What's New with Containers on AWS

Introducing AWS App Mesh - Service Mesh for Microservices


AWS App Mesh is a service mesh that allows customers to easily monitor and control communications across microservices applications.

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Introducing AWS Cloud Map


You can now integrate your AWS Fargate, Amazon EKS, and Amazon ECS applications with AWS Cloud Map to make it easy for your containerized services to discover and connect with each other.

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AWS Announces New Container Products in AWS Marketplace


AWS Marketplace has announced that you can now find and buy curated and trusted container products in AWS Marketplace and through the Amazon ECS console

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Recent Announcements

2018

Date Announcement  
December 12 Amazon EKS Adds Managed Cluster Updates and Support for Kubernetes Version 1.11 Blog »
December 10 AWS Fargate now available in Canada (Central) and Asia Pacific (Mumbai) Regions  
December 5 Amazon ECR Console Version 2  
November 28 Introducing AWS App Mesh - Service Mesh for Microservices on AWS Blog »
November 28 AWS Fargate, Amazon EKS, and Amazon ECS now integrate with AWS Cloud Map Blog »
November 27 The AWS Developer Tools Improve Continuous Delivery Support for AWS Fargate and Amazon ECS  
November 27 AWS Announces New Container Products in AWS Marketplace  
November 27
Introducing new AWS Container Competency Partner Solutions  
November 20 Amazon EKS Adds ALB Support with AWS ALB Ingress Controller Blog »
November 16 Amazon ECS Now Allows Two Additional Docker Flags - pidMode and ipcMode  
November 15 Amazon ECS and AWS Fargate now allow resources tagging
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November 15 AWS Launches Secrets Support for Amazon Elastic Container Service  
November 7 AWS Fargate now available in Northern California and Seoul Regions
 
November 7 Amazon EKS Available in Ohio Region
 
October 29 AWS Fargate Now Available in London Region  
October 25 Amazon EKS now supports additional VPC CIDR blocks  
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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