Scaling Docker for AWS, Part 1 of 5: Getting Started

Scaling Docker for AWS, Part 1 of 5: Getting Started

LearnNow Online
Updated Jul 20, 2020

Course description

This course is all about how to scale web applications with Docker on Amazon Web Services. This course covers how to get Started, creating an ssh keypair, creating Elastic Container Service IAM Roles and installing the AWS Command Line Interface.

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

60 Minutes

Time to complete

110 Minutes

Course Outline

Get Started

Get Started (08:46)

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • What Does this Course Cover (01:30)
  • How Does it Compare to Other Services (02:26)
  • What is Amazon ECS (02:42)
  • Benefits of Using the AWS CLI (01:45)
  • Summary (00:08)

Creating an ssh Keypair (16:05)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Creating an ssh Keypair (08:19)
  • Creating a Security Group (07:29)
  • Summary (00:08)

Creating ECS IAM Roles (14:43)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Creating ECS IAM roles (05:31)
  • Getting Setup on AWS (08:55)
  • Summary (00:08)

Installing and Configuring the AWS CLI (21:07)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Installing and Configuring the AWS CLI (08:30)
  • Installing Docker (10:59)
  • Introduction (00:35)
  • Setting up an Initial Course Folder (00:45)
  • Summary (00:08)