Containers

Category: Amazon CloudWatch

Streaming logs from Amazon EKS Windows pods to Amazon CloudWatch Logs using Fluentd

Containers are a method of operating system virtualization that allow you to run an application and its dependencies in resource-isolated processes. Containers allow you to easily package an application’s code, configurations, and dependencies into easy-to-use building blocks that deliver environmental consistency, operational efficiency, developer productivity, and version control. Using Windows containers allows you to get […]

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Using Prometheus Metrics in Amazon CloudWatch

Imaya Kumar Jagannathan, Justin Gu, Marc Chéné, and Michael Hausenblas Earlier this week we announced the public beta support for monitoring Prometheus metrics in CloudWatch Container Insights. With this post we want to show you how you can use this new Amazon CloudWatch feature for containerized workloads in Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) and Kubernetes […]

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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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Kubernetes Logging powered by AWS for Fluent Bit

Centralized logging is an instrumental component of running and managing Kubernetes clusters at scale. Developers need access to logs for debugging and monitoring applications, operations teams need access for monitoring applications, and security needs access for monitoring. These teams have different requirements for processing and storage of logs. In this blog post, we will look […]

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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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