Containers

Tag: Amazon EKS

The role of AWS Fargate in the container world

In 2017, we introduced a serverless service to run containers at scale called AWS Fargate. Today, customers are launching tens of millions of containers on it every week. Customers keep telling us that the reason they love Fargate is because it removes a lot of the infrastructure undifferentiated heavy lifting. For example, they no longer […]

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API Gateway as an Ingress Controller for Amazon EKS

When teams deploy microservices on Amazon EKS, they usually expose a REST API for use in front ends and third-party applications. A best practice is to manage these APIs with an API Gateway. This provides a unique entry point for your APIs and also eliminates the need to implement API-specific code for things like security, […]

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App Mesh Integration with AWS ALB Ingress Controller

AWS App Mesh is a 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. The AWS ALB Ingress controller is a controller that […]

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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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Using ALB Ingress Controller with Amazon EKS on Fargate

In December 2019, we announced the ability to use Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service to run Kubernetes pods on AWS Fargate. Fargate eliminates the need for you to create or manage EC2 instances for your Kubernetes applications. When your pods start, Fargate automatically allocates compute resources on-demand to run them. Fargate is great for running and […]

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EKS VPC routable IP address conservation patterns in a hybrid network

Introduction Our customers are embracing containers and Kubernetes/EKS for the flexibility and the agility it affords their developers. As environments continue to scale, they want to find ways to more efficiently utilize their private RFC1918 IP address space. This post will review patterns to help conserve your RFC1918 IP address space with your EKS pods leveraging […]

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Cost optimization for Kubernetes on AWS

Since publication, we reduced the price for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) by 50% to $0.10 per hour for each Kubernetes cluster that you run.  This post was contributed by AWS Container Hero, Casey Lee, Director of Engineering for Liatrio The combination of Amazon EKS for a managed Kubernetes control plane and Amazon EC2 for […]

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Help us write a new chapter for Gitops, Kubernetes, and Open Source collaboration

Introduction The Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) team sees the ecosystem around automated software deployment as a technology frontier ripe with potential for groundbreaking innovation. Over the last twenty years, the way in which developers deploy and manage their applications has changed dramatically. Technology improvements in packaging, automation, and virtualization as well as shifts in […]

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Cross Amazon EKS cluster App Mesh using AWS Cloud Map

Overview In this article, we are going to explore how to use AWS App Mesh across Amazon EKS (EKS) clusters. App Mesh is a service mesh that lets you control and monitor services spanning two clusters deployed in the same VPC. We’ll demonstrate this by using two EKS clusters within a VPC and an App […]

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How to Run EKS Windows containers with group Managed Service Accounts (gMSA)

Windows-based networks commonly use Active Directory to facilitate authentication and authorization between users, computers, and other computer network resources. Traditionally, enterprise applications running on Windows platforms use either service accounts or Managed Service Accounts (MSA) for authentication and authorization. The use of service accounts brings with it the overhead of service account password management. In […]

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