Containers

Category: Containers

Monitoring Amazon EKS on AWS Fargate using Prometheus and Grafana

At AWS, we are constantly looking to improve customer experience by reducing complexity. Our customers want to spend more time solving business problems and less time maintaining infrastructure. Two years ago, we launched Amazon EKS to make it easy for you to operate Kubernetes clusters. And last year, at re:Invent 2019, we announced support for […]

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Blue Green Deployments with the ECS External Deployment Controller

Introduction Continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) are vital practices in modern software development. They streamline the delivery of software to deliver business value quickly. Along with rapid delivery, current business environment also demands near zero down time for their apps. Blue/green deployments offer a solution that not only enables teams to deliver fast, […]

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Save the date: AWS Cloud Containers Conference

The AWS Containers team is hosting the inaugural AWS Cloud Containers Conference (C3), a fully virtual event, solely covering Containers at AWS. The initial event will take place on July 9th from 9:00am – 6:00pm PDT and will be a full day of technical deep dives, demos, and workshops. Attendees can look forward to learning […]

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Rafay accelerates SonicWall’s adoption of containers and Amazon EKS

This post was contributed by Carmen Puccio, Principal Solutions Architect, AWS, and Haseeb Budhani, Co-Founder and CEO, Rafay Systems Background SonicWall, a storied technology company, delivers a broad suite of security products to protect enterprises and small and medium businesses (SMBs). Since the company’s founding, SonicWall has offered security products as hardware appliances or as […]

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AWS Secrets Controller PoC: integrating AWS Secrets Manager with Kubernetes

Introduction Kubernetes allows you to store and manage sensitive information outside of the podSpec using a secret object, e.g. API key or certificate. Conceptually, this allows you to treat secrets differently than other types of Kubernetes objects. Nevertheless, a lot of customers avoided using Kubernetes Secrets for storing secret material because it did not include […]

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Kubernetes RBAC and IAM Integration in Amazon EKS using a Java-based Kubernetes Operator

Introduction A Kubernetes native application is one that is deployed on a Kubernetes cluster and managed both using Kubernetes APIs as well as client-side tools such as kubectl. A Kubernetes Operator is an abstraction for deploying non-trivial Kubernetes applications such as an etcd database cluster or a Prometheus monitoring/alerting system. It provides a mechanism to […]

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Infosys reimagines technology skill assessments with Wingspan using AWS Fargate

This post has been co-authored by Arpan Patro, Lead Architect at Infosys and Satheesh Kumar, Solutions Architect at AWS Infosys is a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting. Infosys has a strong workforce of over 240K employees spread across the globe providing business consulting, information technology, and outsourcing services. Challenge: Infosys serves their clients […]

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Manage Amazon EKS with Okta SSO

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) makes it easy to deploy, manage, and scale containerized applications using Kubernetes. Okta is an API service that allows developers to create, edit, and securely store user accounts and user account data and connect them with one or multiple applications. Okta helps you provide access to the AWS Management […]

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Maintaining Transport Layer Security all the way to your container: using the Application Load Balancer with Amazon ECS and Envoy

This post is contributed by Sri Mallu, Re Alvarez-Parmar, and Sahil Thapar Application Load Balancer has been an instrumental element when it comes to building highly available, scalable, and secure applications. AWS customers can rely on ALB to perform functions that have been traditionally implemented in application’s code. Let’s take connection security as an example, […]

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Introducing server-side encryption of ephemeral storage using AWS Fargate-managed keys in AWS Fargate platform version 1.4

This post was contributed by Yuling Zhou, Eduardo Lopez Biagi, and Paavan Mistry. Today, we introduced server-side encryption of ephemeral storage in AWS Fargate platform version 1.4. The ephemeral task storage is automatically encrypted with industry-standard AES-256 encryption algorithm using AWS Fargate-managed keys for the updated platform version. This feature requires no additional configuration from […]

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