Containers

Tag: Amazon EKS

Dynamically create repositories upon image push to Amazon ECR

Amazon Elastic Container Registry (Amazon ECR) provides a fully managed container registry service, offering high-performance hosting for reliably deploying application images anywhere. Amazon ECR service requires repositories to pre-exist before pushing container images. In this post, we explore a dynamic solution that leverages AWS CloudTrail, Amazon EventBridge, and AWS Lambda functions to automatically create Amazon […]

How Snap Inc. secures its services with Amazon EKS

How Snap Inc. secures its services with Amazon EKS

Introduction Snapchat is an app that hundreds of millions of people around the world use to communicate with their close friends. The app is powered by microservice architectures deployed in Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) and datastores such as Amazon CloudFront, Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Amazon DynamoDB, and Amazon ElastiCache. This post […]

Amazon VPC CNI introduces Enhanced Subnet Discovery

Amazon VPC CNI introduces Enhanced Subnet Discovery

Users modernizing their applications using Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) on AWS often run into critical IPv4 address space exhaustion driven by scale. They want to maximize usage of the VPC CIDRs and subnets provisioned for the EKS pods without introducing additional operational complexity. We believe that use of IPv6 address space is the […]

Quora: 3x Faster Machine Learning, 25% Lower Costs with Nvidia Triton on Amazon EKS

Quora achieved 3x lower latency and 25% lower Costs by modernizing model serving with Nvidia Triton on Amazon EKS

Introduction Quora is a leading Q&A platform with a mission to share and grow the world’s knowledge, serving hundreds of millions of users worldwide every month. Quora uses machine learning (ML) to generate a custom feed of questions, answers, and content recommendations based on each user’s activity, interests, and preferences. ML drives targeted advertising on […]

Amazon Linux 2023 AMIs

Amazon EKS-Optimized Amazon Linux 2023 AMIs Now Available

Introduction We are excited to announce general availability of Amazon Linux 2023 (AL2023) on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS). AL2023 is the next generation of Amazon Linux from Amazon Web Services (AWS) and is designed to provide a secure, stable, high-performance environment to develop and run your cloud applications. The standard AL2023-based EKS-optimized Amazon […]

Protecting your Amazon EKS web apps with AWS WAF

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 […]

Delivering video content with fractional GPUs in containers on Amazon EKS

Delivering video content with fractional GPUs in containers on Amazon EKS

Video encoding and transcoding are critical workloads for media and entertainment companies. Delivering high-quality video content to viewers across devices and networks needs efficient and scalable encoding infrastructure. As video resolutions continue to increase to 4K and 8K, GPU acceleration is essential to real-time encoding workflows where parallel encoding tasks are necessary. Although encoding on […]

Using CRaC to reduce Java startup times on Amazon EKS

Application modernization is a focus area for organizations of different sizes and across industries to achieve business objectives such as reduced time to market, improved cost efficiency, and better customer experience. Containers and container orchestration platforms have been one of the key enablers for these modernization initiatives. Many customers standardize on Kubernetes as a containers […]

How Grover saves costs with 80% Spot in production using Karpenter with Amazon EKS

This post is co-written with Suraj Nair, Sr. DevOps Engineer at Grover. Introduction Grover is a Berlin based global leader in technology rentals, enabling people and empowering businesses to subscribe to tech products monthly instead of buying them. As a pioneer in the circular economy, Grover’s business model of renting out and refurbishing tech products results […]

Monitoring Windows pods with Prometheus and Grafana

This post was co-authored by Cezar Guimarães, Sr. Software Engineer, VTEX Introduction Customers across the globe are increasingly adopting Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) to run their Windows workloads. This is a result of customers figuring out that refactoring existing Windows-based applications into an open-source environment, while ideal, is a very complex task. It […]