Containers

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Accelerate modernization of your application using App2Container

Introduction Many enterprises want to modernize their existing applications and containerize them to minimize disruptions that could stem from clunky, outdated and unscalable legacy systems. These enterprises need tools to simplify the containerization process of existing Java and .NET applications and increase operational efficiency, harmonize CI/CD processes, and increase agility. AWS App2Container (A2C) enables companies […]

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webhook architecture diagram

Building serverless admission webhooks for Kubernetes with AWS SAM

Authors: Simon Woldemichael, Associate Solutions Architect, WWPS Solution Architecture Josh Jiang, Associate Cloud Developer, Professional Services Shared Delivery Teams Learning Level: 300 Controlling resource deployments in your Kubernetes cluster can become a difficult challenge. For instance, pushing changes to a production environment can run the risk of installing an incompatible package or vulnerable dependency that […]

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Access Logging Made Easy with AWS App Mesh and Fluent Bit

I’ve found that the term microservices can have different meanings and benefits depending on who you talk to. However, the one benefit where I’ve typically found consensus is that microservices allow your teams to have the freedom to choose the best tool for each job. Meaning, microservices architectures shouldn’t follow a “one size fits all” […]

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How to use Multiple load balancer Target Group Support for Amazon ECS to access internal and external service endpoint using the same DNS name

Customers running container-based applications on Amazon ECS using Amazon EC2 (commonly referred to as EC2) or AWS Fargate, frequently need to expose the application to both external clients and internal clients within the Amazon VPC (commonly referred to as VPC). In this blog post, we will look at a solution to optimize cost and reduce […]

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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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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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