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Fargate Serverless Container

Add a Fargate Serverless Container resource to your Altostra project

To add a Fargate Serverless Container resource in the designer, go to the "Compute" section and select the "Fargate Serverless Container" resource, or search "fargate" in the search box:

Fargate Serverless Container resource

Fargate Serverless Container properties

Fargate Serverless Container properties


type: string | required

  • Altostra will use Name property for generating a logical ID:
    • Only strict alpha-numeric characters will be used (by the restrictions of CFN)
    • If non alpha-numeric characters were used in the name, the logical ID will be generated by the resource type
    • Up to 64 characters

Image Name:

type: string | required

  • The image used to start a container:
    • This string is passed directly to the Docker daemon.
    • By default, images in the Docker Hub registry are available.
    • Other repositories are specified with either repository-url/image:tag or repository-url/image@digest.
    • Up to 255 letters (uppercase and lowercase), numbers, hyphens, underscores, colons, periods, forward slashes, and number signs are allowed.


type: string | required

  • The number of cpu units reserved for the container.
  • Allowed values
    • 0.25
    • 0.5
    • 1
    • 2
    • 4


type: string | required

  • The amount (in GiB) of memory to present to the container.
    • Allowed values is dependant on selected vCPU.
    • If your container attempts to exceed the memory specified here, the container is killed.

Environment Variables:

type: Name – Value pairs | optional

  • The environment variables to pass to a container.
  • You can set the value as a parameter.

Inline Policies:

type: JSON | optional

  • You can add inline policies to your container.

  • Must be a valid policy JSON:

    "Version": "2012-10-17",
    "Statement": [
    "Effect": "Allow",
    "Action": [
    "Resource": [
    • You can set the policy as a parameter.

Fargate Serverless Container Connections:


Fargate Serverless Container can connect to the following resources:

  • Application Integration:
    • SNS Topic
    • SQS FIFO Queue
    • SQS Queue
  • Database:
    • Aurora Cluster
    • Aurora Serverless Cluster
    • DynamoDB Table
    • RDS Instance
  • Storage:
    • S3 Bucket
    • S3 Service
  • Management & Governance:
    • Parameter Store (SSM)
  • Analytics:
    • Kinesis Stream
  • Machine Learning:
    • Recognition Service
  • Business Application:
    • Simple Email Service

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