Containers

Category: Announcements

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Introducing AWS Step Functions integration with Amazon EKS

This is my first post on AWS Container Blog since I joined AWS and I could not be more excited to talk about two technologies now working together: Serverless and Kubernetes, or more specifically AWS Step Functions and Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service. In my previous role, I envisioned to build a web application that would […]

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Fluent Bit for Amazon EKS on AWS Fargate is here

Akshay Ram, Prithvi Ramesh, Michael Hausenblas In issue 701 of our containers roadmap we discussed supporting our CNCF Fluent Bit-based log router in the context of EKS on Fargate. In this blog post we provide you context on this new feature and walk you through the usage of it, shipping logs directly to CloudWatch with […]

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Introducing Amazon ECS Anywhere

In 2014, AWS introduced Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) as a simplified way for customers to address the complexity of managing containers on their EC2 instances at any scale. As adoption increased, customers responded with a new challenge: remove the undifferentiated heavy lifting of having to deal with EC2 instances. In 2018, we announced […]

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Amazon EKS now supports provisioning and managing EC2 Spot Instances in managed node groups

This post was contributed by Ran Sheinberg, Principal Solutions Architect and Deepthi Chelupati, Sr Product Manager Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) makes it easy to run upstream, secure, and highly available Kubernetes clusters on AWS. In 2019, support for managed node groups was added, with EKS provisioning and managing the underlying EC2 Instances (worker […]

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Introducing the new Amazon EKS console

Since its launch at re:Invent 2017, Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) has rapidly evolved to meet the needs of production Kubernetes users. Customers such as Intel, Snap, Intuit, GoDaddy, and Autodesk trust Amazon EKS to run their most sensitive and mission critical applications because of its security, reliability, and scalability. One thing missing from Amazon […]

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Introducing Amazon EKS add-ons: lifecycle management for Kubernetes operational software

From the start, our goal with Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) has been to build a fully managed service that makes it easy for you to run Kubernetes on AWS without needing to be an expert in managing Kubernetes clusters. When Amazon EKS first launched, that meant a fully managed Kubernetes control plane. In […]

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Announcing Amazon ECS deployment circuit breaker

Today, we announced in public preview, the Amazon ECS deployment circuit breaker for EC2 and Fargate compute types. With this feature, Amazon ECS customers can now automatically roll back unhealthy service deployments without the need for manual intervention. This empowers customers to quickly discover failed deployments, while not having to worry about resources being consumed […]

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Introducing security groups for pods

Security groups, acting as instance level network firewalls, are among the most important and commonly used building blocks in any AWS cloud deployment. It came as no surprise to us that integrating security groups with Kubernetes pods emerged as one of the most highly requested Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) features, as seen on […]

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AWS and Docker collaborate to simplify the developer experience

Developers can now use Docker Compose and Docker Desktop to deploy applications to Amazon ECS If you were to ask any developer who has worked with containers, you find out they have used or are aware of Docker Desktop and the Docker CLI for building applications on their desktop. They’ve also most likely used Docker […]

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