative AI models, many customers are exploring ways to build chatbot applications that can cater to a wide range of their end-customers, with each instance of chatbot specializing on a specific tenant’s contextual information, and run such multi-tenant applications at scale with a cost-efficient infrastructure familiar to their development teams. […]