Learn Docker with AWS ECS and Fargate for absolute beginners

person icon Pranjal Srivastava

Learn Docker with AWS ECS and Fargate for absolute beginners

Learn to containerize your application with Docker and AWS

updated on icon Updated on Sep, 2023

language icon Language - English

person icon Pranjal Srivastava

architecture icon Development,Cloud Computing


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Course Description

In this course you will learn how to run docker application on AWS cloud with the help of AWS ECS Fargate and AWS ECS (Elastic Container Services) with EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud). 

Firstly you will learn how to containerize an application using Docker, the container management tool. It is ranked 1 in "Most Loved " and ranked 2 "Most Wanted" platform" in the 2019 and 2020 Stack Overflow Survey. This depicts the demand and popularity of Docker, that is shooting up and beyond.

Then we you will learn how to push docker image to AWS ECR (Elastic Container Registry), a cloud based registry used to store docker images.

After that you will learn to create public and private repository and how to use them. Finally you will learn  about how to use AWS ECS. It is used to provision and manage containers on AWS cloud. It has two launch type: 

  1. Fargate (Server less) and 

  2. ECS with EC2.

With Fargate, containers are deployed on AWS cloud without managing infrastructure where as with ECS with EC2, you will get full control over infrastructure by managing EC2 directly.

Meanwhile you will also learn how to create clusters, tasks and services. Tasks and Services are important objects of ECS to run containers from docker image.


What will you learn in this course:

  1. Learn the fundamental concepts of containerization and docker
  2. Learn to use Docker images
  3. Learn the concepts and create custom Dockerfile
  4. Learn to create public and private Elastic Container Registry
  5. Learn to provision and manage container on AWS cloud with Elastic Container Services
  6. Learn to create AWS Fargate cluster and task
  7. Learn to create AWS ECS with EC2 cluster and task
  8. Learn to create AWS ECS Service


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  1. Understand basic Linux shell commands
  2. Docker Desktop installed
  3. Understand Devops and containers concept
Learn Docker with AWS ECS and Fargate for absolute beginners


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

2 Lectures
  • play icon Introduction 01:37 01:37
  • play icon Why docker? 05:31 05:31
Docker in light speed
7 Lectures
Elastic Container Registry
3 Lectures
Amazon Fargate (Serverless compute for containers)
4 Lectures
4 Lectures

Instructor Details

Pranjal Srivastava

Pranjal Srivastava

SME of AWS & IBM Cloud

I am an Instructor, Devops engineer, machine learning enthusiast, cloud expert and passionate developer.

I have authored 60+ courses on wide array of technologies like containerization, machine learning, Linux, programming languages and cloud computing platforms like Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Service and IBM Cloud.

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