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Getting visibility into your Amazon EKS Cross-AZ pod to pod network bytes

Getting visibility into your Amazon EKS Cross-AZ pod to pod network bytes

Introduction Many customers use Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) to host their mission-critical applications. As a best practice, we ask our customers to spread their applications across multiple distinct availability zones (AZ). Because “everything fails all the time,” Werner Vogel, CTO, Amazon To achieve high availability, customers deploy Amazon EKS worker nodes (Amazon EC2 […]

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AWS at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2022

Click here for the full schedule of AWS events at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2022 Amazon Web Services (AWS) is headed to Detroit, Michigan for KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2022. We are thrilled to connect with the Open Source community in person to share what we’ve been working on, and learn about how […]

Amazon EKS on AWS Outposts now supports local clusters

Amazon EKS on AWS Outposts now supports local clusters

Introduction Since its release, Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) has made it easier to run Kubernetes and container applications reliably at scale. With Amazon EKS on AWS Outposts, you can simplify application delivery onto on-premises AWS Outposts infrastructure by using the same application programming interfaces (APIs), console, and tools you use to run Amazon […]

Scaling Amazon EKS and Cassandra Beyond 1,000 Nodes

Scaling Amazon EKS and Cassandra Beyond 1,000 Nodes

This post was written in collaboration with Matthew Overstreet from DataStax. Introduction With the current widespread adoption of Kubernetes as the target compute platform, many AWS customers and partners consider it the standard for both stateless and stateful workloads. Cloud scale is one of the values that AWS brings to the customers and combining this […]

Using Prometheus to Avoid Disasters with Kubernetes CPU Limits

Using Prometheus to Avoid Disasters with Kubernetes CPU Limits

“Sir, your application is continually getting throttled,” I repeated. The highly skilled team that I was brought in to help with an outage was in disbelief. They had been using the same limits configuration in production for over two years. Yet, the Grafana chart was definitive: CPU throttling was causing the outage they were currently […]

Understanding and Cost Optimizing Amazon EKS Control Plane Logs

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) is a managed container service that provides a highly available single-tenant control plane to run and scale Kubernetes applications in the cloud or on-premises. Logs are an important way to debug problems, audit cluster activities, and monitor the health of your application. Kubernetes logging can be divided into control […]

AWS and Kubecost collaborate to deliver cost monitoring for EKS customers

AWS and Kubecost collaborate to deliver cost monitoring for EKS customers

This blog post was co-written by Linh Lam, Solution Architect, Kubecost Introduction Today, we are happy to announce cost monitoring for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) in collaboration with Kubecost. As customers modernize their applications and deploy workloads using Amazon EKS, they gain efficiencies by consolidating the compute resources required to run their applications. However, […]

Read our blog post about leveraging CNI custom networking alongside security groups for pods in Amazon EKS.

Leveraging CNI custom networking alongside security groups for pods in Amazon EKS

Introduction Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) is a managed service that runs Kubernetes on AWS without needing to install, operate, and maintain your own Kubernetes control plane or nodes. Amazon EKS supports native virtual private cloud (VPC) networking with the Amazon VPC Container Network Interface (CNI) plugin for Kubernetes. This plugin assigns a private […]

Continuous Deployment and GitOps delivery with Amazon EKS Blueprints and ArgoCD

Continuous Deployment and GitOps delivery with Amazon EKS Blueprints and ArgoCD

Introduction Kubernetes platform teams want to automate their Amazon EKS environments configurations using an automated pipeline. Users also need a prescriptive way for managing and setting up GitOps-based delivery for the organization’s applications teams. Customers need the freedom and flexibility for their application teams to deploy and configure their applications, once they have been onboarded […]

Read our blog post about how Amazon EKS now supports Kubernetes 1.23.

Amazon EKS now supports Kubernetes 1.23

Introduction The Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) team is happy to announce support for Kubernetes 1.23. Amazon EKS and Amazon EKS Distro can now run Kubernetes version 1.23, with support in Amazon EKS Anywhere launching soon after. The upstream project theme for this release is “The Next Frontier.” Speaking with Kubernetes 1.23 Release Lead, […]