Elastic Container Service (ECS)

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What is Elastic Container Service?

AWS Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) is a highly scalable, fast, container management service that makes it easy to run, stop, and manage Docker containers on a cluster.

What is Docker?

Docker is a software platform that allows you to build, test, and deploy applications quickly.

  1. Docker is highly reliable
  2. Docker is highly scalable
  3. Docker package software is standardized into units called containers

Containers allow you to easily package an application code, configurations, and dependencies into easy-to-use building blocks that deliver environmental consistency operational efficiency, developer productivity, and version control.

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