Introduction - Amazon Elastic Container Service


Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) is a highly scalable and fast container management service that you can use to manage containers on a cluster. This guide covers many of the most important operational best practices for Amazon ECS. It also describes several core concepts that are involved in how Amazon ECS based applications work. The goal is to provide a concrete and actionable approach to operating and troubleshooting Amazon ECS based applications.

This guide is revised regularly to incorporate new Amazon ECS best practices as they're established. 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.