Containers

re:Invent 2021: AWS Containers track

In 2021, re:Invent offers an in-person and virtual conference experience for our attendees. The in-person part of the event will be held in Las Vegas from November 29, 2021 – December 3, 2021. Attendees for the virtual event can register for free and will have access to a subset of the sessions over the virtual […]

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Deploy applications in AWS App Runner with GitHub Actions

Overview AWS App Runner is a fully managed service that makes it easy for developers to quickly deploy containerized web applications and APIs at scale and with no prior infrastructure experience required. Starting with the source code or a container image, App Runner will automatically build, scale, and secure the web application in the AWS […]

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Migrating Amazon EKS clusters from gp2 to gp3 EBS volumes

Kubernetes (sometimes referred to as K8s) is an open-source container orchestration engine and a fast-growing project hosted by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). K8s has a massive adoption on premises and in the cloud for running stateless and stateful containerized workloads. Stateful workloads require persistent storage. To support on-premises and cloud-provider-related infrastructure like storage […]

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Creating custom Amazon Machine Images with the ECS-optimized AMI Build Recipes

Customers running their container workloads on Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) have a choice of AWS Fargate and also using Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances with the Amazon ECS-optimized AMI. One of the requests (issue #176) that our customers submitted, was to allow them to create their own ECS Amazon Machine Image (AMI). Today […]

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Introducing Amazon ECS Exec to access your Windows containers on Amazon EC2

Today, we are launching the Amazon ECS Exec functionality for Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) customers running Windows containers on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). This feature enables you to run commands in or get a shell to a container running on Amazon EC2. In this blog post, we will walk through the […]

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Build and deploy a Spring Boot application to AWS App Runner with a CI/CD pipeline using Terraform

Introduction Spring Boot is a leading open-source framework for building Java-based web applications. It is designed to get you up and running as quickly as possible, with minimal configuration. Its opinionated take on production-ready applications makes implementing modern best practices intuitive and easy. AWS App Runner is a fully managed container application service that makes it […]

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Bottlerocket, A Year in the Life

With the recent launch of Bottlerocket support for Managed Node Groups in Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS), I wanted to take the opportunity to talk about Bottlerocket and its features. At a previous point in my career, I was one of many engineers working on a commercial UNIX operating system. Linux established itself as […]

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Introducing AWS App Mesh Metrics Extension

Today, we are excited to announce that the AWS App Mesh metrics extension is now generally available. With App Mesh metrics extension, customers can collect, aggregate, and filter App Mesh specific metrics that are meaningful and aid in debugging while benefiting from reduced usage costs. App Mesh metrics extension is available to all customers running […]

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Leveraging Amazon EKS managed node group with placement group for low latency critical applications

Our customers have been asking how to host their low-latency applications with high throughput such as stock-trading applications and financial market workloads on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS), particularly with the EKS managed node group offering. In this blog post, we introduce the concept of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) placement groups, and […]

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Deploying Containerized Application on AWS Outposts with Amazon EKS

AWS Outposts delivers AWS-designed infrastructure, services, APIs and tool to customer on-premises locations. Primary use-cases are applications that require low latency, local data processing or need to meet data residency requirements. Outpost connects back to a home Region the customer selects through a connection called the Service Link. It is operated, monitored, and managed by […]

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