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Improvements for Amazon EKS Worker Node Provisioning

Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS) provides an optimized Amazon Machine Image (AMI) and AWS CloudFormation template that make it easy to provision worker nodes for your Amazon EKS cluster on AWS. These assets are both open source and available now on Github. In addition to the EKS Optimized AMI, the Packer by Hashicorp […]

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EKoSystem Day SF & NYC – Video Replay

Arun, Abby, Brent and I all had the opportunity over the last two months to emcee the two AWS EKoSystem Days, in San Francisco and New York. These events brought together the launch of Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes, EKS (San Francisco), and the four-year anniversary of Kubernetes’ release and three years of its […]

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AWS Open Source and More in Vancouver for OSSNA

Join us August 29-31, in Vancouver, BC, at Open Source Summit North America. Tracks this year cover a wide range of topics from Linux Systems, Cloud Native Applications, Blockchain, and AI, to Networking, Cloud Infrastructure, Open Source Leadership, Program Office Management, and more. Come by the AWS booth (#103) to chat with us and add […]

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Amazon VPC CNI Plugin Version 1.1 Now Available

The Amazon VPC Container Networking Interface (CNI) plugin allows Kubernetes pods to receive native AWS VPC IP addresses. Because the CNI plugin is a core part of Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS), the EKS team will continue to develop the project in collaboration with our partners and customers. Today, we are releasing version […]

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AWS EKoSystem Day, Kubernetes Birthday Edition: A Day with the EKS Community

from Saptak Sen, Product Manager, Container Services, Amazon Web Services: Kubernetes is turning three next weekend. To celebrate the upcoming birthday, please join us online or in New York for AWS EKoSytem Day on July 19, 2018, at 10 AM EST. At the launch of Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS), more than […]

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Tracing End-to-End Performance of Messaging Applications Built on Apache Kafka Using AWS X-Ray

Developers are using microservices architecture to build large and complex distributed applications. Distributed applications provide flexibility to isolate issues to a specific microservice, and optimize that microservice independent of other microservices. While such distributed applications scale well, it can be challenging to identify performance issues in disparate parts of the application. AWS X-Ray helps developers […]

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Sailing with Spinnaker on AWS

We have recently begun 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 makes it easier for developers to focus on writing code without having to worry about the underlying cloud infrastructure. It integrates seamlessly with tools such as […]

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Building a Data Processing Pipeline with Amazon Kinesis Data Streams and Kubeless

If you’re already running Kubernetes, FaaS (Functions as a Service) platforms on Kubernetes can help you leverage your existing investment in EC2 by enabling serverless computing. The real significance of such platforms, however, lies in the number of data sources that can trigger the deployed function. The first part of this two-part series introduced one […]

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eksctl: Amazon EKS Cluster with One Command

There are a number of ways to create a Kubernetes cluster using Amazon Elastic Container Service. eksctl gives you a simple, single, one-line command to bring up a cluster with a basic VPC, and completes the process by writing a new KUBECONFIG and deploying the aws-auth ConfigMap, allowing you to get up and running with […]

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Raising Helm – to Enterprise Scale

中文版 A typical application deployed to Kubernetes consists of multiple manifests such as Deployment and Service for each microservice. Deploying these individual manifests can be challenging – this is where package managers like Helm come to the rescue. This post from Baruch Sadogursky of JFrog provides a status update on what is being done to […]

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