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Category: Compute

EKS support for the EBS CSI driver

Today, we are announcing EKS support for the EBS Container Storage Interface driver, an initiative to create unified storage interfaces between container orchestrators such as Kubernetes and storage vendors like AWS. A History of Storage in Kubernetes As originally conceived, containers were a great fit for stateless applications. However, there was no provision for persistent […]

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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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Introducing fine-grained IAM roles for service accounts

Here at AWS we focus first and foremost on customer needs. In the context of access control in Amazon EKS, you asked in issue #23 of our public container roadmap for fine-grained IAM roles in EKS. To address this need, the community came up with a number of open source solutions, such as kube2iam, kiam, […]

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diagram: Network load balancer in front of the Ingress resource.

Using a Network Load Balancer with the NGINX Ingress Controller on Amazon EKS

Kubernetes Ingress is an API object that provides a collection of routing rules that govern how external/internal users access Kubernetes services running in a cluster. An ingress controller is responsible for reading the ingress resource information and processing it appropriately. As there are different ingress controllers that can do this job, it’s important to choose the right one for the type […]

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Amazon API Gateway for HPC job submission

AWS ParallelCluster simplifies the creation and the deployment of HPC clusters. Amazon API Gateway is a fully managed service that makes it easy for developers to create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure APIs at any scale. In this post we combine AWS ParallelCluster and Amazon API Gateway to allow an HTTP interaction with the scheduler. […]

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AWS ParallelCluster with AWS Directory Services Authentication

AWS ParallelCluster simplifies the creation and deployment of HPC clusters. In this post we combine ParallelCluster with AWS Directory Services to create a multi-user, POSIX-compliant system with centralized authentication and automated home directory creation. To grant only the minimum permissions to the nodes in the cluster, no AD configuration parameters or permissions are stored directly […]

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Best Practices for Running Ansys Fluent Using AWS ParallelCluster

Using HPC (high performance computing) to solve Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) challenges has become common practice. As the growth from HPC workstation to supercomputer has slowed over the last decade or two, compute clusters have increasingly taken the place of single, big SMP (shared memory processing) supercomputers, and have become the ‘new normal’. Another, more […]

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diagram: configure Gravitational’s (https://gravitational.com/) Teleport (https://gravitational.com/teleport/) as an authentication proxy for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS (https://aws.amazon.com/eks/)) using GitHub as the identity provider for authenticating users.

Authenticating to EKS Using GitHub Credentials with Teleport

July 15, 2020 update: Gravitational has updated the instructions for using Teleport with EKS to account for the latest changes in both products. Please see the Gravitational documentation for further details.  This post describes how to configure Gravitational’s Teleport as an authentication proxy for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS), using GitHub as the identity […]

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