Containers

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components of the application deployed by Amazon EKS on AWS Outpost

Deploying Containerized Application on AWS Outposts with Amazon EKS

AWS Outposts delivers AWS-designed infrastructure, services, APIs and tool to customer on-premises locations. Primary use-cases are applications that require low latency, local data processing or need to meet data residency requirements. Outpost connects back to a home Region the customer selects through a connection called the Service Link. It is operated, monitored, and managed by […]

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Streamline Windows Container Deployment on Amazon ECS with AWS Copilot and AWS Fargate

Since AWS Copilot CLI launched in 2020, developers have been using the tool to build, manage, and operate Linux containers successfully on Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) and AWS Fargate. By leaving the infrastructure-knitting and resource-wrangling to AWS Copilot, builders can spend more time focused on their business logic. With yesterday’s launch of Amazon […]

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Amazon EKS adds native support for Bottlerocket in Managed Node Groups

Today, Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Services (Amazon EKS) announces native support for Bottlerocket in managed node groups. Bottlerocket is a Linux-based open-source operating system that is purpose-built by Amazon. It focuses on security and maintainability, and provides a reliable, consistent, and safe platform for container-based workloads. Amazon EKS managed node groups with Bottlerocket support enables you […]

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Running Windows Containers with Amazon ECS on AWS Fargate

At AWS, customers are running their most mission-critical workloads on Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) with Windows as their compute layer. Still, the undifferentiated heavy lifting of managing the underlying host OS, patching, scaling, and hardening when running Windows containers are time-consuming tasks. Therefore, customers can choose to use the optimized AMIs, which are preconfigured […]

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Automate AWS App2Container workflow using Ansible

AWS App2Container is a command-line tool that helps to modernize legacy applications by moving them to run in containers managed by Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) or Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS). Containerization helps with application resource utilization and agility. You can use AWS App2Container for Java (Linux) or ASP.NET (Windows) applications that […]

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Enabling mTLS in AWS App Mesh using SPIFFE/SPIRE in a multi-account Amazon EKS environment

Over the past few years, companies and organizations have been adopting microservice-based architectures to drive their businesses forward with a rapid pace of innovation. Moving to microservices brings several benefits in terms of modularity and deployment speed, but it also adds additional complexity that requires establishing higher security postures. For distributed applications spanning multiple, potentially […]

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ROSA VPC architecture

Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS: private clusters with AWS PrivateLink

Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS (ROSA) clusters can be deployed in a few ways, public, private, and private with PrivateLink. Public and private clusters both have the OpenShift cluster accessible to the internet and define whether the application workloads running on OpenShift are private or not. However, there are customers with a requirement for […]

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In addition to managing the so-called "Day Two" operations, the GitOps model can be used to automate cluster lifecycle management as well. In this blog post, we take a look at implementing a real-world use case by leveraging the strength of two open-source tools, namely, Crossplane and Argo CD. A production-ready Amazon EKS cluster is employed as the central management cluster and used to manage the tasks of both provisioning other Amazon EKS clusters and deploying workloads on to them.

GitOps model for provisioning and bootstrapping Amazon EKS clusters using Crossplane and Argo CD

Customers are increasingly using multiple Kubernetes clusters to manage their application delivery to different environments.  Managed services like Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) help customers offload the onerous task of managing the Kubernetes control plane. But cluster operators face the challenge of managing the lifecycles of these clusters and deploying applications consistently to multiple […]

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Protecting your Amazon EKS web apps with AWS WAF

Analyze the traffic patterns on any public-facing website or web app, and you’ll notice connection requests from all over the world. Apart from the intended traffic, a typical web application responds to requests from bots, health checks, and various attempts to circumvent security and gain unauthorized access. In addition to impacting your customer’s experience, these […]

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How to build your containers for ARM and save with Graviton and Spot instances on Amazon ECS

Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) is a fully managed container orchestration service that enables you to deploy, manage, and scale containerized applications. For the underlying compute capacity of an Amazon ECS cluster, customers can choose between different types and sizes of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances. For many years, machines based on […]

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