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title: Understanding data transfer costs for AWS container services

Understanding data transfer costs for AWS container services

Overview Data transfer costs can play a significant role in determining the overall design of a system. Amazon Elastic Container Registry (Amazon ECR), Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), and Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) can incur data transfer charges depending on a variety of factors. It can be difficult to visualize what that means […]

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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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Cloud Native CI/CD with Tekton and ArgoCD on AWS

Introduction With the ongoing popularity and adoption of container orchestrators such as Kubernetes, more and more cloud-native applications are built on top of it. Besides business applications, companies are migrating their infrastructure-related components such as CI/CD systems as well. But are those systems ready for such modern platforms? The answer depends. Clearly, most of the […]

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Using Windows Authentication with Linux Containers on Amazon ECS

This post shows how to configure a Linux container running on Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) to connect to a SQL Server database using Windows (or Integrated) Authentication. Windows Authentication is the recommended mechanism to connect to SQL Server databases, but using it can be challenging when running containerized workloads.

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Easy as one-two-three policy management with Kyverno on Amazon EKS

This post is contributed by Raj Seshadri and Jimmy Ray As containers are used in cloud native production environments, DevOps and security teams need to gain real-time visibility into container activity, restrict container access to host and network resources, and detect and prevent exploits and attacks on running containers. Kyverno is a policy engine for […]

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ECR cross region replication use case

Cross region replication in Amazon ECR has landed

Michael Brown and Michael Hausenblas Replicating container images across regions in Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR) automatically has been one of the most asked features and we’re glad to be able to share the good news with you: it has landed. Where previously you had to implement the replication yourself you can now leave the […]

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CI/CD pipeline for testing containers on AWS Fargate with scaling to zero

Development teams are running manual and automated tests several times a day for their feature branches. Running tests locally is only one part of the process. To test workloads against other systems as well as give access to QA engineers, it requires deploying code to dedicated environments. These servers/VMs spend hours idling because new test […]

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Introducing Amazon ECR server-side encryption using AWS Key Management System

Today, we introduced Amazon Elastic Container Registry (Amazon ECR) server-side encryption at rest using AWS managed and customer managed keys stored in AWS Key Management System (AWS KMS). This feature allows you to select the appropriate key management configuration to meet your security and compliance requirements, and meet the level of control required for your […]

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Introducing multi-architecture container images for Amazon ECR

Containers are a de facto standard in cloud application development and deployment. Publishing software in container images provides developers an integrated packaging solution, bundling software and all required dependencies into a portable image format. This image can then be run anywhere, abstracting away the infrastructure-specific aspects of deployment. However, the promise of running anywhere only […]

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Game DevOps made easy with AWS Game-Server CD Pipeline

This is a guest post by Anita Buehrle of Weaveworks. The biggest challenge faced by game publishers is the ability to deliver new features to players as quickly as possible. Not only do new features have to arrive quickly and reliably, but they also need to be delivered in a way that optimizes costs and […]

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