Tag: managed node groups

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 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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