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Last Updated: Aug 15, 2019

A container group includes basic computing components such as the CPU, memory, operating system, container runtime, network, and temporary storage. You can customize and modify the specifications for the container group. You can manage the container group. Unlike using ECS instances or local servers, to use the container group, you only need to log on to Alibaba Cloud and customize the container to be run. You do not need to manage or configure physical servers or ECS instances.

Based on business and application scenarios, Elastic Container Instance (ECI) allows you to customize container groups by using different methods, corresponding to different billing methods. For each customization method, you can configure the specifications based on the number of vCPUs and memory size.

Currently, ECI does not support the following functions:

  • IPv6
  • Multi-queue for NIC
  • Multi-NIC