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Tag: Amazon EKS

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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Using Calico on Amazon EKS Windows Containers

This post was contributed by Anuj Singh, Software Development Engineer and Steven David, Enterprise Solutions Architect. In this blog post, we are going to walk through a step-by-step process on how to install and use Calico for Windows containers running on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS). Tigera Calico for Windows is a networking and network […]

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Using Amazon FSx for Windows File Server on EKS Windows Containers

Recently, we published a blog post on using Amazon FSx for Windows File Server as persistent storage for Windows containers on Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS). Today, we are going to walk through a step-by-step process on how to do the same on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS). We will achieve this using an AWS […]

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Improved Amazon EKS console for cluster creation and management

We recently announced an updated Amazon EKS console experience to create clusters, management, and supporting documentation. In this blog post, we dive into the updates we have made and how they aim to help our customers and cluster administrators when creating clusters using the Amazon EKS console. 1. Multi-step cluster create flow EKS now includes […]

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Multi-tenant design considerations for Amazon EKS clusters

This post was contributed by Roberto Migli, AWS Solutions Architect.  Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) is used today by thousands of customers to run container applications at scale. One of the common questions that often we hear is: how do we provide a multi-tenant Amazon EKS cluster to our teams? Should I run one cluster, […]

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De-mystifying cluster networking for Amazon EKS worker nodes

Running Kubernetes on AWS requires an understanding of both AWS networking configuration and Kubernetes networking requirements. When you use the default Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) AWS CloudFormation templates to deploy your Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) and Amazon EC2 worker nodes, everything typically just works. But small issues in your configuration can result […]

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Access Logging Made Easy with AWS App Mesh and Fluent Bit

I’ve found that the term microservices can have different meanings and benefits depending on who you talk to. However, the one benefit where I’ve typically found consensus is that microservices allow your teams to have the freedom to choose the best tool for each job. Meaning, microservices architectures shouldn’t follow a “one size fits all” […]

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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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