Category: AWS

What is the AWS Step Functions
By: Date: 26/04/2022 Categories: AWS,AWScommunity Tags:

It allows the user to define state machines (workflows) that connect various tasks (states). To make it easy, AWS provides a Workflow Studio that simplifies the definition step of the workflows. There are two options for workflow types: Standard Express Besides all the differences defined in the documentation, an important one for Hybrid architectures is the Activity support: In…

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Configuring HTTPS Endpoints on AWS Lambda Functions with AWS Lambda Function URLs
By: Date: 20/04/2022 Categories: AWS,AWScommunity Tags:

Introduction There are a few things to consider when deciding when to use a function URL versus building an API Gateway endpoint. Function URLs are best suited for single-function microservices with a public endpoint that doesn’t require the advanced functionality of API Gateway. Function URLs can be used to apply the following patterns: Mono-Lambda APIs:…

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Creating an Elastic Beanstalk App & Environment
By: Date: 18/04/2022 Categories: AWS Tags:

Introduction Since you will be performing both a rolling and blue-green deployment in this lab, it makes sense to use the best tool AWS makes available for the job. For controlled deployments and efficient deployment services of code on EC2 instances, AWS Elastic Beanstalk provides a superior interaction model and developer tools experience. In this lab…

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Amazon ECR Pulling an Image
By: Date: 04/04/2022 Categories: AWS,AWScommunity Tags:

To run a Docker image that is available in Amazon ECR, you can pull it to your local environment with the docker pull command.   1. From an EC2 instance/Workstation, run the below command as mentioned here [1] to install AWS CLI       ———–       curl “https://awscli.amazonaws.com/awscli-exe-linux-x86_64.zip” -o “awscliv2.zip”       unzip awscliv2.zip       sudo ./aws/install       ———– …

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AMAZON WEB SERVICES Announcements January 2022
By: Date: 08/02/2022 Categories: AWS Tags:

AMAZON WEB SERVICES Announcements January 2022   www.learn2skills.com what’s new for you Featured Announcements   Amazon EMR on EKS releases Custom Image Validation Tool to simplify testing of your customized docker container images Amazon ECS launches new simplified console experience for creating ECS clusters and task definitions Amazon RDS Proxy is now available in 8…

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AWS- Announcements December 2021
By: Date: 25/12/2021 Categories: AWS Tags:

AMAZON WEB SERVICES by Learn2Skills News Updated- December-2021 what’s new for you Featured Announcements Amazon EC2 C6i instances are now available in 10 additional regions Read More Amazon EC2 R6i instances are now available in 8 additional regions Read More Amazon EC2 M6i instances are now available in 2 additional regions Read More Amazon Nimble…

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Secure hybrid access to Amazon S3 using AWS PrivateLink #aws
By: Date: 04/11/2021 Categories: AWS Tags:

AWS PrivateLink for Amazon S3 enables on-premises applications to privately and securely access Amazon S3 over AWS Direct Connect private virtual interface or AWS Site to Site VPN. The Interface VPC Endpoints for Amazon S3 allow security administrators to control which users can access which data in S3 from on premises and cross-Region using their own private IP addresses over a…

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Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS: private clusters with AWS PrivateLink
By: Date: 03/11/2021 Categories: amazonwebservices,AWS Tags:

Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS (ROSA) clusters can be deployed in a few ways, public, private, and private with PrivateLink. Public and private clusters both have the OpenShift cluster accessible to the internet and define whether the application workloads running on OpenShift are private or not. However, there are customers with a requirement for both the…

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Building containers images for AWS Marketplace containers-based product with AWS CodePipeline
By: Date: 26/10/2021 Categories: AWS Tags:

AWS Marketplace simplifies the way customers find, subscribe, and deploy software that runs on AWS. At Re:invent 2018, AWS Marketplace for Containers was launched for customers to discover and buy container products in AWS Marketplace. The product selection spans categories such as high-performance computing, security, and developer tools. In December 2020, AWS Marketplace announced an…

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Running GPU-based container applications with Amazon ECS Anywhere
By: Date: 10/10/2021 Categories: amazonwebservices,AWS Tags:

Tens of thousands of customers have already migrated their on-premises workloads to the cloud for the past decade, however we’ve also seen a number of workloads that are not simply able to move to the cloud. Rather, those workloads are needed to remain on-premise due to data residency, network latency, regulatory, or compliance considerations. Back…

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Connect any Kubernetes cluster to Amazon EKS
By: Date: 19/09/2021 Categories: AWS Tags:

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) now allows you to connect any Kubernetes cluster to AWS and visualize it in Amazon EKS via the AWS Management Console. You can connect any Kubernetes cluster, including Amazon EKS Anywhere clusters running on-premises, self-managed clusters on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), and other Kubernetes clusters running outside…

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Getting started with Amazon EKS Anywhere
By: Date: 11/09/2021 Categories: AWS Tags:

Many customers operate their own data centers for data residency, latency, regulatory, or compliance considerations. With EKS Anywhere, you get Amazon optimized defaults for cluster configuration, machine operating systems, and 3rd-party integrations. These optimizations let you focus on your business innovations rather than complex component compatibility or disparate deployments between your on-premises and cloud environments….

