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Tag: Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS)

Getting started with Amazon EKS Anywhere on Bare Metal

Getting started with Amazon EKS Anywhere on Bare Metal

We are happy to announce the general availability of Amazon EKS Anywhere on Bare Metal. We released Amazon EKS Anywhere in 2021 with support to run on-premises Kubernetes clusters using VMware and today you can use EKS Anywhere to provision clusters without virtualization. The new functionality adds support for managing the full hardware lifecycle to […]

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Leverage AWS secrets stores from EKS Fargate with External Secrets Operator

Leverage AWS secrets stores from EKS Fargate with External Secrets Operator

Secrets management is a challenging but critical aspect of running secure and dynamic containerized applications at scale. To support this need to securely distribute secrets to running applications, Kubernetes provides native functionality to manage secrets in the form of Kubernetes Secrets. However, many customers choose to centralize the management of secrets outside of their Kubernetes […]

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Troubleshooting Amazon EKS API servers with Prometheus

It’s every on-call’s nightmare—awakened by a text at 3 a.m. from your alert system that says there’s a problem with the cluster. You need to quickly determine if the issue is with the Amazon EKS managed control plane or the new custom application you just rolled out last week. Even though you installed the default […]

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Title: A quick path to EKS SSO using AWS SSO

A quick path to Amazon EKS single sign-on using AWS SSO

With the rapid growth of software as a service (SaaS) and cloud adoption, identity is the new security perimeter. AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) and Kubernetes role-based access control (RBAC) provide the tools to build a strong least-privilege security posture. Single sign-on (SSO) uses federation with a central identity provider (IdP) to improve security by allowing […]

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Using IAM database authentication with workloads running on Amazon EKS

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) is a managed service that you can use to run Kubernetes on AWS without needing to install, operate, and maintain your own Kubernetes control plane or nodes. When running containerized workloads on Amazon EKS, it is common to store the stateful parts of the application outside of the Kubernetes […]

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Track costs with detailed billing reports for Amazon EKS on AWS Fargate

Many AWS customers use Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) to run container workloads on AWS Fargate because it offers reduced operational complexity with right-sized, on-demand compute for containers. As customers scale their deployments on Fargate, they have expressed a need to track consumption with more specificity, such as usage from individual pods, namespaces, clusters, […]

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Monitoring Amazon EKS Anywhere using Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus and Amazon Managed Grafana

This blog provides a step-by-step guide on how to monitor your containerized workload running on Amazon EKS Anywhere by publishing metrics to Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus and using Amazon Managed Grafana to visualize. Amazon EKS Anywhere is a deployment option for Amazon EKS that enables you to easily create and operate Kubernetes clusters on a customer-managed […]

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Title: Seamlessly migrate workloads from EKS well-managed node group to EKS-managed node groups

Seamlessly migrate workloads from EKS self-managed node group to EKS-managed node groups

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) managed service makes it easy to run Kubernetes on AWS without needing to install, operate, and maintain your own Kubernetes control plane. When Amazon EKS was made generally available in 2018, it supported self-managed node groups. With self-managed node groups, customers are responsible for configuring the Amazon Elastic Compute […]

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Introducing Kubernetes Resource View in Amazon EKS console

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) is excited to introduce the Kubernetes resource view. You will now be able to see all Kubernetes API resource types running in your Amazon EKS cluster using the AWS Management Console for Amazon EKS, making it easier to visualize and troubleshoot your Kubernetes applications using Amazon EKS. Amazon EKS […]

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Addressing latency and data transfer costs on EKS using Istio

Data transfer charges are often overlooked when operating Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) clusters; understanding these charges would help reduce cost while operating your workload on Amazon EKS at production scale. Common scenarios for data transfer charges on EKS Understanding general data transfer charges on AWS will help you better understand the EKS networking […]

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