Announcing Blox – Open Source Projects for Customizing Scheduling on Amazon ECS

Blox is a collection of open source projects that gives developers more control and customization over how their containerized applications are scheduled on Amazon ECS. It enables you to build schedulers and integrate third-party schedulers on top of ECS, while leveraging Amazon ECS to fully manage and scale your clusters.

Learning Objectives:
• Learn about the capabilities and features of Blox
• Learn about the benefits of Blox
• Learn about the different use cases
• Learn how to get started using Blox

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