Containers

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Describes the architecture of two accounts which have ECS services interconnected through AWS App Mesh

Connecting services across multiple accounts using AWS App Mesh and Amazon ECS

Today, many customers are adopting microservices. This approach breaks down software from a a single monolithic component into many independent pieces of software that address a specific business function and communicate over well-defined API’s. This enables independent teams to work on multiple components simultaneously and helps customers shorten the software development lifecycle, enable rapid innovation, […]

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Create a pipeline with canary deployments for Amazon EKS with AWS App Mesh

In this post, we will demonstrate how customers can leverage different AWS services in conjunction with AWS App Mesh to implement a canary deployment strategy for applications running on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS). As stated in the post “Getting started with App Mesh and EKS”, many customers are currently implementing microservices in a […]

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Automatically deploying your container application with AWS Copilot

Taking an application from idea to working implementation that people can interact with is a multistep process. Once the design is locked in and the code is written, the next challenge is how to deploy and deliver the application to users. One way to do this is using a Docker container and a tool like […]

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Automating Amazon EKS cluster testing with custom machine images

AWS recently launched a new service, EC2 Image Builder, which automates and simplifies the creation, maintenance, and validation of Amazon Machine Images (AMIs). Many of our customers are using this service to generate their own customized, hardened images. In this post, we will demonstrate how you can automatically test your Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon […]

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Introducing cdk8s+: Intent-driven APIs for Kubernetes objects

At AWS, we’ve been exploring new approaches of making it easier to define Kubernetes applications. Last month, we announced the alpha release of cdk8s, an open-source project that enables you to use general purpose programming languages to synthesize manifests. Today, I would like to tell you about cdk8s+ (cdk8s-plus), which we believe is the natural […]

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Using Amazon FSx for Windows File Server on EKS Windows Containers

Recently, we published a blog post on using Amazon FSx for Windows File Server as persistent storage for Windows containers on Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS). Today, we are going to walk through a step-by-step process on how to do the same on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS). We will achieve this using an AWS […]

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Introducing CDK for Kubernetes

At AWS, we’ve seen customers rapidly adopt Kubernetes to deploy applications globally, train machine learning models at scale, and standardize how they deliver innovation across data centers and the cloud. Using Kubernetes, customers are building automated tooling to replace manual processes, implementing operational pipelines for every piece of their infrastructure, and empowering development teams with […]

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CI/CD Pipeline for ECS Applications with GitHub Actions and CodeBuild

Create a CI/CD pipeline for Amazon ECS with GitHub Actions and AWS CodeBuild Tests

Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) is a fully managed container orchestration service that makes it easy to operate containerized workloads at scale.  It also integrates with other core AWS services, such as Amazon Route 53, AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), and Amazon CloudWatch.  Establishing an effective and efficient CI/CD pipeline is critical for containerized […]

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AWS CodeDeploy now supports linear and canary deployments for Amazon ECS

AWS CodeDeploy has extended blue/green deployment support for Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) to include canary and linear deployments for applications hosted on AWS Fargate or Amazon Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). Blue/green deployments are a safe deployment strategy provided by AWS CodeDeploy for minimizing interruptions caused by changing application versions. This is accomplished by creating […]

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Scanning images with Trivy in an AWS CodePipeline

This post was contributed by AWS Container Hero, Liz Rice, VP Open Source Engineering at Aqua Security. If you’re working with containers, it’s important to scan your images for known vulnerabilities, so that you don’t deploy code that an attacker can easily exploit. A good way of ensuring that all your deployed images get this […]

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