Posted On: Feb 19, 2015

Amazon EC2 Container Service now supports private Docker repositories and mounting data volumes. You can now authenticate with Docker registries such as Docker Hub allowing you to use Docker images from private repositories in your Task Definitions. Read about it here.

You can now also store and share information between containers through data volumes. You can specify the volume name and mount path through your Task Definition. Docker will take care of the creation and deletion of the volume on the host. Learn more here.

Amazon EC2 Container Service is currently available as a Preview. All customers are automatically enabled for the EC2 Container Service. Please visit our product page for more information.