Common use cases in Amazon EKS - Amazon EKS
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Common use cases in Amazon EKS

Amazon EKS offers robust managed Kubernetes services on Amazon, designed to optimize containerized applications. The following are a few of the most common use cases of Amazon EKS, helping you leverage its strengths for your specific needs.

Deploying high-availability applications

Using Elastic Load Balancing, you can make sure that your applications are highly available across multiple Availability Zones.

Building microservices architectures

Use Kubernetes service discovery features with Amazon Cloud Map or Amazon VPC Lattice to build resilient systems.

Automating software release process

Manage continuous integration and continuous deployment (CICD) pipelines that simplify the process of automated building, testing, and deployment of applications.

Running serverless applications

Use Amazon Fargate with Amazon EKS to run serverless applications. This means you can focus solely on application development, while Amazon EKS and Fargate handle the underlying infrastructure.

Executing machine learning workloads

Amazon EKS is compatible with popular machine learning frameworks such as TensorFlow, MXNet, and PyTorch. With GPU support, you can handle even complex machine learning tasks effectively.

Deploying consistently on premises and in the cloud

Use Amazon EKS Anywhere to operate Kubernetes clusters on your own infrastructure using tools that are consistent with Amazon EKS in the cloud.

Running cost-effective batch processing and big data workloads

Utilize Spot Instances to run your batch processing and big data workloads such as Apache Hadoop and Spark, at a fraction of the cost. This lets you take advantage of unused Amazon EC2 capacity at discounted prices.

Securing application and ensuring compliance

Implement strong security practices and maintain compliance with Amazon EKS, which integrates with Amazon security services such as Amazon Identity and Access Management (IAM), Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC), and Amazon Key Management Service (Amazon KMS). This ensures data privacy and protection as per industry standards.