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Load testing your workload running on Amazon EKS with Locust

Introduction More and more customers are using the Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) to run their workloads. This is why it is essential to have a process to test your EKS cluster so that you can identify weaknesses upfront and optimize your cluster before you open it to the public. Load testing focuses on […]

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Using AWS Load Balancer Controller for blue/green deployment, canary deployment and A/B testing

In the past, our customers have commonly used solutions such as Flagger, service mesh, or CI/CD to enable blue/green deployment, A/B testing, and traffic management. The AWS Load Balancer Controller (formerly known as ALB Ingress Controller) enables EKS users to realize blue/green deployments, A/B testing, and canary deployments via the Kubernetes ingress resources with the […]

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How to run a Multi-AZ stateful application on EKS with AWS FSx for NetApp ONTAP

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) is a fully managed service that makes it easy for you to run Kubernetes on AWS without needing to install, operate, and maintain your own Kubernetes control plane or nodes. Organizations often run a mix of stateless and stateful applications on a Kubernetes cluster. When it comes to stateful applications, […]

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Bootstrapping clusters with EKS Blueprints

Today, we are introducing a new open-source project called EKS Blueprints that makes it easier and faster for you to adopt Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS). EKS Blueprints is a collection of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) modules that will help you configure and deploy consistent, batteries-included EKS clusters across accounts and regions. You can […]

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MYCOM OSI’s Amazon EKS adoption journey

This post was co-written by Dirk Michel, SVP SaaS and Digital Technology at MYCOM OSI, and Andreas Lindh, Specialist Solutions Architect, Containers at AWS. In this blog post, we will discuss how MYCOM OSI was able to lower costs and improve the flexibility of their Assurance Cloud Service (ACS) SaaS platform and bring-your-own-cloud (BYOC) option […]

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Using Amazon EC2 Spot Instances with Karpenter

Overview Karpenter is a dynamic, high performance cluster auto scaling solution for the Kubernetes platform introduced at re:Invent 2021. Customers choose an auto scaling solution for a number of reasons, including improving the high availability and reliability of their workloads at the same reduced costs. With the introduction of Amazon EC2 Spot Instances, customers can […]

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Three things to consider when implementing Mutual TLS with AWS App Mesh

Mutual Transport Layer Security (mTLS) is an extension of TLS, where both the client and server leverage X.509 digital certificates to authenticate each other before starting communications. Both parties present certificates to each other and validate the other’s certificate. The key difference from any usual TLS communication is that when using mutual TLS, each client must […]

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Diving into IAM Roles for Service Accounts

A common challenge architects face when designing a Kubernetes solution on AWS is how to grant containerized workload permissions to access an AWS service or resource. AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) provides fine-grained access control where you can specify who can access which AWS service or resources, ensuring the principle of least privilege. The challenge […]

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Continuous Delivery of Amazon EKS Clusters Using AWS CDK and CDK Pipelines

Customers are looking for ways to automate the deployment of their Amazon EKS clusters across different versions, environments, accounts, and Regions. The deployment of these clusters involves tasks like creating your clusters with desired networking and logging configuration, selecting Amazon EKS add-ons versions, and, once it is ready, deploying other infrastructure components. This post shows […]

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Protect Kubernetes workloads from Apache Log4j vulnerabilities

Log4j is among the most popular and highly used logging frameworks in Java-based applications. On December 9, 2021, the world became aware of zero-day vulnerabilities CVE-2021-44228 and CVE-2021-45105 affecting the popular Apache package. Any attacker who can control log messages or log message parameters can execute arbitrary code loaded from malicious LDAP servers when message […]

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