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Helper for deploying Docker images to AWS ECS.

Project description

aeropress is a CLI program for deploying Docker images to AWS ECS. It receives a folder path that includes ECS task and service definitions and then does the jobs respectively;

  • Register ECS task definitions
  • Create Cloudwatch metrics for scaling policies
  • Create or update scaling policies for ECS services
  • Create or update alarms on Cloudwatch
  • Create or update ECS services


aeropress works with Python3.

pip3 install aeropress


$ aeropress --help
usage: [-h] [--logging-level {debug,info,warning,error}] [--version]
              {deploy,clean} ...

aeropress AWS ECS deployment helper

positional arguments:
  {deploy,clean}        sub-command help
    deploy              Deploy docker image to ECS.
    clean               Clean commands for stale entitites on AWS.

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  --logging-level {debug,info,warning,error}
                        Print debug logs
  --version             show program's version number and exit


You must have defined an ECS cluster first. