AWS Open Source Blog

Category: Compute

Demystifying ENTRYPOINT and CMD in Docker

中文版 – As you begin your Docker container creation journey, you might find yourself faced with a puzzling question: Should your Dockerfile contain an ENTRYPOINT instruction, a CMD instruction, or both? In this post, I discuss the differences between the two in detail, and explain how best to use them in various use cases you […]

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Kata Containers 1.5 Release with Support for Firecracker

中文版 – Firecracker was announced at re:Invent 2018. It provides security and isolation of virtual machines along with fast startup times and density of containers. It provides a cloud-native hypervisor for running containers safely and efficiently. In this post, Eric Ernst from the Kata Containers project explains how Firecracker meets a need in their community […]

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etcd is Now a CNCF Incubating Project

etcd is a distributed key value store that provides a reliable way to manage the coordination state of distributed systems. etcd was first announced in June 2013 by CoreOS (part of Red Hat as of 2018). Since its adoption as part of Kubernetes in 2014, etcd has become a fundamental part of the Kubernetes cluster […]

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Announcing EKS Support in mu

中文版 Getting started with application development on Amazon EKS can require you to create the Kubernetes cluster, code repos, and configure deployment pipelines to continuously push code changes to the cluster. In this post, Casey Lee of Stelligent shows how mu, an open source tool, can be used to simplify the declaration and administration of […]

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Rust Runtime for AWS Lambda

中文版 AWS Lambda, which makes it easy for developers to run code for virtually any type of application or backend service with zero administration, has just announced the Runtime APIs. The Runtime APIs define an HTTP-based specification of the Lambda programming model which can be implemented in any programming language. To accompany the API launch, […]

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Announcing the Firecracker Open Source Technology: Secure and Fast microVM for Serverless Computing

中文版 New Challenges for Virtualization Today, our customers can use serverless computing to build applications without worrying about provisioning or managing infrastructure. Developers can package their code as serverless containers with AWS Fargate or serverless functions with AWS Lambda. Our customers tell us they love the low operational overhead of serverless, and we believe it […]

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AWS at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018 is shaping up to be the largest gathering of the cloud native open source community in 2018. Besides being in our hometown of Seattle, KubeCon is a great opportunity to learn about the latest technologies and techniques for building modern, cloud native applications. AWS will be at KubeCon with […]

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Kubernetes Ingress with AWS ALB Ingress Controller

Note: This post has been updated in January, 2020, to reflect new best practices in container security since we launched native least-privileges support at the pod level, and the instructions have been updated for the latest controller version. You can also learn about Using ALB Ingress Controller with Amazon EKS on Fargate. Kubernetes Ingress is […]

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