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Amazon ECS and OpsWorks

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Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) is a container management service that allows you to run applications on a managed cluster. OpsWorks lets you manage applications and servers. In this course, you will learn to use ECS and OpsWorks.

Target Audience
IT professionals and developers who have DevOps - development and operations - experience including deploying, managing, and operating using the AWS platform


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Amazon ECS and OpsWorks

  • start the course
  • push and pull Docker containers to the Elastic Container Registry (ECR)
  • create a cluster on Amazon ECS
  • describe the properties of ECS container instances
  • describe the ECS task definition
  • create and run an ECS task definition
  • deploy multi-container applications with ECS clusters
  • configure an application load balancer for use with an Amazon ECS cluster
  • configure application load balancers to work in conjunction with auto scaling group of a cluster
  • examine an AWS OpsWorks sample stack
  • describe stacks, layers, and auto-healing within OpsWorks
  • describe the process of setting up instances for a layer within an OpsWorks stack
  • describe the process of creating an application within AWS OpsWorks and deploying to one or more EC2 instances
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