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Cloud Native CI/CD with Tekton and ArgoCD on AWS

Introduction With the ongoing popularity and adoption of container orchestrators such as Kubernetes, more and more cloud-native applications are built on top of it. Besides business applications, companies are migrating their infrastructure-related components such as CI/CD systems as well. But are those systems ready for such modern platforms? The answer depends. Clearly, most of the […]

Connecting Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) Clusters to Amazon EKS

Customers running Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) clusters can now use the Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) to visualize GKE cluster resources. This post describes how to use Amazon EKS Connector to connect a GKE cluster to the Amazon EKS console. The EKS console provides a single pane of glass to visualize all your Kubernetes […]

Three architectural options for routing traffic to multiple Amazon EKS clusters

Onfido’s Journey to a Multi-Cluster Amazon EKS Architecture

This blog was coauthored by Eugene Malihins, Senior DevOps Engineer at Onfido, and Olly Pomeroy, Containers Specialist SA at Amazon Web Services Who is Onfido? Onfido is setting the new standard for digital access. The company digitally proves a user’s real identity using artificial intelligence (AI) by verifying a photo ID and comparing it to […]

Getting started with Consul service mesh on Amazon ECS

We recently announced the general availability of Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) service extension for Consul service mesh in AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK). This is a new integration that makes it easier for customers to use Consul as a service mesh on Amazon ECS. In this blog post, we show you how […]

Progressive Delivery using AWS App Mesh and Flagger

In this blog, we will cover how to implement progressive delivery using AWS App Mesh and Flagger. Progressive delivery helps customers release features quickly, decrease deployment risk, and increase deployment safety. Customers already using CI/CD pipelines and following Agile and DevOps practices will greatly benefit by implementing progressive delivery. Customers currently use various tools like Jenkins, […]

Chaos Engineering with LitmusChaos on Amazon EKS

Introduction Organizations are embracing microservices-based architectures by refactoring large monolith applications into smaller, independent, and loosely coupled services. These independent services are faster to deploy and scale, enabling organizations to innovate and deliver faster. However, as the application grows, these microservices present their own challenges. For example, as you deploy tens or hundreds or thousands […]

ADOT Collector Pipeline

Cost savings by customizing metrics sent by Container Insights in Amazon EKS

AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) is an AWS-provided distribution of the OpenTelemetry project. The ADOT Collector receives and exports data from multiple sources and destinations. Amazon CloudWatch Container Insights now supports ADOT for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) and Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS). This will enable customers to perform advanced configurations, such as customizing metrics […]

Autonomous ML-based detection and identification of root cause for incidents in microservices running on EKS

This blog was co-written with Gavin Cohen, VP of Product at Zebrium. Overview If you’ve never experienced the frustration of hunting for root cause through huge volumes of logs, then you’re one of the few lucky ones! The process typically starts by searching for errors around the time of the problem and then scanning for […]

Secure end-to-end traffic on Amazon EKS using TLS certificate in ACM, ALB, and Istio

I was helping a customer to migrate a Kubernetes workload from an on-premises data center into Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS). The customer had an existing investment in Istio and wanted to continue using it as their preferred service mesh in the Amazon EKS environment. However, the customer was struggling to implement end-to-end encryption […]

How to use Application Load Balancer and Amazon Cognito to authenticate users for your Kubernetes web apps

This post describes how to use Amazon Cognito to authenticate users for web apps running in an Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Services (Amazon EKS) cluster.  Behind any identity management system resides a complex network of systems meant to keep data and services secure. These systems handle functions such as directory services, access management, identity authentication, and […]