R4 Memory-optimized, up to 488GiB** I3 High I/O - Watch for sharp corners F1 FPGA P2 GPU - 2x perf of G2 at 1.5x the cost D2 Dense Storage, up to 48TiB HDD & 10GiB network * Coming soon? ** Only 244GiB currently
• Remote command execution with Run Commands • Controlled secrets and conﬁguration data with the Parameter Store • Periodic tasks with the State Manager and Maintenance Windows • Stepwise Automation workﬂows for initializing nodes • Collect and query Inventory and Patch status
(Golang) executable for Linux and Windows • Available for cloud and on-premises systems • Assign IAM role with permissions to interface with SSM API • Install at boot or on existing systems • Polls for commands to execute • All actions recorded in CloudTrail (e.g. immutable audit trail) • Trigger SNS, Lambda from Systems Manager events • Store command history and output to S3 • Fine-grained access control to Run Commands • Integration with Conﬁg to track changes over time
ASG Node with IP 1 Node with IP 2 Clients Clients Clients Clients Clients Clients 1. Autoscale via custom CloudWatch metric 2. New node boots with IP 3 3. Autoscaling lifecycle hook adds IP 3 to myservice.example.com A record Moar clients!
use for AWS container workloads • Support for volumes • CloudWatch metrics for CPU and memory utilization across the cluster (set alarms for autoscaling) • IAM roles for ECS tasks • Blox allows custom schedulers (github.com/blox/blox) • 3rd party tooling (Convox, Empire) • Integration with ALB • Run tasks on a schedule • Execute tasks in response to CloudWatch events