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Category: Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service

Migrating X-Ray tracing to AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry

In the context of containerized microservices, we face the challenge of being able to tell where along the request path things happen and efficiently drill into signals and logs. As a developer, you don’t want to fly blind and one popular way to provide these insights is distributed tracing. In this post we walk through […]

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Integrating EC2 macOS workers with EKS and Jenkins

Kicking off re:Invent 2020, VP of EC2 at AWS, Dave Brown, introduced an all new Amazon EC2 Mac instance. This new Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance allows developers to build, test, package, and sign Xcode applications for the Apple platforms including macOS, iOS, iPadOS, tvOS, watchOS, and Safari. One common question I hear from […]

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How Falco uses Prow on AWS for open source testing

This post was co-written with Leo Di Donato, an open source software engineer at Sysdig in the Office of the CTO. Kubernetes has seen massive growth in the past few years. However, with all growth comes growing pains, and CI/CD has brought a few interesting problems to the space, especially for the open source community. […]

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How AWS Partners can help you get started with EKS-D

In case you missed it, last week during the re:Invent keynote, Andy Jassy announced Amazon EKS Anywhere, a new deployment option for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) that enables you to easily create and operate Kubernetes clusters on-premises thanks to the launch of Amazon EKS Distro (EKS-D). EKS-D is a Kubernetes distribution based on […]

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Introducing Amazon EKS Distro (EKS-D)

This post was contributed by Allan Naim, Chandler Hoisington, Raja Jadeja, Micah Hausler, and Michael Hausenblas. Today we announced Amazon EKS Distro (EKS-D), a Kubernetes distribution based on and used by Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) to create reliable and secure Kubernetes clusters. With EKS-D, you can rely on the same versions of Kubernetes […]

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etcd gets ready to graduate

Update: On November 24, 2020 the Cloud Native Computing Foundation announced etcd graduation. Etcd, a distributed key-value store that helps powers projects such as Kubernetes, is set to join the ranks of the most critical and recognizable projects for open source computing. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), the non-profit foundation that serves as the […]

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Virtual GPU device plugin for inference workloads in Kubernetes

Machine learning (ML) has become a centerpiece for enterprise transformation. AWS provides a broad and deep set of ML capabilities for builders with all levels of expertise. Developers with no prior ML experience can seamlessly build sophisticated AI-driven applications using AWS AI services. Developers and data scientists can use Amazon SageMaker, a managed machine learning […]

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Using the K3s Kubernetes distribution in an Amazon EKS CI/CD pipeline

Modern microservices application stack, CI/CD pipeline, Kubernetes as orchestrator, hundreds or thousands of deployments per day—this all sounds good, until you realize that your Kubernetes development or staging environments are messed up by these deployments, and changes done by one developer team are affecting your developer team’s Kubernetes environment. In this post, we will walk […]

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Improving HA and long-term storage for Prometheus using Thanos on EKS with S3

Prometheus is an open source systems monitoring and alerting toolkit that is widely adopted as a standard monitoring tool with self-managed and provider-managed Kubernetes. Prometheus provides many useful features, such as dynamic service discovery, powerful queries, and seamless alert notification integration. Beyond certain scale, however, problems arise when basic Prometheus capabilities do not meet requirements […]

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Dgraph on AWS: Setting up a horizontally scalable graph database

This article is a guest post from Jaoquin Menchaca, an SRE at Dgraph. Dgraph is an open source, distributed graph database, built for production environments, and written entirely in Go. Dgraph is fast, transactional, sharded, and distributed (joins, filters, sorts), consistently replicated with Raft, and provides fault tolerance with synchronous replication and horizontal scalability. The […]

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