Containers

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Using CDK to perform continuous deployments in multi-region Kubernetes environments

This post also had contributions from Jiwon Yeom, Solutions Architect, AWS. Introduction AWS customers use infrastructure as code (IaC) to create cloud resources in a repeatable and predictable manner. IaC is especially helpful in managing environments with identical stacks, which is a common occurrence in active-active multi-region systems. Instead of managing each regional deployment individually, […]

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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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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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Getting started with Consul service mesh on Amazon ECS

We recently announced the general availability of Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) service extension for Consul service mesh in AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK). This is a new integration that makes it easier for customers to use Consul as a service mesh on Amazon ECS. In this blog post, we show you how […]

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Leveraging Amazon EKS managed node group with placement group for low latency critical applications

Our customers have been asking how to host their low-latency applications with high throughput such as stock-trading applications and financial market workloads on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS), particularly with the EKS managed node group offering. In this blog post, we introduce the concept of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) placement groups, and […]

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How to automate Amazon EKS preventative controls in CI/CD using CDK and OPA/Conftest

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Services (Amazon EKS) is a fully managed service that helps customers run their Kubernetes clusters at scale by minimizing the efforts required to operate a Kubernetes control plane. AWS customers are accelerating EKS adoption to run large-scale Kubernetes workloads. As a result, customers are facing challenges to enforce security policies at scale […]

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Building and deploying Fargate with EKS in an enterprise context using the AWS Cloud Development Kit and cdk8s+

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) is a fully managed service that helps customers run their Kubernetes (K8s) clusters at scale by minimizing the effort required to operate the Kubernetes control plane. When you combine Amazon EKS to manage the cluster (the control plane) with AWS Fargate to provision and run pod infrastructure (the data […]

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Announcing Amazon ECS deployment circuit breaker

Today, we announced the Amazon ECS deployment circuit breaker for EC2 and Fargate compute types. With this feature, Amazon ECS customers can now automatically roll back unhealthy service deployments without the need for manual intervention. This empowers customers to quickly discover failed deployments, while not having to worry about resources being consumed for failing tasks, […]

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Announcing the General Availability of Amazon ECS Service Extensions for AWS CDK

In late 2018, we first shared an introduction to using AWS Cloud Development Kit with Amazon ECS. In the almost two years since that article, countless developers have discovered that they enjoy deploying containers to Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) and AWS Fargate by writing infrastructure as code using a declarative SDK in their preferred […]

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Announcing Java support for cdk8s

Today, we are announcing Java support for cdk8s, the Cloud Development Kit for Kubernetes. This rounds out support for the top 3 most popular programming languages and probably the single most used here at Amazon. Now, you can leave YAML behind and define your Kubernetes applications in Typescript, Python, and Java. In this tutorial, we’ll […]

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