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Category: Amazon Elastic Container Service

Why Jenkins still continuously serves developers

For an estimated 15 million developers, Jenkins is synonymous with countless iterations of collectible stickers of the iconic, non-assuming butler that have adorned their laptops all over the world. The butler is representative of the ubiquitous open source continuous integration (CI) technology that has quietly automated an endless set of development tasks for well over […]

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Automating your ECS container architecture deployments with ECS ComposeX

This is a guest post by a third-party author. John Preston is an experienced solution architect who enjoys development and who has spent time working on and open sourcing the automation of AWS architecture deployments, including the ECS ComposeX open source project. In this post, John talks about the motivation for this project, and how […]

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Managing secrets deployment in Kubernetes using Sealed Secrets

Kubernetes is an open source system for automating the deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. It is especially suitable for building and deploying cloud-native applications on a massive scale, leveraging the elasticity of the cloud. Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) is a managed service for running a production-grade, highly available Kubernetes cluster on […]

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Getting started with Jitsi, an open source web conferencing solution

Teams across the world are looking for solutions that help them to work and collaborate online in these unprecedented times. There are many options that customers have, so this post will help provide you with some options if you are looking. Many teams choose to use managed solutions to enable collaboration. If your business needs […]

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Connecting AWS managed services to your Argo CD pipeline with open source Crossplane

This article is a guest post from Dan Mangum, a software engineer at Upbound. Cloud infrastructure is maturing rapidly, enabling businesses to take advantage of new architectures and services alongside applications running on Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS). Infrastructure teams find that they are managing both traditional cloud environments, using tools such as AWS […]

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How to integrate AWS Lambda with Spinnaker

In mid-2018, AWS began contributing to an exciting open source project, Spinnaker from Netflix. Spinnaker is a cloud-based continuous delivery platform for releasing software changes rapidly and reliably. Spinnaker enables developers to focus on writing code and deploying their applications without having to worry about the underlying infrastructure. It integrates seamlessly with tools such as […]

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Splitting an application’s logs into multiple streams: a Fluent tutorial

Not all logs are of equal importance. Some require real-time analytics, others simply need to be stored long term so that they can be analyzed if needed. In this tutorial, I will show three different methods by which you can “fork” a single application’s stream of logs into multiple streams which can be parsed, filtered, […]

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Continuous delivery of container applications to AWS Fargate with GitHub Actions

At the day two keynote of the GitHub Universe 2019 conference on Nov 14, Amazon Web Services announced that we have open sourced four new GitHub Actions for Amazon ECS and ECR. Using these GitHub Actions, developers and DevOps engineers can easily set up continuous delivery pipelines in their code repositories on GitHub, deploying container workloads to Amazon Elastic Container […]

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Building Spinnaker features for Amazon ECS

For the past year, AWS Container Services has been contributing to Amazon ECS support in Spinnaker, the popular cloud-based continuous delivery platform. Originally open sourced by Netflix in 2015, Spinnaker has become a compelling CI/CD solution for customers looking to standardize their deployment process across multiple platforms and integrate with existing tools like Jenkins or […]

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Centralized Container Logging with Fluent Bit

by Wesley Pettit and Michael Hausenblas AWS is built for builders. Builders are always looking for ways to optimize, and this applies to application logging. Not all logs are of equal importance. Some require real-time analytics, others simply need to be stored long-term so that they can be analyzed if needed. It’s therefore critical to […]

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