Containers

Category: Containers

Monitoring your service mesh container environment using Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus

Observability is critical for any application and to understand system behavior and performance. It takes a lot of time and effort to detect and remediate performance slowdowns or disruptions. It’s even more challenging in a multi-tenant environment where numerous microservices are running and the processing of a request spans a handful of services. Service meshes […]

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Containerizing Lambda deployments using OCI container images

This post is contributed by Mark Sweat, Senior Software Architect with Koch Industries. Developers looking to run their code with AWS in a serverless fashion have had to make a decision between two separate runtime models – each with a distinct packaging and deployment pattern. The two choices we have had are running functions as […]

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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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Integrate Amazon API Gateway with Amazon EKS

Since 2015, customers have been using Amazon API Gateway to provide scalable and secure entry points for their API services. As customers adopt Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) to orchestrate their services, they have asked us how they can use API Gateway to expose their microservices running in Kubernetes. This post shows you how […]

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Traffic Encryption in AWS App Mesh across accounts using certificates from AWS Certificate Manager Private CA and AWS Resource Manager

Introduction AWS App Mesh is a service mesh that provides application-level networking to standardize how your services communicate, giving you end-to-end visibility and enabling controls to tune for high-availability of your applications. Customers building mesh architectures and enforcing the use of TLS to validate the certificate from the upstream service, is an important aspect of […]

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Running Airflow Workflow Jobs on Amazon EKS with EC2 Spot Instances

Apache Airflow is an open-source distributed workflow management platform for authoring, scheduling, and monitoring multi-stage workflows. It is designed to be extensible, and it’s compatible with several services like Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS), Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), and Amazon EC2. Many AWS customers choose to run Airflow on containerized environments with […]

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Automated software delivery using Docker Compose and Amazon ECS

In November 2020, Docker Compose for Amazon ECS became generally available. It is now even easier for a developer to take a containerized microservices-based application from their workstation and deploy it straight to the AWS Cloud. Developers can now run docker compose up and deploy their existing Docker Compose files straight to Amazon ECS, as […]

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Using Dex & dex-k8s-authenticator to authenticate to Amazon EKS

Introduction In an earlier post, Paavan Mistry introduced us to the OIDC identity provider (IdP) authentication for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS), a feature that allows you to use an OIDC identity provider with new or existing clusters. Before launching this feature, IAM principles and service account bearer tokens were the only authentication methods […]

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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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