Amazon EC2 Container Service vs Docker for AWS: What are the differences?
What is Amazon EC2 Container Service? Container management service that supports Docker containers. Amazon EC2 Container Service lets you launch and stop container-enabled applications with simple API calls, allows you to query the state of your cluster from a centralized service, and gives you access to many familiar Amazon EC2 features like security groups, EBS volumes and IAM roles.
What is Docker for AWS? Install a Swarm of Docker Engines secured end to end with TLS by default on AWS. An integrated, easy-to-deploy environment for building, assembling, and shipping applications on AWS, Docker for AWS is a native AWS application optimized to take optimal advantage of the underlying AWS IaaS services while giving you a modern Docker platform that you can use to deploy portable apps.
Amazon EC2 Container Service and Docker for AWS belong to "Containers as a Service" category of the tech stack.
According to the StackShare community, Amazon EC2 Container Service has a broader approval, being mentioned in 794 company stacks & 391 developers stacks; compared to Docker for AWS, which is listed in 13 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.
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