AWS Compute

Optimizing NGINX load balancing on Amazon EC2 A1 instances

In a previous post, Optimizing Network Intensive Workloads on Amazon EC2 A1 Instances , I provided general guidance on tuning network-intensive workloads on A1 instances using Memcached as the example use case. NGINX is another network-intensive application that, like Memcached, […]

AWS Compute

Announcing improved VPC networking for AWS Lambda functions

We’re excited to announce a major improvement to how AWS Lambda functions work with your Amazon VPC networks. With today’s launch, you will see dramatic improvements to function startup performance and more efficient usage of elastic network interfaces. These improvements […]

AWS Compute

Deploying GitOps with Weave Flux and Amazon EKS

You have countless options for deploying resources into an Amazon EKS cluster. GitOps—a term coined by Weaveworks—provides some substantial advantages over the alternatives. With only Git as the single, central source for controlling deployment into your cluster, GitOps provides easy […]