Amazon ECR versus GitHub Container Registry

28 Feb 2024

Learn how Amazon ECR differs from GitHub Container Registry.

Amazon ECR GitHub Container Registry
Public Repository

βœ… yes

βœ… yes

Private Repository

βœ… yes

βœ… 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

βœ… yes

❌ no

SLA Availability

βœ… 99.9%

⚠️ n/a during beta

General Available

βœ… yes

⚠️ beta

Immutable Images

βœ… yes

❌ no

Image Scanning

βœ… yes

❌ no

Regions

Choose between one of 25 regions worldwide

⚠️ unknown

Rate Limits

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

n/a