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Tag: Kubernetes

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 […]

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Getting started with Amazon EKS Anywhere

We are excited to announce the general availability of a new deployment option for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) called Amazon EKS Anywhere. EKS Anywhere allows customers to create and operate Kubernetes clusters supported by AWS on customer-managed infrastructure. It provides consistent, automated cluster management for your hybrid needs. There are no upfront commitments […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Building a fault tolerant architecture with a Bulkhead Pattern on AWS App Mesh

When packaging and deploying APIs into containers services, it is common for each service to serve more than one responsibility or many downstream dependencies. In such scenarios, the failure during the execution of one responsibility can often spread to the entire application and causing a systemic failure. Let’s look at an example: imagine an e-commerce […]

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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 […]

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Planning Kubernetes Upgrades with Amazon EKS

In February, Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) released support for Kubernetes version 1.19. We announced this through the usual mechanisms with our What’s New post and updates in Amazon EKS documentation. After some conversations both internally and with our customers, we have decided to start regular AWS Containers blog posts on Amazon EKS Kubernetes […]

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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, […]

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Policy-based countermeasures for Kubernetes – Part 2

Choosing the Right Policy-As-Code Solution In Part 1 of this series, we introduced the concept of policy-as-code (PaC), and discussed the following solutions: OPA, OPA/Gatekeeper and MagTape. In this post (Part 2) we will review the Kyverno and k-rail PaC solutions. For Kubernetes, there are several PaC solutions available in the open-source software (OSS) community. […]

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Policy-based countermeasures for Kubernetes – Part 1

Choosing the right policy-as-code solution This is Part 1 in a two part series where we discuss policy-as-code solutions. As more organizations adopt containerization as a delivery strategy, the need for automated security, compliance, and privacy controls that detect, prevent, reduce, and counteract known and unknown threats, has increased. Out of this increased need for […]

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