ECS Task Placement Strategies

2021-05-03T12:55:32+00:00

A task placement strategy is an algorithm for selecting instances for task placement or tasks for termination. When a task that uses the EC2 launch type is launched, Amazon ECS must determine where to place the task based on the requirements specified in the task definition, such as CPU and memory. Similarly, when you scale down the task count, Amazon ECS must determine which tasks to terminate.  A task placement constraint is a rule that is considered during task placement. You can use constraints to place tasks based on Availability Zone or instance type.  You can also associate attributes, which [...]