Containers

Category: Containers

Extending the EKS API: Managed Node Groups

By Raghav Tripathi, Michael Hausenblas, and Nathan Taber From our first conversations with customers, our vision has always been that Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) should provide the best managed Kubernetes experience in the cloud. When we launched EKS, our first step was to provide a managed Kubernetes control plane, but we never intended to stop […]

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A Diagram of the internals of FireLens.

Under the hood: FireLens for Amazon ECS Tasks

Recently, Amazon ECS announced support for custom log routing via FireLens. FireLens makes it easy to use the popular open source logging projects Fluentd and Fluent Bit; enabling you to send logs to a wide array of AWS Services and partner destinations. In this post, I detail how and why we built FireLens. I also […]

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Cost optimization for Kubernetes on AWS

Since publication, we reduced the price for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) by 50% to $0.10 per hour for each Kubernetes cluster that you run.  This post was contributed by AWS Container Hero, Casey Lee, Director of Engineering for Liatrio The combination of Amazon EKS for a managed Kubernetes control plane and Amazon EC2 for […]

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Help us write a new chapter for Gitops, Kubernetes, and Open Source collaboration

Introduction The Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) team sees the ecosystem around automated software deployment as a technology frontier ripe with potential for groundbreaking innovation. Over the last twenty years, the way in which developers deploy and manage their applications has changed dramatically. Technology improvements in packaging, automation, and virtualization as well as shifts in […]

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Cross Amazon EKS cluster App Mesh using AWS Cloud Map

Overview In this article, we are going to explore how to use AWS App Mesh across Amazon EKS (EKS) clusters. App Mesh is a service mesh that lets you control and monitor services spanning two clusters deployed in the same VPC. We’ll demonstrate this by using two EKS clusters within a VPC and an App […]

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How to Run EKS Windows containers with group Managed Service Accounts (gMSA)

Windows-based networks commonly use Active Directory to facilitate authentication and authorization between users, computers, and other computer network resources. Traditionally, enterprise applications running on Windows platforms use either service accounts or Managed Service Accounts (MSA) for authentication and authorization. The use of service accounts brings with it the overhead of service account password management. In […]

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Using Gloo as an Ingress Gateway for AWS App Mesh

As part of their organization’s digital transformation, more and more customers are electing to use a managed Kubernetes service, like Amazon EKS, as their container-orchestration system of choice to deploy, scale, and manage microservices. As the number of microservices grow within an application, it becomes difficult to pinpoint the exact location of errors, re-route traffic […]

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Amazon ECS availability best practices

We spend a lot of time thinking about availability at AWS. It is critically important that our service remains available even during inevitable partial failures in order to allow our customers to gain insight and take remedial action. To achieve this, we rely on the availability afforded us by Regional independence and Availability Zones isolation. […]

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Using VPC endpoint policies to control Amazon ECR access

In January 2019, AWS announced support for AWS PrivateLink on Amazon ECR. AWS PrivateLink is a networking technology designed to keep all network traffic within the AWS network. When you enable AWS PrivateLink for Amazon ECR, VPC endpoints appear as elastic network interfaces with a private IP address inside your VPC. For more details on […]

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ECR PrivateLink architectural diagram

AWS PrivateLink ECR cross account Fargate deployment

AWS PrivateLink is a networking technology designed to enable access to AWS services in a highly available and scalable manner. It keeps all the network traffic within the AWS network. When you create AWS PrivateLink endpoints for Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR) and Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS), these service endpoints appear as elastic network […]

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