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Announcing AWS CDK Support and CodeBuild Provisioning for AWS Proton

Announcing AWS CDK Support and CodeBuild Provisioning for AWS Proton

Introduction Today, AWS Proton announced CodeBuild provisioning, which allows customers to define a series of commands to determine how Infrastructure as Code (IaC) templates get deployed via AWS Proton. With CodeBuild provisioning, customers can use the IaC tool of their choice, such as the AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) when defining templates. Previous to […]

AWS Proton Dashboard

Introducing the AWS Proton dashboard

Introduction Today, we are excited to announce the launch of the AWS Proton Dashboard, which is a single dashboard pane to view all the AWS Proton resources created to manage templates and deploy infrastructure. For customers who use Infrastructure as Code (IaC) to manage shared resource environments and service-specific infrastructure, the AWS Proton dashboard makes […]

Amazon EKS now supports Kubernetes version 1.24

Amazon EKS now supports Kubernetes version 1.24

The Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) team is pleased to announce support for Kubernetes version 1.24 for Amazon EKS and Amazon EKS Distro. We are excited for our customers to experience the power of the “Stargazer” release. Each Kubernetes release is given a name by the release team. The team chose “Stargazer” for this […]

Centralized Logging for Windows Containers on Amazon EKS using Fluent Bit

Centralized Logging for Windows Containers on Amazon EKS using Fluent Bit

Introduction Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the support for Fluent Bit container images for Windows operating system. This support eliminates the need for Windows customers to implement any custom logging solutions in their application code or manage custom agents on their Windows nodes to scrape the logs. For more details about the supported Windows […]

Centralized logging for Windows containers on Amazon ECS using Fluent Bit

Centralized logging for Windows containers on Amazon ECS using Fluent Bit

Introduction Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the support for Fluent Bit container images for Windows operating system. This support eliminates the need for Windows customers to implement any custom logging solutions in their application code or manage custom agents on their Windows instances to scrape the logs. For more details about the supported Windows […]

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 by […]

Automatically enable group metrics collection for Amazon EKS managed node groups

Automatically enable group metrics collection for Amazon EKS managed node groups

Introduction Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) managed node groups automate the provisioning and lifecycle management of Kubernetes nodes (Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances) for Amazon EKS Kubernetes clusters. Managed nodes are provisioned as part of an Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling group that’s managed for you by Amazon EKS. Amazon EKS doesn’t enable […]

Building Amazon Linux 2 CIS Benchmark AMIs for Amazon EKS

Building Amazon Linux 2 CIS Benchmark AMIs for Amazon EKS

Introduction The Center for Internet Security (CIS) Benchmarks are best practices for the secure configuration of a target system. They define various Benchmarks for Kubernetes control plane and the data plane. For Amazon EKS clusters, it is strongly recommended to follow the CIS Amazon EKS Benchmark. If the data plane of an Amazon EKS cluster uses Amazon Linux […]

Announcing Amazon ECS Task Scale-in protection

Introduction We are excited to launch Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) Task Scale-in protection, which is a new capability that gives customers control over protecting Amazon ECS service tasks from being terminated by scale-in events from Amazon ECS service Auto Scaling or deployments. Customers can simply mark their mission-critical tasks as protected from scale-in […]

Announcing AWS App Runner Private Services

Earlier this year we announced the general availability of App Runner VPC support. This feature enabled your services to communicate with databases and other applications hosted in an Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC). Today, we released App Runner private services, and now customers can strengthen the security posture of their applications and meet their […]