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S. IfrahDeploy Containers on AWShttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5101-0_3

3. Deploying Containerized Applications with Amazon ECS

Shimon Ifrah1 
Melbourne, VIC, Australia

In this chapter, I will show you how to set up Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) and how to deploy services and containers to ECS.

ECS is a service that allows organizations, developers, and administrators to run containers in AWS without installing and configuring servers, networks, and storage. With ECS, you can deploy containers in minutes, and if you are already using ECR as your container registry, the process can be done in seconds.

ECS allows you to scale your containers from 1 to 100 using a single click, without worrying about the underlying ...

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