AWS ECS(EC2 Container service)

Sreenivas Makam's Blog

I recently tried out AWS ECS(EC2 Container service). In this blog, I will provide overview of EC2 container service, some hands-on stuff I tried and my experiences with ECS. AWS ECS is available as a preview currently with only CLI interface. I assume general availability with web interface will be available soon. Amazon does not charge separately for the ECS service, instances used for containers will be charged appropriately. I have a AWS free-tier account and I was able to try the ECS with the free-tier account.

Pre-requisites:

  • Familiarity with Containers and Docker. You can refer to my blog on Docker series.
  • Familiarity with AWS services. You can refer to my previous blogs on AWS overview and how to access AWS services.
  • For the hands-on stuff, you need to have atleast a free-tier account with AWS. AWS cli needs to be installed since ECS is available only with a…

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