AWS Compute Blog

Tag: Amazon ECS

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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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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AWS San Francisco Summit: Compute-related Presentations

Tim Wagner, AWS Lambda AWS San Francisco Summit 2015 Lots of exciting news last week in San Francisco around Event Computing and container computing. Andy Jassy keynote, including Amazon ECS and AWS Lambda GA announcements In summit the keynote, Andy Jassy announces that the Amazon ECS and AWS Lambda services are both now generally available […]

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Amazon EC2 Container Service is now generally available

We would like to announce the general availability of Amazon EC2 Container Service (ECS). 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. Running a container on a single machine demonstrates Docker’s power and […]

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Cluster Management with Amazon ECS

In previous blog posts, we have talked a lot about Amazon EC2 Container Service (Amazon ECS) as a way to run Docker containers in the cloud on AWS, but not as much has been said about the cluster management options exposed through the ECS API. Today we want to talk a bit about what cluster […]

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Dive into Amazon EC2 Container Service (video)

At AWS re:Invent, we announced Amazon EC2 Container Service (Amazon ECS), 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.. The service is currently available in preview to all AWS customers without any need to sign […]

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