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Amazon EKS now supports Kubernetes 1.22

The Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) team is pleased to announce support for Kubernetes 1.22. Amazon EKS, Amazon EKS Distro, and Amazon EKS Anywhere can now run Kubernetes version 1.22. The upstream project theme for this release is “Reaching New Peaks.” The theme for the release, according to release lead Savitha Raghunathan, is due to what she […]

Protect Kubernetes workloads from Apache Log4j vulnerabilities

Log4j is among the most popular and highly used logging frameworks in Java-based applications. On December 9, 2021, the world became aware of zero-day vulnerabilities CVE-2021-44228 and CVE-2021-45105 affecting the popular Apache package. Any attacker who can control log messages or log message parameters can execute arbitrary code loaded from malicious LDAP servers when message […]

Amazon EKS launches IPv6 support

The ongoing growth of the internet, particularly in the fields of mobile applications, IoT, and application modernization, has led to an industry-wide move to IPv6. With 128 bits of address space, IPv6 can provide 340 undecillion IP addresses, compared to 4.3 billion IPv4 addresses. Over the last several years, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has added […]

Connect any Kubernetes cluster to Amazon EKS

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) now allows you to connect any Kubernetes cluster to AWS and visualize it in Amazon EKS via the AWS Management Console. You can connect any Kubernetes cluster, including Amazon EKS Anywhere clusters running on-premises, self-managed clusters on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), and other Kubernetes clusters running outside […]

Catching up with Managed Node Groups in Amazon EKS

Since its launch in 2018, Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) has continued to deliver upon and expand its mission to simplify the process of building, securing, operating, and maintaining Kubernetes clusters. The first realization of that mission was a managed Kubernetes control plane, swapping the heavy lifting of provisioning, curating, and assembling the various […]

Amazon EKS now supports Kubernetes 1.21

The Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) team is pleased to announce support for Kubernetes 1.21. I had the privilege of serving on the upstream release team for this release from January to April of 2021 and am excited for Amazon EKS customers to experience the “Power to the Community” release. Kubernetes runtime changes and […]

Fluentd considerations and actions required at scale in Amazon EKS

Fluentd is a popular open source project for streaming logs from Kubernetes pods to different backends aggregators like CloudWatch. It is often used with the kubernetes_metadata filter, a plugin for Fluentd. The filter enriches the logs with basic metadata such as the pod’s namespace, UUIDs, labels, and annotations. It collects this information by querying the […]

Amazon EKS 1.20 Released

The Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) team is pleased to announce support for Kubernetes 1.20. I had the privilege of serving on the upstream release team for this release from September to December of 2020 and am excited for Amazon EKS customers to experience “The Raddest Release” in all its glory. Kubernetes 1.20 Official […]

Using Dex & dex-k8s-authenticator to authenticate to Amazon EKS

This post was contributed by Márk Sági-Kazár, Jeremy Cowan, and Jimmy Ray. Introduction In an earlier post, Paavan Mistry introduced us to the OIDC identity provider (IdP) authentication for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS), a feature that allows you to use an OIDC identity provider with new or existing clusters. Before launching this feature, […]

Preparing for Kubernetes API deprecations when going from 1.15 to 1.16

The way that Kubernetes evolves and introduces new features is via its APIs. These APIs are versioned and features go through three phases: alpha, beta, and general availability (also known as stable). For users of Kubernetes this usually takes the form of an apiVersion version you are putting on the top of your YAML spec […]