Introduction - Amazon Elastic Container Service

Introduction

Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) is a highly scalable, fast container management service that makes it easy to run, stop, and manage containers on a cluster. This guide covers many of the most important operational best practices while also explaining core topics underpinning how Amazon ECS based applications work. The goal is to provide a concrete, actionable approach to operating and troubleshooting Amazon ECS based applications.

This guide will be revised regularly to incorporate new Amazon ECS best practices. If you have any questions or comments about any of the content in this guide, raise an issue in the GitHub repository. For more information, see Amazon ECS Best Practices Guide on GitHub.

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