About the course

  • Learn to setup your development environment to run Docker
  • Learn everything there is to know about Amazon ECS
  • Learn how to create your own private Docker Registry with Amazon ECR
  • Increase general AWS knowledge on identity and access management, security groups, EC2, S3, ELB, RDS, ElastiCache and more
  • Learn to Dockerize a Ruby on Rails web application.
  • Learn to profile your applications with Docker.
  • Learn to price out a project on AWS at various traffic loads.
  • Learn to load balance your web application on AWS.
  • Learn to wire up a custom domain and FREE SSL certificate.

What are the Requirements?

  • A computer running Windows, OSX or Linux
  • A very basic understanding of Docker

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone who wants to figure out how to scale Docker on AWS
  • Anyone who wants to extend a web application in an automated way
  • Anyone who wants to scale their web application to multiple servers
  • Anyone who wants to scaleup their career by improving their DevOps skills


Module 1: Amazon ECS Overview

  • 1.1  What is Amazon ECS?
  • 1.2  How Does It Compare with Other Services?

Module 2: Preparation for the Hands on Labs

  • 2.1  Introduction
  • 2.2  Setting up an Initial Course Folder
  • 2.3  Installing Docker
  • 2.4  Getting Set up on AWS
  • 2.5  Installing and Configuring the AWS CLI
  • 2.6  Benefits of Using the AWS CLI
  • 2.7  Creating an SSH Keypair
  • 2.8  Creating a Security Group
  • 2.9  Creating ECS IAM Roles

Module 3: Deep Dive with Amazon ECS

  • 3.1  Breaking Down Each ECS Component
  • 3.2  Clusters
  • 3.3  Container Agent
  • 3.4  Container Instances
  • 3.5  Task Definitions
  • 3.6  Scheduler
  • 3.7  Scheduling Services
  • 3.8  Starting Tasks
  • 3.9  Private Docker Registry (ECR)
  • 3.10  ECS CLI
  • 3.11  Tearing Down Our Cluster

Module 4: Developing the Ruby on Rails Application

  • 4.1  Introduction
  • 4.2  Generating a New Rails Project
  • 4.3  Setting up a Strong Foundation
  • 4.4  Dockerizing Your Rails Application
  • 4.5  Running the Application Locally
  • 4.6  Working with the Application
  • 4.7  Building the Demo Application
  • 4.8  Other Web Frameworks and Custom Apps

Module 5: Preparing to Deploy Everything on AWS

  • 5.1  Introduction
  • 5.2  Using and Configuring nginx
  • 5.3  Setting up an S3 Bucket
  • 5.4  Setting up RDS for Postgres
  • 5.5  Setting up ElastiCache for Redis
  • 5.6  Setting up an Elastic Load Balancer
  • 5.7  Visualizing the Application's Architecture
  • 5.8  Profiling the Ruby on Rails Application

Module 6: Estimating AWS Costs Based on Facts

  • 6.1  Introduction
  • 6.2  Going over the Cost Spreadsheet
  • 6.3  Experimenting with Different Traffic Figures
  • 6.4  Comparing Costs to Other Cloud Providers
  • 6.5  Benefiting from Amazon's Free Tier

Module 7: Deploying Everything with Amazon ECS

  • 7.1  Introduction
  • 7.2  Creating the Production Cluster
  • 7.3  Creating the Private Registry Repositories
  • 7.4  Spinning up Multiple Container Instances
  • 7.5  Registering the Task Definitions
  • 7.6  Scheduling Services
  • 7.7  Pushing Application Changes without Downtime
  • 7.8  Automating Your Deployments with a Script
  • 7.9  Exploring the AWS Console and Container Logs

Module 8: Domain Names and SSL

  • 8.1  Introduction
  • 8.2  Wiring up the ELB Endpoint to a Domain Name
  • 8.3  Creating Free SSL Certificates with Amazon ACM
  • 8.4  Updating the Security Group to Handle SSL
  • 8.5  Updating the ELB to Handle SSL
  • 8.6  Updating nginx to Handle SSL
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