Containers

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New look for Amazon ECS in the AWS Management Console

Recently we launched a new look and experience for Amazon ECS in the AWS Management Console. Since its launch in 2014, Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) has served as a simple way for customers to run production grade container workloads on AWS. Customers such as Disney+, Vanguard, Okta, Fidelity, and UbiSoft trust Amazon ECS […]

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Architecture of the solution "Using Windows Authentication with Linux Containers on Amazon ECS"

Using Windows Authentication with Linux Containers on Amazon ECS

This post shows how to configure a Linux container running on Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) to connect to a SQL Server database using Windows (or Integrated) Authentication. Windows Authentication is the recommended mechanism to connect to SQL Server databases, but using it can be challenging when running containerized workloads.

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Authenticating with Docker Hub for AWS Container Services

Docker Hub has recently updated its terms of service to introduce rate limits for container image pulls. While these limits don’t apply to accounts under a Pro or Team plan, anonymous users are limited to 100 pulls per 6 hours per IP address, and authenticated free accounts are limited to 200 pulls per 6 hours. […]

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Using EBS Snapshots for persistent storage with your EKS cluster

Originally, containers were a great fit for stateless applications. However, for many use cases there is a need for persistent storage, without which stateful workloads are not possible. Kubernetes first introduced support for stateful workloads with in-tree volume plugins, meaning that the plugin code was part of the core Kubernetes code and shipped with the […]

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ECR cross region replication use case

Cross region replication in Amazon ECR has landed

Michael Brown and Michael Hausenblas Replicating container images across regions in Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR) automatically has been one of the most asked features and we’re glad to be able to share the good news with you: it has landed. Where previously you had to implement the replication yourself you can now leave the […]

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High level architecture

Ship and visualize your Istio virtual service traces with AWS X-Ray

AWS X-Ray is a managed distributed tracing system that helps customers gain end-to-end visibility of requests and provides rich visualization of connected services. This post will show how customers can integrate AWS X-Ray as a backend for Zipkin traces generated from services in a Istio service mesh.

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AWS Step Functions state machine

Introducing AWS Step Functions integration with Amazon EKS

This is my first post on AWS Container Blog since I joined AWS and I could not be more excited to talk about two technologies now working together: Serverless and Kubernetes, or more specifically AWS Step Functions and Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service. In my previous role, I envisioned to build a web application that would […]

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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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Accelerate modernization of your application using App2Container

Introduction Many enterprises want to modernize their existing applications and containerize them to minimize disruptions that could stem from clunky, outdated and unscalable legacy systems. These enterprises need tools to simplify the containerization process of existing Java and .NET applications and increase operational efficiency, harmonize CI/CD processes, and increase agility. AWS App2Container (A2C) enables companies […]

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Integrating cross VPC ECS cluster for enhanced security with AWS App Mesh

Customers often have applications owned by different teams in different Amazon ECS clusters. Alternatively, they may have many applications running in Amazon EC2 and some in Amazon ECS. Additionally, the applications may be running in their own VPCs in each cluster. In all these cases, it is harder to get consistent connectivity, observability, and security […]

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