Amazon Elastic Container Service
API Reference (API Version 2014-11-13)

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The type and amount of a resource to assign to a container. The supported resource types are GPUs and Elastic Inference accelerators. For more information, see Working with GPUs on Amazon ECS or Working with Amazon Elastic Inference on Amazon ECS in the Amazon Elastic Container Service Developer Guide



The type of resource to assign to a container. The supported values are GPU or InferenceAccelerator.

Type: String

Valid Values: GPU | InferenceAccelerator

Required: Yes


The value for the specified resource type.

If the GPU type is used, the value is the number of physical GPUs the Amazon ECS container agent will reserve for the container. The number of GPUs reserved for all containers in a task should not exceed the number of available GPUs on the container instance the task is launched on.

If the InferenceAccelerator type is used, the value should match the deviceName for an InferenceAccelerator specified in a task definition.

Type: String

Required: Yes

See Also

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