Tag: Containers

GitOps-driven, multi-Region deployment and failover using EKS and Route 53 Application Recovery Controller

One of the key benefits of the AWS Cloud is it allows customers to go global in minutes, easily deploying an application in multiple Regions around the world with just a few clicks. This means you can provide lower latency and a better experience for your customers at minimal cost while targeting higher availability service-level […]

Eliminate Kubernetes node scaling lag with pod priority and over-provisioning

Introduction In Kubernetes, the Data Plane consists of two layers of scaling: a pod layer and a worker node layer. The pods can be autoscaled using Horizontal Pod Autoscaler (HPA) or Vertical Pod Autoscaler. Nodes can be autoscaled using Cluster Autoscaler (CA) or Karpenter. If worker nodes are running at full capacity and new pods […]

Deploy geo-distributed Amazon EKS clusters on AWS Wavelength

Introduction In December 2019, we announced AWS Wavelength, new AWS infrastructure that allows customers to deploy workload closer to 5G-connected users and devices. Customers can now use AWS Wavelength to deploy Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances, Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) clusters and a suite of supported partner solutions available on the […]

Amazon EKS add-ons: Advanced configuration

This post is a follow-up to our previous post, Amazon EKS add-ons preserve customer edits. Introduction In October 2022, the Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) add-ons team introduced the ability to preserve edits, enabling customers to safely modify the configuration of Amazon EKS add-ons by using the Kubernetes application programming interface (API). This enhancement […]

Expose Amazon EKS pods through cross-account load balancer

Introduction Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) is a managed container service to run and scale Kubernetes applications in the cloud or on-premises. Kubernetes Ingress is an API resource that allows you manage external or internal HTTP(S) access to Kubernetes services running in a cluster. The AWS Load Balancer Controller in Amazon EKS creates Application […]

Announcing upcoming changes to the Amazon ECS console

Today, we’re excited to announce that the new Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) console becomes the default starting January 2023. The new console makes it easier to deploy containerized applications, configure load balancing, networking, monitoring, and gives you the new workflows for the effective operations and troubleshooting. Since its launch at re:Invent 2014, Amazon […]

Transparent encryption of node to node traffic on Amazon EKS using WireGuard and Cilium

Introduction As the move to cloud native architectures continues to accelerate, one of the common challenges we hear from our customers is that adopting security best practices in Kubernetes clusters can be challenging. One area in particular that has come up in conversations often is how best to encrypt data in transit. This data encryption […]

Know before you Go – serverless containers at AWS re:Invent 2022

This re:Invent, the Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) and the AWS Fargate teams will be presenting new capabilities, best practices, and tips to amplify business agility, shorten time to market, and increase productivity for organizations in their application modernization journey. To learn more, join us in Las Vegas from November 28 through December 2. […]

Centralized logging for Windows containers on Amazon ECS using Fluent Bit

Centralized logging for Windows containers on Amazon ECS using Fluent Bit

Introduction Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the support for Fluent Bit container images for Windows operating system. This support eliminates the need for Windows customers to implement any custom logging solutions in their application code or manage custom agents on their Windows instances to scrape the logs. For more details about the supported Windows […]

Announcing Amazon ECS Task Scale-in protection

Introduction We are excited to launch Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) Task Scale-in protection, which is a new capability that gives customers control over protecting Amazon ECS service tasks from being terminated by scale-in events from Amazon ECS service Auto Scaling or deployments. Customers can simply mark their mission-critical tasks as protected from scale-in […]