Containers

Category: Open Source

Amazon EKS now supports Kubernetes 1.21

The Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) team is pleased to announce support for Kubernetes 1.21. I had the privilege of serving on the upstream release team for this release from January to April of 2021 and am excited for Amazon EKS customers to experience the “Power to the Community” release. Kubernetes runtime changes and […]

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Getting started with Bottlerocket and Amazon ECS

Last week we announced the general availability of the Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)-optimized Bottlerocket AMI and Bottlerocket support for Amazon ECS is now generally available. Bottlerocket is an open source project that focuses on security and maintainability, providing a reliable, and consistent Linux distribution for hosting container-based workloads. In this post, I am […]

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Save the date: AWS Container Day: Kubernetes Edition

The AWS Kubernetes team is back for the next installment of AWS Container Day: Kubernetes Edition, a full day of sessions on Amazon EKS and Kubernetes at AWS. In this fully live and virtual Twitch event, the AWS Kubernetes team, hosted by Containers from the Couch, will be covering new launches, demoing products and features, […]

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Amazon CloudWatch Prometheus metrics now generally available

Imaya Kumar Jagannathan, TP Kohli, and Michael Hausenblas In Using Prometheus Metrics in Amazon CloudWatch we showed you how to use the beta version of the Amazon CloudWatch supporting the ingestion of Prometheus metrics. Now that we made this feature generally available we explore its benefits in greater detail and show you how to use […]

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Introducing the AWS Controllers for Kubernetes (ACK)

AWS Controllers for Kubernetes (ACK) is a new tool that lets you directly manage AWS services from Kubernetes. ACK makes it simple to build scalable and highly-available Kubernetes applications that utilize AWS services. Today, ACK is available as a developer preview on GitHub. In this post we will give you a brief introduction to the […]

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Introducing cdk8s+: Intent-driven APIs for Kubernetes objects

At AWS, we’ve been exploring new approaches of making it easier to define Kubernetes applications. Last month, we announced the alpha release of cdk8s, an open-source project that enables you to use general purpose programming languages to synthesize manifests. Today, I would like to tell you about cdk8s+ (cdk8s-plus), which we believe is the natural […]

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Introducing CDK for Kubernetes

At AWS, we’ve seen customers rapidly adopt Kubernetes to deploy applications globally, train machine learning models at scale, and standardize how they deliver innovation across data centers and the cloud. Using Kubernetes, customers are building automated tooling to replace manual processes, implementing operational pipelines for every piece of their infrastructure, and empowering development teams with […]

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