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How to deploy Spinnaker Keel on Amazon EKS

Originally open sourced by Netflix in 2015, Spinnaker is a continuous delivery platform for releasing software changes rapidly and reliably. Spinnaker provides the flexibility to deploy applications on virtual machines running in the cloud or in your container platform of choice, such as Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) or Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon […]

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Migrating X-Ray tracing to AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry

In the context of containerized microservices, we face the challenge of being able to tell where along the request path things happen and efficiently drill into signals. As a developer, you don’t want to fly blind and one popular way to provide these insights is distributed tracing. In this post we walk through migrating a […]

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How Falco uses Prow on AWS for open source testing

This post was co-written with Leo Di Donato, an open source software engineer at Sysdig in the Office of the CTO. Kubernetes has seen massive growth in the past few years. However, with all growth comes growing pains, and CI/CD has brought a few interesting problems to the space, especially for the open source community. […]

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How to integrate AWS Lambda with Spinnaker

In mid-2018, AWS began 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 enables developers to focus on writing code and deploying their applications without having to worry about the underlying infrastructure. It integrates seamlessly with tools such as […]

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Splitting an application’s logs into multiple streams: a Fluent tutorial

Not all logs are of equal importance. Some require real-time analytics, others simply need to be stored long term so that they can be analyzed if needed. In this tutorial, I will show three different methods by which you can “fork” a single application’s stream of logs into multiple streams which can be parsed, filtered, […]

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architecture for continuous delivery with Spinnaker on Amazon EKS.

Continuous Delivery using Spinnaker on Amazon EKS

I work closely with partners, helping them to architect solutions on AWS for their customers. Customers running their microservices-based applications on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) are looking for guidance on architecting complete end-to-end Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment/Delivery (CD) pipelines using Jenkins and Spinnaker. The benefits of using Jenkins include that it […]

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Deploying Spark jobs on Amazon EKS

UPDATE, March 2021: This blog post describes how to deploy self-managed Apache Spark jobs on Amazon EKS. AWS now provides a fully managed service with Amazon EMR on Amazon EKS. This new deployment option allows customers to automate the provisioning and management of Spark on Amazon EKS, and benefit from advanced features such as Amazon […]

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Running secure workloads on EKS using Fairwinds Polaris

Getting configurations right, especially at scale, can be a challenging task in cloud-native land. Automation helps you to make that task more manageable. In this guest post from EJ Etherington, CTO for Fairwinds, we look at an open source tool that allows you to check your EKS cluster setup, providing you with a graphical overview […]

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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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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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