This topic describes how to create and manage an Elastic Compute Service (ECS) instance by using the ECS console, CLI commands, or SDKs. This topic also describes how to select an instance type based on scenarios and applications.

Create and manage an ECS instance

ECS console (express version)

ECS console (detailed version)

CLI

SDK

Example on how to create and connect to an instance

The following video demonstrates how to create and connect to an instance by using the ECS console.