30 Ratings
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Score 8.4 out of 100
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Attribute Ratings

  • Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

9.4

Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)

94%
6 Ratings
7.0

GoDaddy Container-as-a-Service (ElasticHosts, Springs.io), discontinued

70%
1 Rating

Support Rating

8.6

Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)

86%
7 Ratings

GoDaddy Container-as-a-Service (ElasticHosts, Springs.io), discontinued

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)

Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) is well suited where you need the ease of managing the clusters by letting AWS do the stuff for you. Obviously, whenever you want to run the docker based workloads, it is always better to go for either AWS ECS or AWS EKS. If you are interested in staying at AWS only and don't want to be cloud-agnostic, then go for AWS ECS instead of AWS EKS. AWS ECS is cheaper than AWS EKS and also more managed by AWS and better integrated with other AWS services. If you want to run those workloads as serverless, then AWS ECS Fargate is the best option to go with. If you already have a Kubernetes based setup that you want to migrate to AWS, then go for AWS EKS instead of AWS ECS.
Abdullah Khawer | TrustRadius Reviewer

GoDaddy Container-as-a-Service (ElasticHosts, Springs.io), discontinued

Unlike other providers, Springs doesn’t use a pre-built container solution, instead opting for their own software built from the ground up.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)

  • One of the biggest advantages is the flexibility to change underlying EC2 instances. As the traffic or demand increases, we can easily change EC2 instances without any issues.
  • Amazon ECS APIs are extremely robust and one can start and stop containers by firing one post request only. So, it is not mandatory to keep the demo solutions up for every time. Just at the time of demo fire the command - make the container up and running - do the demo - down the container with API. A simple portal can control every container which helps non-technical (sales, marketing) to do the demo without keeping the solutions up for the entire time frame.
Apurv Doshi | TrustRadius Reviewer

GoDaddy Container-as-a-Service (ElasticHosts, Springs.io), discontinued

  • Container hosting, cloud virtualization
  • Elastic capacity scaling and pay-per-use billing
  • Linux kernel containerization technologies for container isolation and control
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)

  • A cleaner container service road map
  • It would be. nice to have more AI recommended cluster reductions
  • The UX could use some simplification
Scott Kennedy | TrustRadius Reviewer

GoDaddy Container-as-a-Service (ElasticHosts, Springs.io), discontinued

  • Provide more options at lower costs
  • It would be nice to see that expanded out to more distributions. What would be potentially even better though is templates. Some hosts can deploy ready-to-run WordPress/Drupal sites, LAMP instances, ownCloud instances, etc. at the drop of a hat. If Springs could replicate this with their container hosting they’d immediately appeal to a much, much wider audience;
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

$0.0,013,335 per hour per GB

Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) Editions & Modules

Edition
AWS Fargate Launch Type ModelSpot price: $0.0013335. Ephemeral Storage Pricing: $0.0001111
Amazon EC2 Launch Type ModelFree
Amazon ECS on AWS OutpostsFree
  1. per hour per storage
  2. none
Additional Pricing Details
There is no additional charge for Amazon ECS. You pay for AWS resources (e.g., Amazon EC2 instances or Amazon EBS volumes) you create to store and run your application. You only pay for what you use, as you use it; there are no minimum fees and no upfront commitments.

GoDaddy Container-as-a-Service (ElasticHosts, Springs.io), discontinued

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

GoDaddy Container-as-a-Service (ElasticHosts, Springs.io), discontinued Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details
Springs.io is unlike other cloud hosting providers. Our reactive servers dynamically resize based on demand, and you only pay for your consumption, not your provisioning. This means you can save money and not sacrifice performance.

Support Rating

Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)

Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) 8.6
Based on 7 answers
Support is relatively good, although the documentation sometimes is lacking, as well as outdated in our experience, especially when we initiated the process of using this service. But once we found how to assemble things, we haven't really required support from anyone at AWS, the service works without problems so we haven't had the need to contact support, which speaks well of how ECS is built.
Francisco Javier Castaneda Marroquin | TrustRadius Reviewer

GoDaddy Container-as-a-Service (ElasticHosts, Springs.io), discontinued

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)

If you are using AWS, you will be using Amazon ECS. I have also used Azure Container Instances and it works just as well in Azure as ECS does in AWS. It's really all a matter of what cloud provider you are utilizing. Because of the "Cloud Wars," it's difficult to measure cross-cloud connectivity, but I have had better luck remaining cloud agnostic in other cloud providers than AWS (Azure, GCP). Because of the sheer volume of tooling in AWS and inter-connectivity between them, it's almost easier to be fully AWS if you are using it in any kind of capacity.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

GoDaddy Container-as-a-Service (ElasticHosts, Springs.io), discontinued

Springs is drastically cheaper than running 4 OVH servers, and a little cheaper than running nano instances on AWS.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)

  • We achieved minimum downtime.
  • The autoscaling kept the performance of the services great.
  • We saved money by running the workloads on AWS ECS in Fargate mode by having different settings for different services to save on the hardware configuration side as well as having scheduled tasks.
Abdullah Khawer | TrustRadius Reviewer

GoDaddy Container-as-a-Service (ElasticHosts, Springs.io), discontinued

  • In the beginning I wasn’t sure what I should set it to for my web server, so I left it. After a while the Average usage area begins showing how much resource the container is demanding and from that more adequate limits can be set.
  • Springs is drastically cheaper than running 4 OVH servers, and a little cheaper than running nano instances on AWS.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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