Scaling Docker for AWS, Part 5 of 5: Automation
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Scaling Docker for AWS, Part 5 of 5: Automation

LearnNow Online
Updated Jun 16, 2024
Course Description

Course description

This course is all about how to scale web applications with Docker on Amazon Web Services. This course is all about how to scale web applications with Docker on Amazon Web Services. This course covers how to benefit from Amazons free tier, automating deployments, using the AWS console and logs, registering task definitions, and updating the load balancer to handle SSL.

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.


Prerequisites

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

107 Minutes

Time to complete

180 Minutes

 

Course Outline

Automation

Benefiting from Amazons Free tier (18:59)

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Benefiting from Amazons Free Tier (03:36)
  • Comparing Costs to other Cloud Providers (05:45)
  • Experimenting with Different Traffic Figures (03:12)
  • Going over the Cost Spreadsheet (05:20)
  • Introduction (00:41)
  • Summary (00:08)

Automating Deployments with a Script (18:19)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Automating Deployments with a Script (09:03)
  • Creating the Private Registry Repositories (05:53)
  • Creating the Production Cluster (03:06)
  • Summary (00:08)

AWS Console and Container Logs (18:52)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Exploring the AWS Console and Container Logs (09:11)
  • Introduction (00:48)
  • Pushing Application Changes Without Downtime (08:37)
  • Summary (00:08)

Registering the Task Definitions (26:39)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Registering the Task Definitions (15:53)
  • Scheduling Services (10:29)
  • Summary (00:08)

Multiple Container Instances (16:23)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Spinning up Multiple Container Instances (03:50)
  • Creating Free ssl Certificates with Amazon ACM (05:08)
  • Introduction (00:29)
  • Updating nginx to Handle ssl (06:38)
  • Summary (00:08)

Updating the ELB to Handle ssl (08:38)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Updating the ELB to Handle ssl (03:27)
  • Updating the Security Group to Handle ssl (01:20)
  • Wiring up the ELB Endpoint to a Domain Name (03:33)
  • Summary (00:08)