AWS Announces Containerized Web Application Solution App Runner

AWS App Runner is a fully managed container application service that makes it easier to build, deploy, and run containerized web applications and APIs.

Recently, Amazon Web Services announced AWS App Runner, which a fully managed container application service that makes it easier and faster for customers to build, deploy, and run containerized web applications and APIs with just a few clicks. 

AWS said that App Runner can handle all of the operational aspects of high-performance applications and APIs. This includes provisioning, scaling, and managing the container orchestrators, load balancers, and CI/CD pipelines. The service also allows customers to run containers without having to think about servers or clusters at all. 

You simply need to provide your source code, container image, or deployment pipeline. App Runner builds and deploys the web application or API, load balances network traffic, scales capacity up or down as required, monitors application health, and encrypts traffic by default.

AWS App Runner streamlines a customer’s entire container environment by providing the easiest and fastest way to build, deploy, and run modern containerized web applications and APIs on AWS.

Source: AWS

You can launch your web application or API by connecting AWS App Runner to your source code or container image and selecting “deploy” from the AWS App Runner console. After that the underlying compute is automatically deployed, scaled, and managed leveraging AWS Fargate, by AWS App Runner. AWS Fargate, is a serverless compute engine that powers hundreds of millions of containers on AWS in a secure environment. By provisioning memory to keep idle applications warm, the service eliminates cold starts and provides a consistent application response time.

The service is available today in US East, US West, US East, Asia Pacific (Tokyo), and Europe (Ireland), with availability in more regions coming soon.

To learn more you can visit the official announcement here.



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