Containers

Category: AWS CloudFormation

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 […]

How GPO Achieved Infrastructure Provisioning Efficiency using AWS Proton

How GPO achieved infrastructure provisioning efficiency from weeks to minutes using AWS Proton

This post was co-written by Joshua Major, VP of Engineering, GPO, and Jesse Varnado, Director of Engineering, GPO. Introduction AWS Proton is a managed service for platform engineers to increase the pace of innovation by defining, vending, and maintaining infrastructure templates for self-service deployments. With AWS Proton, customers can standardize centralized templates to meet security, […]

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How to use components to augment the infrastructure in an AWS Proton template

Introduction AWS Proton is a managed service that helps platform engineers scale their impact by defining, vending, and maintaining infrastructure templates for self-service deployments. With Proton, customers can standardize centralized templates to meet security, cost, and compliance goals. Proton helps platform engineers scale up their impact with a self-service model, resulting in higher velocity for […]

Enabling AWS X-Ray tracing for AWS App Runner service using AWS Copilot CLI

AWS Copilot CLI is an open-source command line interface that makes it easy for developers to build, release, and operate production-ready containerized workloads on AWS App Runner, Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), and AWS Fargate. Under the hood, Copilot uses AWS CloudFormation for provisioning and managing the underlying infrastructures on your behalf so that […]

AWS Proton Self-Managed Provisioning

This is part two of two blog posts regarding this release: in this post, we address a second feature that recently launched, which is connecting AWS Proton with a self-managed provisioning workflow. To read part one, where we cover how to author AWS Proton Templates using HashiCorp Configuration Language (HCL) and Terraform, see AWS Proton Terraform […]

Diagram of a simple AWS Proton workflow

How copebit takes advantage of AWS Proton

This blog was co-authored by Marco Kuendig, CTO at copebit AG, Switzerland and Simone Pomata, Senior Solutions Architect at AWS Switzerland. Who is copebit? copebit is an AWS advanced consulting and software development company based in Zurich, Switzerland. We have been working with AWS for many years implementing AWS-based cloud solutions for clients every day. […]

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 […]

Use CloudFormation to automate management of the Fargate profile in Amazon EKS

Organizations are embracing microservices architectures and container-based deployments to gain agility, scalability, isolation, and separation of concerns. AWS Fargate, the serverless compute engine for running containers in the AWS Cloud, improves agility by taking away the undifferentiated heavy lifting of worker node provisioning and management. With Fargate, organizations can focus on building applications and application […]

Containers and infrastructure as code, like peanut butter and jelly

Infrastructure as code tools like AWS CloudFormation and HashiCorp Terraform enable teams to describe and automate provisioning of cloud infrastructure resources, including container-related resources like Amazon ECS services and Amazon EKS clusters. In this post, I cover why I believe infrastructure as code is especially important for containerized applications, how we use infrastructure as code with […]