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Category: Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service

Unlocking Insights: Turning Application Logs into Actionable Metrics

Modern software development teams understand the importance of observability as a critical aspect of building reliable and resilient applications. By implementing observability practices, software teams can proactively identify issues, uncover performance bottlenecks, and enhance system reliability. However, it is a fairly recent trend and still lacks industry-wide adoption. As organizations standardize on containers, they often […]

Announcing Amazon CloudWatch Container Insights for Amazon EKS Windows Workloads Monitoring

Monitoring containerized applications requires precision and efficiency. As your applications scale, collecting and summarizing application and infrastructure metrics from your applications can be challenging. One way to handle this challenge is using Amazon CloudWatch Container Insights which is a single-click native monitoring tool provided by AWS. Amazon CloudWatch Container Insights helps customers collect, aggregate, and summarize […]

Enhance Kubernetes Operational Visibility with AWS Chatbot

Many customers run their mission critical container workloads on Amazon Web Services (AWS)  using Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS). One of the key focus areas for them is to analyze and act on operational events quickly. Getting real-time visibility into performance issues, traffic spikes and infrastructure events can enable teams to quickly address issues and […]

Monitoring GPU workloads on Amazon EKS using AWS managed open-source services

As machine learning (ML) workloads continue to grow in popularity, many customers are looking to run them on Kubernetes with graphics processing unit (GPU) support. Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances powered by NVIDIA GPUs deliver the scalable performance needed for fast ML training and cost-effective ML inference. Monitoring GPU utilization gives valuable information for researchers working […]

Announcing Amazon CloudWatch Container Insights with Enhanced Observability for Amazon EKS on EC2

Announcing Amazon CloudWatch Container Insights with Enhanced Observability for Amazon EKS on EC2

Amazon CloudWatch Container Insights is a fully managed monitoring and observability service that provides DevOps engineers, developers, SREs, and IT managers with out-of-the-box visibility into their containerized applications and microservice environments. With Amazon CloudWatch Container Insights, you can monitor, isolate, and diagnose issues in your Kubernetes clusters with minimal effort. It delivers infrastructure telemetry like […]

Monitor Amazon EKS Control Plane metrics using AWS Open Source monitoring services

Have you encountered situations where your Kubernetes API calls are constantly throttled by the control plane? Did you see the 429 HTTP response code “Too many requests” all over the place and have no clue on what’s wrong with your cluster? In this blog post, we will talk about monitoring some of the key metrics […]

Monitoring version compliance of Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service by using AWS Config

Monitoring version compliance of Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service by using AWS Config

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Services (Amazon EKS) provides a managed Kubernetes service, simplifying cluster operations by offloading undifferentiated heavy lifting to AWS. With the Kubernetes release cycle of a new release every 4 months, customers have difficulty in keeping their EKS clusters up-to-date, especially across multiple AWS accounts. Additionally, keeping track of EKS version will aid your […]

Migrating to Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus with the Prometheus Operator

The Prometheus Operator allows cluster administrators to manage Prometheus clusters running in Kubernetes. It makes it easy to deploy and manage Prometheus via native Kubernetes components. In this blog post, I will demonstrate how you can deploy Prometheus via the Prometheus Operator, and how you can easily migrate your monitoring workloads to take advantage of […]

Announcing AWS CDK Observability Accelerator for Amazon EKS

Today we are happy to announce the all-new AWS CDK Observability Accelerator – a set of opinionated modules to help you set up observability for your AWS environments with AWS Native services and AWS-managed observability services such as Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus, Amazon Managed Grafana, AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) and Amazon CloudWatch. AWS […]

Using Curated Packages and AWS managed Open Source services to observe your On Premises Kubernetes environment

Customers who run containerized workloads on Kubernetes clusters on their hardware use Amazon EKS Anywhere (Amazon EKS-A). Customers look for prescriptive guidance for the observability of their modern applications running on EKS-A. Using AWS-managed open-source services such as AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT), Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus, and Amazon Managed Grafana helps customers to offload […]