Containers

Category: Compute

Amazon ECR’s credential helper now supports Amazon ECR Public

amazon-ecr-credential-helper is a credential helper for the Docker daemon that makes it easier to use Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR). Once configured, ECR credential helper automatically uses the same credentials as the AWS CLI and the AWS SDKs to first retrieve an ECR authentication token for secure access to repositories, then lets the Docker daemon […]

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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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mTLS in App Mesh

Using mTLS with SPIFFE/SPIRE in AWS App Mesh on Amazon EKS

By Efe Selcuk and Apurup Chevuru and Michael Hausenblas You know that here at AWS we consider security as “job zero”, and in the context of the shared responsibility model we provide you with controls to take care of your part. One popular use case of service meshes is to strengthen the security posture of […]

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Introducing OIDC identity provider authentication for Amazon EKS

Today, we introduced user authentication for Amazon EKS clusters from an OpenID Connect (OIDC) Identity Provider (IDP). This feature allows customers to integrate an OIDC identity provider with a new or existing Amazon EKS cluster running Kubernetes version 1.16 or later. The OIDC IDP can be used as an alternative to, or along with AWS […]

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Amazon Elastic Container Service Anomaly Detector using Amazon EventBridge

This post was contributed by Ugur KIRA and Santosh Kumar. This concept originated from discussions with Skyscanner UK regarding to manage ECS clusters at large scale. Amazon EventBridge is a serverless event bus that makes it easy to connect applications together using data from your own applications, integrated Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications, and AWS services. EventBridge […]

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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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Delivering tree insights at scale at Aerobotics

This post is contributed by Nic Coles, Head of Software Engineering, Aerobotics Aerobotics is an agri-tech company operating in 18 countries around the world, based out of Cape Town, South Africa. Our mission is to provide intelligent tools to feed the world. We aim to achieve this by providing farmers with actionable data and insights […]

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Fluent Bit Integration in CloudWatch Container Insights for EKS

Ugur KIRA, Dejun Hu, TP Kohli CloudWatch Container Insights CloudWatch Container Insights enables you to explore, analyze, and visualize your container metrics, Prometheus metrics, application logs, and performance log events through automated dashboards in the CloudWatch console. These dashboards summarize the performance and availability of clusters, nodes or EC2 instances, services, tasks, pods, and containers […]

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New look for Amazon ECS in the AWS Management Console

Recently we launched a new look and experience for Amazon ECS in the AWS Management Console. Since its launch in 2014, Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) has served as a simple way for customers to run production grade container workloads on AWS. Customers such as Disney+, Vanguard, Okta, Fidelity, and UbiSoft trust Amazon ECS […]

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Architecture of the solution "Using Windows Authentication with Linux Containers on Amazon ECS"

Using Windows Authentication with Linux Containers on Amazon ECS

This post shows how to configure a Linux container running on Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) to connect to a SQL Server database using Windows (or Integrated) Authentication. Windows Authentication is the recommended mechanism to connect to SQL Server databases, but using it can be challenging when running containerized workloads.

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