Containers

Tag: Fargate

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to modernize their existing applications and containerize them to minimize disruptions that could stem from clunky, outdated and unscalable legacy systems.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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Cost Optimization Checklist for Amazon ECS and AWS Fargate

This post was contributed by Charu Khurana, Senior Solutions Architect, and John Formento, Solutions Architect. Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) with the AWS Fargate launch type is a powerful, cloud native, container service that allows customers to create container-based workloads in a matter of minutes without managing the underlying infrastructure. Even with the serverless […]

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How Affirm uses AWS Fargate and Apache Airflow to manage batch jobs

This post was contributed by Greg Sterin, Senior Staff Software Engineer, Affirm. Affirm’s mission is to deliver honest financial products that improve lives. Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly, giving consumers the flexibility to buy now and pay later without any hidden fees or compounding interest. Affirm’s Platform Engineering team […]

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Amazon Elastic Beanstalk introduces support for shared load balancers

AWS customers love using managed services because they can offload the undifferentiated heavy lifting associated with deploying applications while they focus on innovating to support their business. Throughout the years, this is why so many customers have opted to use Amazon Elastic Beanstalk to deploy their software artifacts. Customers can pick a runtime environment, point […]

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AWS Copilot: an application-first CLI for containers on AWS

On July 9, 2020, we introduced AWS Copilot, a new command line interface (CLI) to build, release, and operate production ready containerized applications on Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) and AWS Fargate. In this post, I walk you through the design tenets of the CLI, why we chose them, how they map to Copilot […]

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Container DevSecOps with AWS CodePipeline using Hadolint and Anchore Engine

Many organizations are or are considering migrating their applications and/or software to containers over traditional virtual machines given that they are incredibly fast, easy to maintain, have simpler deployment lifecycles, and are much easier to spin up and down. This can greatly reduce the cost and increase efficiency. For a secure container life cycle management, […]

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Saving money a pod at a time with EKS, Fargate, and AWS Compute Savings Plans

At re:Invent 2019, we announced the ability to deploy Kubernetes pods on AWS Fargate via Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS). Since then we’ve seen customers rapidly adopt the Kubernetes API to deploy pods onto Fargate, the AWS serverless infrastructure for running containers. This allows them to get rid of a lot of the undifferentiated […]

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AWS Fargate now supports UDP load balancing with Network Load Balancer

From machine learning inference to gaming, from web hosting to batch processing, customers are using AWS Fargate to innovate faster and build products without maintaining servers. Many of you told us how important it is for you to run UDP-based applications in Fargate in AWS containers roadmap issue #445. User Datagram Protocol, more popularly known […]

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Service connectivity inside and outside the mesh using AWS App Mesh (ECS/Fargate)

AWS Customer: We want to pursue service mesh and establish a separate application-networking layer for efficiently handling our microservices applications. However, we want to meshify only a subset of our microservices and gradually add other services to the mesh as we get comfortable with the configurations. What are the recommended approaches to handle service to […]

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How to capture application logs when using Amazon EKS on AWS Fargate

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) now allows you to run your applications on AWS Fargate. You can run Kubernetes pods without having to provision and manage EC2 instances. Because Fargate runs every pod in VM-isolated environment, the concept of daemonsets currently doesn’t exist in Fargate. Therefore to capture application logs when using Fargate, you […]

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