Containers

Category: Compute

Upcoming Changes to IP Assignment for EKS Managed Node Groups

When using Amazon EKS, all nodes need the ability to connect to the EKS-hosted Kubernetes cluster and to other AWS APIs such as Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR) or Amazon S3. Nodes can run in private or public subnets. For private subnets, this traffic typically routes through an AWS PrivateLink connection to reach endpoints within […]

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Enabling cross-account access to Amazon EKS cluster resources

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) is a managed service that makes it easy for you to run Kubernetes on AWS without needing to stand up or maintain your own Kubernetes control plane. The recent launches of managed node groups and Amazon EKS on AWS Fargate removes the need to provision and manage infrastructure for pods. Kubernetes […]

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Using EKS encryption provider support for defense-in-depth

Gyuho Lee, Rashmi Dwaraka, and Michael Hausenblas When we announced that we plan to natively support the AWS Encryption Provider in Amazon EKS, the feedback we got from you was pretty clear: can we have it yesterday? Now we’re launching EKS support for the encryption provider, a vital defense-in-depth security feature. That is, you can […]

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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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API Gateway as an Ingress Controller for Amazon EKS

When teams deploy microservices on Amazon EKS, they usually expose a REST API for use in front ends and third-party applications. A best practice is to manage these APIs with an API Gateway. This provides a unique entry point for your APIs and also eliminates the need to implement API-specific code for things like security, […]

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App Mesh Integration with AWS ALB Ingress Controller

AWS App Mesh is a service mesh that provides application-level networking to make it easy for your services to communicate with each other across multiple types of compute infrastructure. App Mesh standardizes how your services communicate, giving you end-to-end visibility and ensuring high-availability for your applications. The AWS ALB Ingress controller is a controller that […]

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Game DevOps made easy with AWS Game-Server CD Pipeline

This is a guest post by Anita Buehrle of Weaveworks. The biggest challenge faced by game publishers is the ability to deliver new features to players as quickly as possible. Not only do new features have to arrive quickly and reliably, but they also need to be delivered in a way that optimizes costs and […]

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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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AWS CodeDeploy now supports linear and canary deployments for Amazon ECS

AWS CodeDeploy has extended blue/green deployment support for Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) to include canary and linear deployments for applications hosted on AWS Fargate or Amazon Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). Blue/green deployments are a safe deployment strategy provided by AWS CodeDeploy for minimizing interruptions caused by changing application versions. This is accomplished by creating […]

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