EC2 Container Service (ECS)

Overview

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.

Setup

Installation

If you haven’t already, first set up the AWS CloudWatch integration. No additional steps are needed for installation.

Configuration

On the AWS CloudWatch integration page, ensure that the ECS service is selected for metric collection.

Metrics

Name Description
CPUReservation
(percent)
The percentage of CPU units that are reserved by running tasks in
the cluster.
CPUUtilization
(percent)
The percentage of CPU units that are used in the cluster or service
MemoryReservation
(percent)
The percentage of memory that is reserved by running tasks in the
cluster.
MemoryUtilization
(percent)
The percentage of memory that is used in the cluster or service.

Available Tags

Name Description
awsaccount AWS account associated with the metrics
az Availability zone of the cluster
clustername Name of the cluster
region Name of the region
servicename Name of the service