By using cloud platforms, we can take advantage of different resource configurations and compute capacities. However, deploying containerized applications on cloud platforms is proving to be quite challenging, especially for new users who have no expertise on how to use that platform. As each platform may provide specific APIs, orchestrating the deployment of a containerized application can become a hassle.
Docker Compose is a very popular tool used to manage containerized applications deployed on Docker hosts. Its popularity is maybe due to the simplicity on how to define an application and its components in a Compose file and the compact commands to manage its deployment.
Since cloud platforms for containers have emerged, being able to deploy a Compose application on them is a most-wanted feature by many developers that use Docker Compose for their local development.
In this blog post, we discuss how to use Docker Compose to deploy containerized applications to Amazon…