Containers

Category: AWS App Mesh

Maintaining Transport Layer Security all the way to your container: using the Application Load Balancer with Amazon ECS and Envoy

This post is contributed by Sri Mallu, Re Alvarez-Parmar, and Sahil Thapar Application Load Balancer has been an instrumental element when it comes to building highly available, scalable, and secure applications. AWS customers can rely on ALB to perform functions that have been traditionally implemented in application’s code. Let’s take connection security as an example, […]

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Enable traffic encryption between services in AWS App Mesh using AWS Certificate Manager or customer-provided certificates

Today, we announce the general availability of an AWS App Mesh feature that enables traffic encryption between services using AWS Certificate Manager (ACM) or customer-provided certificates. We sought feedback from our customers last year through the AWS App Mesh roadmap issues #38 and #39 and the features were made available on the AWS App Mesh […]

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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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App Mesh Integration with AWS ALB Ingress Controller

AWS App Mesh is a service mesh that provides application-level networking to make it easy for your services to communicate with each other across multiple types of compute infrastructure. App Mesh standardizes how your services communicate, giving you end-to-end visibility and ensuring high-availability for your applications. The AWS ALB Ingress controller is a controller that […]

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Autoscaling EKS on Fargate with custom metrics

This is a guest post by Stefan Prodan of Weaveworks. Autoscaling is an approach to automatically scale up or down workloads based on the resource usage. In Kubernetes, the Horizontal Pod Autoscaler (HPA) can scale pods based on observed CPU utilization and memory usage. Starting with Kubernetes 1.7, an aggregation layer was introduced that allows third-party […]

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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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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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Using sidecar injection on Amazon EKS with AWS App Mesh

AWS App Mesh works on the sidecar pattern where you must add containers to extend the behavior of existing containers. Kubernetes offers mutating admission controllers that allow operations teams to automate sidecar injection. In this post, I discuss the basics of the sidecar pattern and Kubernetes admission controllers and demonstrate how the App Mesh Sidecar […]

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Welcome to the AWS Containers Blog

This post was contributed by Deepak Singh, VP of Compute Services at AWS Welcome to the AWS Containers Blog! We’re excited to start this channel to give builders a closer look under the hood of all things container-related at AWS. In the past, we’ve published on other popular blog channels at AWS such as the […]

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