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Extending Docker by Russ McKendrick

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Amazon EC2 Container Service (ECS)

The next tool that we are going to be looking at is the Elastic Container Service from Amazon. The description that Amazon gives is as follows:

"Amazon EC2 Container Service (ECS) 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. Amazon ECS eliminates the need for you to install, operate, and scale your own cluster management infrastructure. With simple API calls, you can launch and stop Docker-enabled applications, query the complete state of your cluster, and access many familiar features like security groups, Elastic Load Balancing, EBS volumes, and IAM roles. You can use ...

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