AWS ECS deployments step-by-step

The default ECS deployment type is called rolling update. With this simple approach, running ECS tasks are replaced with new ECS tasks. You control this process with the deployment configuration, where you define the minimum and maximum number of tasks allowed during a deployment. Through this mechanism you can ensure enough tasks are running to […]

VPCs, subnets, and gateways – fundamentals for working with containers in AWS

Let’s be honest, for most developers getting their software written and working on their own machine and maybe a test environment is the main priority. Deploying to production? Ah, that’s another team. All the AWS network ‘stuff’ – VPCs, subnets, gateways? Someone else’s business, right? Secondary to the contents of the holy Docker image and […]

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