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Tag: EC2 Container Service

New Metrics for EC2 Container Service: Clusters & Services

The Amazon EC2 Container Service helps you to build, run, and scale Docker-based applications. As I noted in an earlier post (EC2 Container Service – Latest Features, Customer Successes, and More), you will benefit from easy cluster management, high performance, flexible scheduling, extensibility, portability, and AWS integration while running in an AWS-powered environment that is […]

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AWS OpsWorks Update – Provision & Manage ECS Container Instances; Run RHEL 7

AWS OpsWorks makes it easy for you to deploy applications of all shapes and sizes. It provides you with an integrated management experience that spans the entire application lifecycle including resource provisioning, EBS volume setup, configuration management, application deployment, monitoring, and access control (read my introductory post, AWS OpsWorks – Flexible Application Management in the […]

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EC2 Container Service – Long-Running Applications, Load Balancing, and More

Amazon EC2 Container Service is a highly scalable container management service that supports Docker containers and allows you to easily run applications on a managed cluster of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances. We launched the preview at AWS re:Invent and have been receiving a lot of great feedback ever since. We built Amazon […]

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EC2 Container Service (ECS) Update – Access Private Docker Repos & Mount Volumes in Containers

Amazon EC2 Container Service  (ECS) is a highly scalable, high performance container management service that supports Docker containers and allows you to easily run distributed applications on a managed cluster of Amazon EC2 instances. My colleague Chris Barclay sent a guest post to spread the word about two additions to the service. As Chris explains […]

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EC2 Container Service In Action

We announced the Amazon Amazon EC2 Container Service at AWS re:Invent and invited you to join the preview. Since that time, we’ve seen a lot of interest and a correspondingly high signup rate for the preview. With the year winding down, I thought it would be fun to spend a morning putting the service through […]

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Amazon EC2 Container Service (ECS) – Container Management for the AWS Cloud

Earlier this year I wrote about container computing and enumerated some of the benefits that you get when you use it as the basis for a distributed application platform: consistency &amp fidelity, development efficiency, and operational efficiency. Because containers are lighter in weight and have less memory and computational overhead than virtual machines, they make […]

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