Scaling Docker for AWS, Part 4 of 5: Deployment

Scaling Docker for AWS, Part 4 of 5: Deployment

LearnNow Online
Updated Jun 15, 2024
Course Description

Course description

This course is all about how to scale web applications with Docker on Amazon Web Services. This course covers how to Prepare for deployment, setting up the elastic load balancer, elasticache for Redis and using and configuring nginx.

Each LearnNowOnline training course is made up of Modules (typically an hour in length). Within each module there are Topics (typically 15-30 minutes each) and Subtopics (typically 2-5 minutes each). There is a Post Exam for each Module that must be passed with a score of 70% or higher to successfully and fully complete the course.


A basic understanding of Docker is helpful

Meet the expert

Nick Janetakis

Nick Janetakis is a consultant who works with teams and individuals on Topics of Web Development: Ruby on Rails, Flask, Docker and Ansible, and is an instructor for Stone River eLearning


Video Runtime

73 Minutes

Time to complete

130 Minutes


Course Outline


Prepare to Deploy (18:02)

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Introduction (01:14)
  • Profiling the Ruby on Rails Application (06:14)
  • Benchmark with Work (10:12)
  • Summary (00:08)

Setting up an Elastic Load Balancer (18:17)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Setting up an Elastic Load Balancer (08:41)
  • Details of ELB (07:53)
  • Setting up an S3 Bucket (01:26)
  • Summary (00:08)

Setting up Elasticache for Redis (16:35)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Setting up Elasticache for Redis (06:34)
  • Setting up RDS for Postgres (09:44)
  • Summary (00:08)

Using and Configuring nginx (20:05)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Using and Configuring nginx (17:08)
  • Visualizing the Applications Architecture (02:41)
  • Summary (00:08)