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How Upstox built NextGen trading platform using Amazon EKS, Karpenter, and spot instances

This is a guest post by Pranav Kapoor, Head of DevOps at Upstox co-authored with Jayesh Vartak, Solutions Architect at AWS and Jitendra Shihani, Technical Account Manager (TAM) at AWS. Upstox is India’s largest investech, a multi-unicorn valued at $3.5 billion. It allows you to buy and sell stocks, mutual funds, and derivatives, and is […]

Applying Generative AI to CVE remediation – early vulnerability patching in Continuous Integration Pipelines

Cloud technologies are a rapidly evolving landscape. Securing cloud applications is everyone’s responsibility, meaning application development teams are needed to follow strict security guidelines from the earliest development stages, and to make sure of continuous security scans throughout the whole application lifecycle. The rise of generative AI enables new innovative approaches for addressing longstanding challenges with […]

Rippling’s journey migrating to the new VPC CNI Network Policy Engine

This post was coauthored by Venkatesh Nannan, Sr. Engineering Manager at Rippling Introduction Rippling is a workforce management system that eliminates the friction of running a business, combining HR, IT, and Finance apps on a unified data platform. Rippling’s mission is to free up intelligent people to work on hard problems. Existing Stack Rippling uses […]

Dynamically create repositories upon image push to Amazon ECR

Amazon Elastic Container Registry (Amazon ECR) provides a fully managed container registry service, offering high-performance hosting for reliably deploying application images anywhere. Amazon ECR service requires repositories to pre-exist before pushing container images. In this post, we explore a dynamic solution that leverages AWS CloudTrail, Amazon EventBridge, and AWS Lambda functions to automatically create Amazon […]

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Using OPA to validate Amazon EKS Blueprint Templates

As organizations adopt containerization technologies, such as Kubernetes, the challenge of making sure of security and compliance becomes increasingly complex. With Kubernetes environments that span Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) and Kubernetes clusters, maintaining a secure posture can be a daunting task. To tackle this complexity and reduce risk, many teams are turning to standardized tooling. Organizations that […]

How Snap Inc. secures its services with Amazon EKS

How Snap Inc. secures its services with Amazon EKS

Introduction Snapchat is an app that hundreds of millions of people around the world use to communicate with their close friends. The app is powered by microservice architectures deployed in Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) and datastores such as Amazon CloudFront, Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Amazon DynamoDB, and Amazon ElastiCache. This post […]

Amazon VPC CNI introduces Enhanced Subnet Discovery

Amazon VPC CNI introduces Enhanced Subnet Discovery

Users modernizing their applications using Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) on AWS often run into critical IPv4 address space exhaustion driven by scale. They want to maximize usage of the VPC CIDRs and subnets provisioned for the EKS pods without introducing additional operational complexity. We believe that use of IPv6 address space is the […]

Protecting your Amazon EKS web apps with AWS WAF

Protecting your Amazon EKS web apps with AWS WAF

Analyze the traffic patterns on any public-facing website or web app, and you’ll notice connection requests from all over the world. Apart from the intended traffic, a typical web application responds to requests from bots, health checks, and various attempts to circumvent security and gain unauthorized access. In addition to impacting your customer’s experience, these […]

Delivering video content with fractional GPUs in containers on Amazon EKS

Delivering video content with fractional GPUs in containers on Amazon EKS

Video encoding and transcoding are critical workloads for media and entertainment companies. Delivering high-quality video content to viewers across devices and networks needs efficient and scalable encoding infrastructure. As video resolutions continue to increase to 4K and 8K, GPU acceleration is essential to real-time encoding workflows where parallel encoding tasks are necessary. Although encoding on […]

Scale your Amazon ECS using different AWS native services!

Containers accelerate application development and enhance deployment consistency across environments, thus enabling organizations to improve productivity and agility. AWS container services such as Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) make it easier to manage your application so you can focus on innovation and your business needs. Customer experience is the most important yardstick by which […]