Amazon’s Container Service Goes GA

Few technologies in the virtualization space are as hyped as Docker containers are today. Many companies have made promises about products and services for Docker, including cloud giant Amazon, and now Amazon is making good on its promise.

Amazon first announced the EC2 Container Service (ECS) in November 2014 at its re:invent conference in Las Vegas. Amazon explains on its ECS product page that it is,” … a highly scalable, high performance container management service that supports Docker containers and allows you to easily run applications on a managed cluster of Amazon EC2 instances.”