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Managing Amazon EKS Clusters with Rancher

中文版 – Rancher is a popular open-source tool used by many organizations to manage Kubernetes clusters. Rancher has extended support for Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS). With this capability, Rancher users no longer need to directly manage their own Kubernetes clusters on AWS. Using Amazon EKS with Rancher combines the ease of […]

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Get Up and Running with Open Distro for Elasticsearch

中文版 – On March 11, 2019, we released Open Distro for Elasticsearch, a value-added distribution of Elasticsearch that is 100% open source (Apache 2.0 license) and supported by AWS. (See also Open Distro for Elasticsearch from Jeff Barr and Keeping Open Source Open – Open Distro for Elasticsearch from Adrian Cockcroft.) In addition to the source […]

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Deploying the AWS IAM Authenticator to kops

This post is an updated version of Deploying the Heptio Authenticator to kops. Heptio Authenticator has since been donated to the Kubernetes Special Interest Group (SIG) AWS, allowing the project to be collaboratively worked on. Now, instead of needing to manually configure the Authenticator, you can use kops primitives to deploy automatically when a cluster […]

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AWS Joins the GraphQL Foundation

中文版 – We are excited to announce that AWS is now part of the GraphQL Foundation, and we can’t wait to help the Foundation build an open and vibrant GraphQL community. Let me explain why this is so important for Amazon, AWS customers, and me personally. When Amazon moved from a monolithic architecture to small, […]

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Keeping Open Source Open – Open Distro for Elasticsearch

中文版 – At AWS, we focus on solving problems for customers. Over the years, customer usage and dependencies on open source technologies have been steadily increasing; this is why we’ve long been committed to open source, and our pace of contributions to open source projects – both our own and others’ – continues to accelerate. […]

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Using Open Policy Agent on Amazon EKS

中文版 – Open Policy Agent (OPA) is a Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) sandbox project designed to help you implement automated policies around pretty much anything, similar to the way the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) works. With OPA, you can write a very slimmed-down policy using a language called rego which is based […]

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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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AWS Service Broker with Ease – and Now for GovCloud

中文版 – AWS customers are increasingly asking for easier implementation across all services, so they can focus on what is important to their customers. In this post, we’ll explain some changes in the installation and configuration process for the AWS Service Broker which make it easier and faster to get up and running on your […]

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Amazon Corretto 8 Now Generally Available

  中文版 – Amazon Corretto 8, a no-cost, multiplatform, production-ready distribution of OpenJDK, is now Generally Available (Corretto 8 had been in preview since we announced it in November, 2018). Amazon runs Corretto internally on thousands of production services. We at Amazon are committed to keeping Java free. Since preview, we’ve listened to our customers […]

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Supporting The Apache Software Foundation

中文版 – At AWS, we are excited to support The Apache Software Foundation, championing an organization that is delivering software for public good. Apache’s software is core to much of the Internet and is used by many of our customers and community. We’re happy to kick off 2019 by increasing our support of The Apache […]

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