Containers

Tag: Amazon EKS

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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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Implementing Runtime security in Amazon EKS using CNCF Falco

Many organisations are in the process of migrating their applications to containers. Containers provide application-level dependency management, speedy launches, and support immutability. This can help reduce costs, increase velocity, and improve on efficiency. For securely managing the container lifecycle, container image hardening, and end-to-end security checks are critical factors. Containers need to be secured by […]

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Windows Authentication on Amazon EKS Windows pods

Per Microsoft documentation: Windows-based networks commonly use Active Directory (AD) to facilitate authentication and authorization between users, computers, and other network resources. Enterprise application developers often design their apps to be AD-integrated and run on domain-joined servers to take advantage of Integrated Windows Authentication, which makes it easy for users and other services to automatically […]

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Autoscaling Amazon EKS services based on custom Prometheus metrics using CloudWatch Container Insights

Introduction In a Kubernetes cluster, the Horizontal Pod Autoscaler can automatically scale the number of Pods in a Deployment based on observed CPU utilization and memory usage. The autoscaler depends on the Kubernetes metrics server, which collects resource metrics from Kubelets and exposes them in Kubernetes API server through Metrics API. The metrics server has […]

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Developing an application based on multiple microservices using AWS Copilot and AWS Fargate

Introduction On July 9, 2020, we introduced AWS Copilot, a new command line interface (CLI) to build, release, and operate production ready containerized applications on Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) and AWS Fargate. In this post, we walk you through how to communicate between microservices with service discovery using  AWS Copilot. You can also refer to […]

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Register for AWS Container Day to Learn About Kubernetes, Amazon EKS, AWS Fargate, Bottlerocket, and More!

Previous AWS Container Day events have included a number of discussions and deep dives on running Kubernetes at AWS – and now we are bringing this content right to your home! Join us for the first-ever virtual Container Day on August 17th, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (PDT). Check out the agenda and some of […]

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Automating Amazon EKS cluster testing with custom machine images

AWS recently launched a new service, EC2 Image Builder, which automates and simplifies the creation, maintenance, and validation of Amazon Machine Images (AMIs). Many of our customers are using this service to generate their own customized, hardened images. In this post, we will demonstrate how you can automatically test your Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon […]

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Introducing Ingress support in AWS App Mesh

AWS App Mesh is a fully managed service mesh that provides application-level networking to make it easy for your services to communicate with each other across multiple types of compute infrastructure. App Mesh standardizes how your services communicate, giving you end-to-end visibility and ensuring high availability for your applications. Until now, App Mesh features have […]

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Set up soft multi-tenancy with Kiosk on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service

Introduction Achieving complete isolation between multiple tenants running in the same Kubernetes cluster is impossible today. The reason is because Kubernetes was designed to have a single control plane per cluster and all the tenants running in the cluster, share the same control plane. Hosting multiple tenants in a single cluster brings some advantages, the […]

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