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Why use Docker containers for machine learning development?

I like prototyping on my laptop, as much as the next person. When I want to collaborate, I push my code to GitHub and invite collaborators. And when I want to run experiments and need more compute power, I rent CPU and GPU instances in the cloud, copy my code and dependencies over, and run […]

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Continuous Integration using Jenkins and HashiCorp Terraform on Amazon EKS

This blog post is the result of a collaboration between Amazon Web Services and HashiCorp. HashiCorp is an AWS Partner Network (APN) Advanced Technology Partner with AWS Competencies in both DevOps and Containers. Introduction Customers running microservices-based applications on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) are looking for guidance on architecting complete end-to-end Continuous Integration […]

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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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Using GraalVM to Build Minimal Docker Images for Java Applications

Optimizing the size of Docker images has several benefits. One of these is faster deployment times, which is very important if your application needs to scale out quickly to respond to an unexpected traffic burst. In this post, I’ll show you an interesting approach for optimizing Docker images for Java applications, which also helps to […]

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Using Pod Security Policies with Amazon EKS Clusters

You asked for it and with Kubernetes 1.13 we have enabled it:  Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS) now supports Pod Security Policies. In this post we will review what PSPs are, how to enable them in the Kubernetes control plane and how to use them, from both the cluster admin and the developer perspective. What is a Pod Security Policy and […]

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 […]