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Category: Amazon ECS

Amazon EC2 Container Service at AWS re:Invent

AWS re:Invent is just a few days away and the Amazon ECS team will be there. To talk to us about how you are using Amazon ECS or to find out more about how you can use Amazon ECS for your applications, drop by the Compute booth or the developer lounge. There are also a […]

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How to create a custom scheduler for Amazon ECS

My colleague Daniele Stroppa sent a nice guest post that shows how to create a custom scheduler for Amazon ECS. — Amazon EC2 Container Service (ECS) is a highly scalable, high performance container management service that supports Docker containers and allows you to easily run applications on a managed cluster of Amazon EC2 instances. Amazon ECS takes […]

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Better Together: Amazon ECS and AWS Lambda

My colleague Constantin Gonzalez sent a nice guest post that shows how to create container workers using Amazon ECS. — Amazon EC2 Container Service (Amazon ECS) is a highly scalable, high performance container management service that supports Docker containers and allows you to easily run applications on a managed cluster of Amazon EC2 instances. ECS eliminates the […]

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AWS NY Summit Presentations

Tim Wagner, AWS Lambda The 2015 AWS NY summit a lot of exciting content for AWS Lambda and ECS. If you weren’t able to join us there, here’s a summary of slideshares and videos with compute-related announcements and content:   Werner Vogels Keynote: Announcing Amazon API Gateway Announcement excerpt: Full keynote: Werner and Matt Wood […]

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Commenting Support in the AWS Compute Blog

Meta-announcement: We’re in the process of enabling commenting support for the AWS compute blog. You’ll see it starting to appear on newer posts and getting phased in for a subset of older ones. Looking forward to engaging with our readers directly! -Tim, Deepak, and our many guest authors

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Amazon ECS launches agent updates, task definition deregistration, environment variable overrides

We are pleased to announce the availability of several of our most requested features: Agent Update You now have an automated way to update the ECS agents that run on the EC2 instances in your clusters. The agent is the interface between ECS and Docker that enables operations such as starting containers and reporting status. This improvement […]

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Running an Amazon ECS Task on Every Instance

My colleague Matt McClean sent a nice guest post that demonstrates how to start a task on every ECS instance in a cluster. —– Amazon EC2 Container Service (ECS) is a highly scalable, high performance container management service that supports Docker containers and allows you to easily run applications on a managed cluster of Amazon […]

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Service Discovery via Consul with Amazon ECS

My colleague Matt McClean sent a nice guest post that demonstrates how to use Consul for service discovery with Amazon ECS. —– With the advent of modern microservices-based architectures, many applications are now deployed as a set of distributed components. In such architecture, there is a need to configure and coordinate the various applications running […]

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Scaling Amazon ECS Services Automatically Using Amazon CloudWatch and AWS Lambda

On May 18, 2016 Amazon ECS launched support for Service Auto Scaling. This provides a simpler method to automatically scale tasks in an ECS service. Read about it in the documentation. AWS Partner Classmethod contributed this great blog that shows how to use Amazon CloudWatch and AWS Lambda to create a scaling function for Amazon […]

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