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Title image: Using AWS Proton as a provisioning mechanism for Amazon EKS clusters

Using AWS Proton as a provisioning mechanism for Amazon EKS clusters

AWS customers have a number of options they can use to deploy Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) clusters. They can use the EKS console workflows, the eksctl CLI, the AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK), or several other options. There is often a single Ops-savvy user (or team) picking one of these options to […]

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How to use components to augment the infrastructure in an AWS Proton template

Introduction AWS Proton is a managed service that helps platform engineers scale their impact by defining, vending, and maintaining infrastructure templates for self-service deployments. With Proton, customers can standardize centralized templates to meet security, cost, and compliance goals. Proton helps platform engineers scale up their impact with a self-service model, resulting in higher velocity for […]

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Read the blog post on Mobileye's journey towards scaling Amazon EKS to thousands of nodes.

Mobileye’s journey towards scaling Amazon EKS to thousands of nodes

This post was coauthored by David Peer, DevOps Specialist, AI Engineering, Mobileye and Tsahi Duek, Specialist Solutions Architect for AWS Container services. This blog post reviews how Mobileye’s AI Engineering Group seamlessly runs their workflows on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS), supporting around 250 workflows daily. What is Mobileye? Mobileye develops self-driving technology and […]

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Read the blog post on customizing scheduling on Amazon EKS

Customizing scheduling on Amazon EKS

The interest in Kubernetes spiked in the fall of 2019, according to Google Trends. The US Department of Defense’s announcement that they had deployed Kubernetes on an F-16 could have attributed to the surge in interest. Today, Kubernetes is found in virtually every industry; from building Blockchain networks to 5G networks, customers use Kubernetes to […]

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Using IAM database authentication with workloads running on Amazon EKS

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) is a managed service that you can use to run Kubernetes on AWS without needing to install, operate, and maintain your own Kubernetes control plane or nodes. When running containerized workloads on Amazon EKS, it is common to store the stateful parts of the application outside of the Kubernetes […]

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Track costs with detailed billing reports for Amazon EKS on AWS Fargate

Many AWS customers use Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) to run container workloads on AWS Fargate because it offers reduced operational complexity with right-sized, on-demand compute for containers. As customers scale their deployments on Fargate, they have expressed a need to track consumption with more specificity, such as usage from individual pods, namespaces, clusters, […]

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ECS auto scaling using custom metrics

Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) Auto Scaling using custom metrics

Introduction Amazon ECS eliminates the need to install, operate, and scale your own cluster management infrastructure. Customers are using horizontal scalability to deploy and scale their microservices applications running on Amazon ECS. They use the Application Auto Scaling service to automatically scale based on metrics data. Amazon ECS typically measures service utilization based on average […]

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Measuring portability time objective as a metric for migrating to Red Hat Openshift Service on AWS (ROSA)

This post was co-written by Mark Taylor, OpenShift Systems Engineer, IBM Consulting; Ian Packer, Chief AWS Architect, IBM Consulting; and Arnaud Lauer, Partner Solutions Architect, AWS. Customers are putting greater focus on portability as part of their strategies when adopting cloud computing. Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS (ROSA) platform provides an agile and flexible […]

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Fine-grained IAM roles for Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS (ROSA) workloads with STS

Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS (ROSA) is a fully managed OpenShift service, jointly supported by both Red Hat and Amazon Web Services (AWS) and managed by the Red Hat SRE team. This relieves customers of cluster lifecycle management, allowing them to focus on building applications rather than maintaining the OpenShift clusters. ROSA has recently […]

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Self-service AWS native service adoption in OpenShift using ACK

AWS Controllers for Kubernetes (ACK) is an open-source project that allows you to define and create AWS resources directly from within OpenShift. Using ACK, you can take advantage of AWS-managed services to complement the application workloads running in OpenShift without needing to define resources outside of the cluster or run services that provide supporting capabilities like […]

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