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Discussion on: What are the kind of web application you have launched in AWS ECS in production?

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We have a python (Flask + Gunicorn) API running using ECS fargate in production and we use AWS RDS Postgres as a Database.

The common wisdom is never to run production databases in containers. There are many articles out there explaining why.

Containers are meant for stateless applications that can be scaled without issues.

Yes, you can specify multiple containers in ECS. Check out task definitions in ECS.