Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS)

The most trusted way to start, run, and scale Kubernetes

Automatically detect and replace unhealthy control plane nodes, achieve a 99.95% uptime SLA, and easily observe your Kubernetes clusters.

Reduce costs with efficient compute resource provisioning and automatic Kubernetes application scaling.

Ensure a more secure Kubernetes environment with security patches automatically applied to your cluster’s control plane.

How it works

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) is a managed container service to run and scale Kubernetes applications in the cloud or on-premises.
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  • Deploy applications with Amazon EKS in the cloud
  • How Amazon EKS works
  • Deploy applications with Amazon EKS anywhere
  • How Amazon EKS works
  • Deploy applications with your own tools
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Use cases

Deploy across hybrid environments

Manage your Kubernetes clusters and applications in hybrid environments and run Kubernetes in your data centers.


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Model machine learning (ML) workflows

Efficiently run distributed training jobs using the latest Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) GPU-powered instances, including Inferentia, and deploy training and inferences using Kubeflow.

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Build and run web applications


Create applications that automatically scale up and down and run in a highly available configuration across multiple Availability Zones (AZs) with out-of-the-box networking and security integrations.

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How to get started

Start building with the online workshop

Explore multiple ways to configure VPC, ALB, and EC2 Kubernetes workers, and Amazon EKS.

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Connect with an expert


From sales inquiries to ongoing operation, get the right support at the right time.

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Learn about customers using Amazon EKS

See how global companies are using EKS to run sensitive, mission critical applications

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