Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes Now Generally Available


Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS) is a managed service that makes it easy for you to run Kubernetes on AWS without needing to install, operate, and maintain your own Kubernetes management infrastructure.

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Introducing AWS Fargate - Run Containers Without Managing Servers


AWS Fargate is a compute engine for deploying and managing containers without having to manage any of the underlying infrastructure. You no longer have to worry about provisioning enough compute resources for your container applications. 

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Introducing Service Discovery for Amazon ECS


Amazon ECS now includes integrated service discovery that makes it easy for your containerized services to discover and connect with each other.

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Recent Announcements

2018

Date Announcement  
October 18 Amazon ECS CLI Supports Service Discovery  
October 18 Amazon ECS-optimized Amazon Linux 2 AMI now available
 
October 18 Amazon VPC CNI Plugin Version 1.2.1  
October 12 Amazon EKS Enables Support for Kubernetes Dynamic Admission Controllers  
September 27 Amazon ECS Service Discovery Now Available in Canada, São Paulo, Seoul, Mumbai, and Paris Regions  
September 21 Amazon EKS Simplifies Cluster Setup with update-kubeconfig CLI Command  
September 17 Amazon ECS now Allows Three additional Docker Flags
 
September 10 AWS Fargate Now Supports Private Registry Authentication Blog »
September 5 Amazon EKS Available in Ireland
 
August 30 Amazon EKS Supports Horizontal Pod Autoscaling with Custom Metrics Blog »
August 30 Introducing Amazon EKS Platform Version 2  
August 30 Amazon ECS Service Discovery Now Available in Frankfurt, London, Tokyo, Sydney, and Singapore Regions  
August 28 AWS Fargate Now Supports Time and Event-Based Task Scheduling  
August 23 Amazon EKS Supports GPU-Enabled EC2 Instances Blog »
August 23 New Amazon EKS-optimized AMI and CloudFormation Template for Worker Node Provisioning Blog »
August 9 Amazon ECS Now Supports Docker Volumes and Volume Plugins  
July 26 Amazon VPC CNI Plugin Version 1.1  
July 24 Amazon ECS Adds Console Support for T2 Unlimited EC2 Instances  
July 19 AWS Fargate Available in Singapore, Sydney, and Frankfurt Regions  
July 10 Amazon EKS AMI Build Scripts Available on GitHub  
July 9 Amazon ECR Achieves PCI DSS Compliance in AMER, EMEA, and APAC  
July 5 Amazon ECR Lifecycle Policies Adds Filtering Option for Tagged Images  
July 3 AWS Fargate now available in Tokyo Region  
June 28 Amazon EKS is HIPAA Eligible  
June 26 Amazon ECS Service Discovery Available in US West (N. California) Region  
June 12 Amazon ECS Adds Daemon Scheduling  
June 7 Amazon ECS CLI Supports Docker Compose Version 3  
June 5 Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes Now Generally Available Blog »
May 24 Amazon ECS Agent Adds Signing for Additional Security  
May 24 Amazon ECS Adds Options to Speed Up Container Launch Times  
May 23 Amazon ECS and Amazon ECR Now Available in AWS China (Ningxia) Region, Operated by NWCD  
May 22 Amazon ECS Service Discovery Supports Bridge and Host Container Networking Modes  
May 9 Amazon ECS Adds SSM Parameter for Launching ECS-Optimized EC2 Instances using AWS CloudFormation  
April 26 AWS Fargate now available in Ohio, Oregon, and Ireland regions  
April 10 Amazon ECS provides ECS-Optimized AMI metadata via SSM Parameters  
March 26 AWS Fargate Platform Version 1.1 Adds Support for Task Metadata, Container Health Checks, and Service Discovery  
March 22 Introducing Service Discovery for Amazon ECS  
March 20 Amazon ECS Adds Support for shm-size and tmpfs Parameters  
March 8 Amazon ECS  Supports Container Health Checks and Task Health Management  
March 1 AWS Fargate Supports Container Workloads Regulated By ISO, PCI, SOC, and HIPAA  
February 9 Target Tracking Available for Container Service Auto Scaling in Amazon ECS Console  
February 2 Amazon ECS Adds New Endpoint to Access Task Metrics and Metadata  
January 24 Amazon ECS and Amazon ECR Are Now Available in AWS GovCloud (US) Region  

2017

Date Announcement
December 28 Amazon ECS Now Supports Docker 17.09
December 22 Circuit Breaking Logic for the Amazon ECS Service Scheduler
December 14 Amazon ECS and Amazon ECR now available in São Paulo and Mumbai regions.
December 12 AWS CodePipeline Adds Support for Amazon ECS and AWS Fargate
December 8 Amazon Compute Service Level Agreement Extended to Amazon ECS and AWS Fargate
December 5 Amazon ECS Support for Windows Server Containers is Generally Available
November 29 Amazon ECS CLI Version 1.1.0 adds AWS Fargate Support
November 29
Introducing Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Preview)
November 29
Introducing AWS Fargate
November 14 View and Filter Amazon ECS Services
November 14 Amazon ECS Introduces Task Networking for Containers
November 7 Amazon ECS CLI Version 1.0.0
November 2 Amazon ECS Allows Containers to Directly Access Environmental Metadata
November 2
Amazon ECS Adds Support for Docker Device and Init Flags in Container Task Definitions
October 11 Introducing Lifecycle Policies for Amazon ECR
October 10 Amazon ECR Now Available in Asia Pacific (Seoul) Region
October 4 Amazon ECS Now Available in Asia Pacific (Seoul) Region
September 22 Amazon ECS Adds Support for Adding or Dropping Linux Capabilities to Containers
September 7 Amazon ECS Now Integrated with Network Load Balancer to Support High-Throughput and Direct TCP Connections with Containers
August 10 Amazon ECS is Now HIPAA Eligible
June 27 Amazon ECS RunTask and StartTask APIs Now Support Additional Override Parameters
June 7 Amazon ECS Now Supports Time and Event-Based Task Scheduling
June 6 Amazon ECS Adds Console Support for Spot Fleet Creation
April 3 Amazon ECS CLI Version 0.5.0 Supports Application Load Balancer, Elastic Container Registry, and R4 EC2 Instance Types
March 23 Introducing Notifications for New Amazon ECS-Optimized AMI Releases  
January 27 Amazon ECR Supports Docker Image Manifest V2, Schema 2
January 24 Amazon ECS Supports Docker Version 1.12 and Ability to Add Attributes During Instance Boot
January 24 Amazon ECS Supports Container Instance Draining
   
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