Walk through – Amazon ECS First Run Wizard

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In my last post, I had explained what is Amazon ECS? Its features and about the main components that are required to start using Amazon EC2 Container Service.

In this blog, I will give you a walk-through of launching EC2 container instances through Amazon ECS First Run Wizard, in which I will deploy the sample application provided by Amazon. We can start using Amazon ECS by creating a task definition, scheduling tasks, and configuring a cluster through Amazon ECS First Run Wizard.

1. Create a task definition

The task definition is a text file, in JSON format, describing the containers that together form an application. Within a Task Definition you can specify one or more containers required for your task, including the Docker repository and image, memory and CPU requirements, shared data volumes, and how the containers are linked to each other.

Task definitions created in the…

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