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Migrating from HashiCorp Packer to EC2 Image Builder
By: Date: 05/09/2021 Categories: AWS Tags:

Customers often ask how to migrate their Windows and Linux operating system golden image build factory configured in Hashicorp Packer over to Amazon EC2 Image Builder so they can be free from the operational management of their build infrastructure, reduce developer dependency, create re-usable components, and easily integrate with Amazon Web Services (AWS) native services for end-to-end automation and…

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Run multiple instances of SQL Server on one Amazon EC2 instance
By: Date: 05/09/2021 Categories: AWS Tags:

How to install multiple instances of SQL Server (of the same or different version) on a single Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance. The information in this post applies to all supported SQL Server versions and editions on EC2. Solution overview When you install SQL Server for the first time, the installation is the default MSSQLServer instance. You…

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Using AWS Lambda to enable static IP addresses for Application Load Balancers
By: Date: 23/08/2021 Categories: AWS Tags:

Update: On July 15, 2021, AWS Lambda will deprecate Python 2.7 as a supported runtime, formally ending our Python 2.7 support. The Lambda function and CloudFormation in this blog post have been updated to use Python3. You can use AWS Global Accelerator to get static IP addresses that act as a fixed entry point to your application endpoints in…

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Getting started with task networking on Amazon ECS with Windows containers
By: Date: 12/08/2021 Categories: AWS Tags:

In this post, we will walk through the steps for using awsvpc network mode for Windows containers running in Amazon ECS. Background: Previously, Windows tasks on Amazon ECS supported only default network mode, which relied on Docker’s default networking to set up the network stack for the containers. In the default network mode, all the containers are…

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Amazon EKS now supports Kubernetes 1.21
By: Date: 18/07/2021 Categories: AWS Tags:

Kubernetes runtime changes and EKS In version 1.20, Kubernetes deprecated Dockershim, which allows Kubernetes to use Docker as a container runtime. Docker is still fully functional, but users will need to migrate to a different container runtime before support is removed in a future Kubernetes release. We’ve been hard at work making sure there is a…

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AWS App Mesh ingress and route enhancements
By: Date: 18/06/2021 Categories: AWS Tags:

App Mesh is a fully managed service mesh and provides a logical boundary for network traffic between the services that reside within it. App Mesh standardizes how your services communicate, giving you end-to-end visibility and ensuring high availability for your applications. App Mesh, along with enabling a rich set of capabilities to manage east-west, inter-service…

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Introducing AWS App Runner
By: Date: 18/05/2021 Categories: AWS Tags:

App Runner provides per-second execution billing and everything you need to run secure production workloads. With a few clicks, you can have a container running with a public endpoint, verified TLS certificate, and automatic scaling. Through App Runner, you can bring your existing containers, or use the integrated container build service to go directly from…

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Using VPC Traffic Mirroring to monitor and secure your AWS infrastructure
By: Date: 18/03/2021 Categories: AWS Tags:

VPC Traffic Mirroring is an AWS feature used to copy network traffic from the elastic network interface of an EC2 instance to a target for analysis. This makes a variety of network-based monitoring and analytics solutions possible on AWS. By capturing the raw packet data required for content inspection, VPC Traffic Mirroring enables agentless methods for…

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Simplifying Global Network Architecture
By: Date: 18/11/2020 Categories: AWS Tags:

Deploying new applications and workloads can require big changes to your network. Read what the Enterprise Strategy Group found during their technical validation of AWS Transit Gateway. This report, Simplifying Global Network Architecture, dives into the tradeoffs and benefits of building networks with AWS Transit Gateway. It details their findings from technical validation with three customers using AWS…

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Advanced Troubleshooting with AWS Transit Gateway Network Manager Route Analyzer
By: Date: 18/08/2020 Categories: AWS Tags:

In this article, we focus on advanced troubleshooting scenarios with middlebox appliances and SD-WAN in a global network on AWS. Middlebox appliances and SD-WAN A customer building a global network may wish to implement traffic inspection with their own network security appliances. Frequently this requirement is achieved through introduction of a transparent, middlebox appliance. AWS…

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