Containers

Category: Announcements

Getting started with Amazon EKS Anywhere on Bare Metal

Getting started with Amazon EKS Anywhere on Bare Metal

We are happy to announce the general availability of Amazon EKS Anywhere on Bare Metal. We released Amazon EKS Anywhere in 2021 with support to run on-premises Kubernetes clusters using VMware and today you can use EKS Anywhere to provision clusters without virtualization. The new functionality adds support for managing the full hardware lifecycle to […]

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Introducing bare metal deployments for Amazon EKS Anywhere

Introducing bare metal deployments for Amazon EKS Anywhere

Introduction At one time, all servers were bare metal servers. We have come a long way with virtualization, cloud computing, and more recently with containers and serverless technologies. Despite these innovations, bare metal servers remain popular on premises. Customers run applications on bare metal infrastructure for performance benefits, to gain direct access to underlying hardware […]

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Amazon EKS improves control plane scaling and update speed by up to 4x

Amazon EKS improves control plane scaling and update speed by up to 4x

Years before Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) was released, our customers told us they wanted a service that would simplify Kubernetes management. Many of them were running self-managed clusters on Amazon Elastic Computer Cloud (EC2) and were having challenges upgrading, scaling, and maintaining the Kubernetes control plane. When EKS launched in 2018, it aimed to […]

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Cryptographic Signing for Containers

Introduction In May of 2021, the United States Executive Branch released an Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity. One of the key focus areas for this order was enhancing software supply chain security, with requirements around addressing supply chain risks by, in part: Securing development environments with strong access controls Using automated code scanning […]

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title image: Provisioning infrastructure using the AWS Proton open source Backstage plugin

Provisioning infrastructure using the AWS Proton open-source Backstage plugin

Introduction The concept of the Internal Developer Platform (IDP) is becoming increasingly popular as it’s an innovative way for organizations to boost development velocity and reduce time to market. The IDP provides a set of shared capabilities that provide a standardized way for development teams to deploy applications to production. It is common for these […]

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title image: Announcing NVIDIA GPU support for Bottlerocket on Amazon ECS

Announcing NVIDIA GPU support for Bottlerocket on Amazon ECS

Last year, we announced the general availability of the Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)-optimized Bottlerocket AMI. Bottlerocket is an open source project that focuses on security and maintainability, providing a reliable and consistent Linux distribution for hosting container-based workloads. Now, we are happy to announce that you can now run ECS NVIDIA GPU-accelerated workloads […]

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Introducing new templates to the AWS Proton template library

Today, we are announcing new additions to the AWS Proton sample template library. The library is a curated set of AWS Proton templates that use AWS best practices for popular applications such as a load-balanced web application or an Amazon API Gateway backed by AWS Lambda. You can use the library to deploy these common […]

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Introducing Kubernetes Resource View in Amazon EKS console

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) is excited to introduce the Kubernetes resource view. You will now be able to see all Kubernetes API resource types running in your Amazon EKS cluster using the AWS Management Console for Amazon EKS, making it easier to visualize and troubleshoot your Kubernetes applications using Amazon EKS. Amazon EKS […]

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Bootstrapping clusters with EKS Blueprints

Today, we are introducing a new open-source project called EKS Blueprints that makes it easier and faster for you to adopt Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS). EKS Blueprints is a collection of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) modules that will help you configure and deploy consistent, batteries-included EKS clusters across accounts and regions. You can […]

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Under the hood: Amazon Elastic Container Service and AWS Fargate increase task launch rates

Since 2015, hundreds of thousands of developers have chosen Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) as their orchestration service for cluster management. Developers trust Amazon ECS with the lifecycle of their mission-critical applications, from initial deployment to rolling out new versions of their code and autoscaling in response to changing traffic levels. Alongside these long-lived application tasks, Amazon […]

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