Tag: managed node groups

Deploying Amazon EKS Windows managed node groups

Introduction To help customers run their Windows applications in a more streamlined manner, we launched the support for Amazon EKS Managed Node Group (MNG) support for Windows containers on December 15, 2022. Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) MNGs automate the provisioning and lifecycle management of nodes (Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud [Amazon EC2] instances) for […]

Title: Seamlessly migrate workloads from EKS well-managed node group to EKS-managed node groups

Seamlessly migrate workloads from EKS self-managed node group to EKS-managed node groups

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) managed service makes it easy to run Kubernetes on AWS without needing to install, operate, and maintain your own Kubernetes control plane. When Amazon EKS was made generally available in 2018, it supported self-managed node groups. With self-managed node groups, customers are responsible for configuring the Amazon Elastic Compute […]

Leveraging Amazon EKS managed node group with placement group for low latency critical applications

Our customers have been asking how to host their low-latency applications with high throughput such as stock-trading applications and financial market workloads on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS), particularly with the EKS managed node group offering. In this blog post, we introduce the concept of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) placement groups, and […]

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 provisioning and managing EC2 Spot Instances in managed node groups

This post was contributed by Ran Sheinberg, Principal Solutions Architect and Deepthi Chelupati, Sr Product Manager Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) makes it easy to run upstream, secure, and highly available Kubernetes clusters on AWS. In 2019, support for managed node groups was added, with EKS provisioning and managing the underlying EC2 Instances (worker […]

Creating Kubernetes Auto Scaling Groups for Multiple Availability Zones

Kubernetes is a scalable container orchestrator that helps you build fault-tolerant, cloud native applications. It can handle automatic container placement, scale up and down, and provision resources for your containers to run. While Kubernetes can take care of many things, it can’t solve problems it doesn’t know about. Usually these are called unknown unknowns and […]

Introducing launch template and custom AMI support in Amazon EKS Managed Node Groups

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) now supports EC2 Launch Templates and custom AMIs for managed node groups. When combined, these new features provide flexible configuration and customization options for Amazon EC2 instances which are managed as Kubernetes nodes by EKS. This enables you to leverage the simplicity of managed node provisioning and lifecycle management features […]