I'm doing some work in the Amazon Cloud these days. So, this is a space for me to
share potentialy useful stuff to other folks.
A beginners CloudFormation Template
(for in-browser view,
It is useful, because it uses the most tidy syntax, and also because it properly uses
template parameters where possible
CloudFormation and Fargate
is amazon's way of letting people run Docker
containers, without also having to pre-allocate a specific EC2 instance, or
specify a Linux OS AMI image.
You just define the estimated cpu workload+memory required, and amazon takes care of cluster
You can bring up an instance manually using the CLI or web GUI... or you
can automate it using
Amazon provides a
full fancy template version
that integretes with its
elastic IP and load balancers.
Alternatively, if you just want to experiment directly with simple
containers and CloudFormation, I made a