Containers

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Amazon EKS on AWS Outposts now supports local clusters

Amazon EKS on AWS Outposts now supports local clusters

Introduction Since its release, Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) has made it easier to run Kubernetes and container applications reliably at scale. With Amazon EKS on AWS Outposts, you can simplify application delivery onto on-premises AWS Outposts infrastructure by using the same application programming interfaces (APIs), console, and tools you use to run Amazon […]

Scaling Amazon EKS and Cassandra Beyond 1,000 Nodes

Scaling Amazon EKS and Cassandra Beyond 1,000 Nodes

This post was written in collaboration with Matthew Overstreet from DataStax. Introduction With the current widespread adoption of Kubernetes as the target compute platform, many AWS customers and partners consider it the standard for both stateless and stateful workloads. Cloud scale is one of the values that AWS brings to the customers and combining this […]

Using Prometheus to Avoid Disasters with Kubernetes CPU Limits

Using Prometheus to Avoid Disasters with Kubernetes CPU Limits

“Sir, your application is continually getting throttled,” I repeated. The highly skilled team that I was brought in to help with an outage was in disbelief. They had been using the same limits configuration in production for over two years. Yet, the Grafana chart was definitive: CPU throttling was causing the outage they were currently […]

Faster Scaling-in for Amazon ECS Cluster Auto Scaling

Faster Scaling-in for Amazon ECS Cluster Auto Scaling

Introduction Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) customers who use Cluster auto scaling (CAS) have expressed that they would like to scale-in more quickly so that they can avoid paying extra charges for compute resources during scale-in events. To make scaling-in more responsive, today we are pleased to introduce an enhancement to increase the scale-in step […]

Achieve Consistent Application-level Tagging for Cost Tracking in AWS

Introduction As organizations transform their business or grow due to market demand, they often struggle to implement the right tools to understand their AWS footprint and associated cost. A large AWS footprint may include multiple AWS accounts, different infrastructure environments, and application environments for specific projects. The complexity of this footprint grows by an order […]

Understanding and Cost Optimizing Amazon EKS Control Plane Logs

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) is a managed container service that provides a highly available single-tenant control plane to run and scale Kubernetes applications in the cloud or on-premises. Logs are an important way to debug problems, audit cluster activities, and monitor the health of your application. Kubernetes logging can be divided into control […]

Addressing IPv4 address exhaustion in Amazon EKS clusters using private NAT gateways

Addressing IPv4 address exhaustion in Amazon EKS clusters using private NAT gateways

Introduction The Amazon VPC Container Network Interface (CNI) plugin creates many advantages for pod networking when deployed on an Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) cluster. First, it lets us reuse proven, battle-tested Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) networking and security best practices for building Kubernetes clusters on AWS. This allows us to use […]

Run event-driven workflows with Amazon EKS and AWS Step Functions

Introduction Event-driven computing is a common pattern in modern application development with microservices, which is a great fit for building resilient and scalable software in AWS. Event-driven computing needs to be push-based with event-driven applications that are run on-demand when an event triggers the functional workflow. Tools that help you minimize resource usage and reduce […]

AWS and Kubecost collaborate to deliver cost monitoring for EKS customers

AWS and Kubecost collaborate to deliver cost monitoring for EKS customers

This blog post was co-written by Linh Lam, Solution Architect, Kubecost Introduction Today, we are happy to announce cost monitoring for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) in collaboration with Kubecost. As customers modernize their applications and deploy workloads using Amazon EKS, they gain efficiencies by consolidating the compute resources required to run their applications. However, […]

Read our blog post about leveraging CNI custom networking alongside security groups for pods in Amazon EKS.

Leveraging CNI custom networking alongside security groups for pods in Amazon EKS

Introduction Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) is a managed service that runs Kubernetes on AWS without needing to install, operate, and maintain your own Kubernetes control plane or nodes. Amazon EKS supports native virtual private cloud (VPC) networking with the Amazon VPC Container Network Interface (CNI) plugin for Kubernetes. This plugin assigns a private […]