Amazon ECR versus GitHub Container Registry

17 Oct 2021

Learn how Amazon ECR differs from GitHub Container Registry.

Amazon ECR GitHub Container Registry
Public Repository

✅ yes

✅ yes

Private Repository

✅ yes

✅ yes

Pricing (Public Repository)

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Storage: $0.10 per GB

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$0

Pricing (Private Repository)

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Storage: $0.10 per GB, Data Transfer: $0.09 per GB

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Storage: $0.25 per per GB, Outgoing Data Transfer: $0.50 per GB

Authentication

AWS IAM

Personal Access Token (PAT)

MFA for Image Push/Pull

✅ yes

❌ no

SLA Availability

✅ 99.9%

⚠️ n/a during beta

General Available

✅ yes

⚠️ beta

Immutable Images

✅ yes

❌ no

Image Scanning

✅ yes

❌ no

Regions

Choose between one of 25 regions worldwide

⚠️ unknown

Rate Limits

Pull: 1,000 per second, Push: 10 per second

n/a