This course goes beyond the basic concepts and benefits of containerization and teaches you more about the Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS). You will learn about the implementation of containers on AWS using ECS and complementary services, such as the Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR). You will also learn about common microservices scenarios.

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Skills Covered

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Describe the challenges of scaling microservices architectures to the enterprise level
  • Define ECS concepts, such as cluster, task, task definition, and services
  • Describe the importance of scheduling to container-based workloads
  • Differentiate between the Fargate and EC2 Launch types
  • Select appropriate task placement strategies
  • Describe integration patterns with common container-based workloads on AWS
  • Describe how to enforce security on ECS tasks

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for:

  • Cloud developers
  • IT operations staff
  • DevOps engineers
  • Technical decision makers

Course Curriculum


We recommend that attendees of this course have the following prerequisites:

  • Introduction to Containers, or a basic understanding of container concepts
  • Basic networking familiarity
  • Basic familiarity with AWS
  • Working knowledge of virtualization

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Training Options

Intake: On-demand Learning
Duration: 30 Mins
Guaranteed: GTR
Modality: SPVC


Exam & Certification

This course is not associated with certification exam. Should you be keen to get yourself AWS certified, reach out to us at [email protected]

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