Containers

Category: Amazon CloudWatch

Autoscaling Amazon ECS services based on custom metrics with Application Auto Scaling

Introduction Application Auto Scaling is a web service for developers and system administrators who need a solution for automatically scaling their scalable resources for AWS services such as Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) services, Amazon DynamoDB tables, AWS Lambda Provisioned Concurrency, and more. Application Auto Scaling now offers support for scaling such resources using […]

How to rapidly scale your application with ALB on EKS (without losing traffic)

To meet user demand, dynamic HTTP-based applications require constant scaling of Kubernetes pods. For applications exposed through Kubernetes ingress objects, the AWS Application Load Balancer (ALB) distributes incoming traffic automatically across the newly scaled replicas. When Kubernetes applications scale down due to a decline in demand, certain situations will result in brief interruptions for end […]

Monitoring the Amazon ECS Agent

Introduction Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) is a fully managed container orchestration service that allows organizations to deploy, manage, and scale containerized workloads. It’s deeply integrated with the AWS ecosystem to provide a secure and easy-to-use solution for managing applications not only in the cloud but now also on your infrastructure with Amazon ECS […]

Automate rollbacks for Amazon ECS rolling deployments with CloudWatch alarms

Introduction Amazon ECS now offers native support for monitoring and automatically reacting to changes during a rolling update by using Amazon CloudWatch metric alarms. This enables customers to easily automate discovery and remediation for failed deployments and minimize the performance and availability impacts. Customers can configure Amazon CloudWatch alarms for their rolling updates using the […]

Deploying IPFS Cluster using AWS Fargate and Amazon EFS One Zone

Deploying IPFS Cluster using AWS Fargate and Amazon EFS One Zone

Introduction Image source: https://ipfscluster.io/ IPFS (InterPlanetary File System) is a popular decentralized storage solution used for many use cases like decentralized applications, p2p data sharing, or immutable file systems. For more usage ideas see these examples. IPFS Cluster is another application that runs alongside IPFS and provides data orchestration across a swarm of IPFS daemons […]

Faster Scaling-in for Amazon ECS Cluster Auto Scaling

Faster Scaling-in for Amazon ECS Cluster Auto Scaling

Introduction Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) customers who use Cluster auto scaling (CAS) have expressed that they would like to scale-in more quickly so that they can avoid paying extra charges for compute resources during scale-in events. To make scaling-in more responsive, today we are pleased to introduce an enhancement to increase the scale-in step […]

ECS auto scaling using custom metrics

Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) Auto Scaling using custom metrics

Introduction Amazon ECS eliminates the need to install, operate, and scale your own cluster management infrastructure. Customers are using horizontal scalability to deploy and scale their microservices applications running on Amazon ECS. They use the Application Auto Scaling service to automatically scale based on metrics data. Amazon ECS typically measures service utilization based on average […]

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Introducing Amazon ECS Exec to access your Windows containers on Amazon EC2 and AWS Fargate

Today, we are launching the Amazon ECS Exec functionality for Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) customers running Windows containers on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), AWS Fargate or Amazon ECS Anywhere. This feature enables you to run commands in or get a shell to a container. In this blog post, we will walk […]

Introducing Amazon CloudWatch Container Insights for Amazon EKS Fargate using AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry

Introduction Amazon CloudWatch Container Insights helps customers collect, aggregate, and summarize metrics and logs from containerized applications and microservices. Metrics data is collected as performance log events using the embedded metric format. These performance log events use a structured JSON schema that enables high-cardinality data to be ingested and stored at scale. From this data, […]

Introducing AWS App Mesh Metrics Extension

Today, we are excited to announce that the AWS App Mesh metrics extension is now generally available. With App Mesh metrics extension, customers can collect, aggregate, and filter App Mesh specific metrics that are meaningful and aid in debugging while benefiting from reduced usage costs. App Mesh metrics extension is available to all customers running […]