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Amazon EKS improves control plane scaling and update speed by up to 4x

Amazon EKS improves control plane scaling and update speed by up to 4x

Years before Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) was released, our customers told us they wanted a service that would simplify Kubernetes management. Many of them were running self-managed clusters on Amazon Elastic Computer Cloud (EC2) and were having challenges upgrading, scaling, and maintaining the Kubernetes control plane. When EKS launched in 2018, it aimed to […]

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Self-service AWS native service adoption in OpenShift using ACK

AWS Controllers for Kubernetes (ACK) is an open-source project that allows you to define and create AWS resources directly from within OpenShift. Using ACK, you can take advantage of AWS-managed services to complement the application workloads running in OpenShift without needing to define resources outside of the cluster or run services that provide supporting capabilities like […]

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Diagram of Karpenter pods

Managing Pod Scheduling Constraints and Groupless Node Upgrades with Karpenter in Amazon EKS

Overview Karpenter is a high-performance Kubernetes cluster autoscaler that can help you autoscale your groupless nodes by letting you schedule layered constraints using the Provisioner API. Karpenter also makes node upgrades easy through the node expiry TTL value ttlSecondsUntilExpired. This blog post will walk you through all of the steps to make this possible, and […]

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Running Windows workloads on a private EKS cluster

Legacy applications in the automotive industry tend to run on Windows. Customers want to scale these workloads on Kubernetes alongside their Linux workloads. The automotive industry has a particularly high standard on security, and an Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) cluster with private endpoint is applicable to run their workloads. This blog post shows […]

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Rolling EC2 AMI updates with capacity providers in Amazon ECS

When deploying containers to Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), customers have choices as to what level of management they want or need to have over the cluster compute. First there is AWS Fargate, which is a serverless compute engine that removes the need for customers to provision and manage servers. This approach simplifies the […]

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Cost optimization for Kubernetes on AWS

Since publication, we reduced the price for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) by 50% to $0.10 per hour for each Kubernetes cluster that you run.  This post was contributed by AWS Container Hero, Casey Lee, Director of Engineering for Liatrio The combination of Amazon EKS for a managed Kubernetes control plane and Amazon EC2 for […]

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How to Run EKS Windows containers with group Managed Service Accounts (gMSA)

Windows-based networks commonly use Active Directory to facilitate authentication and authorization between users, computers, and other computer network resources. Traditionally, enterprise applications running on Windows platforms use either service accounts or Managed Service Accounts (MSA) for authentication and authorization. The use of service accounts brings with it the overhead of service account password management. In […]

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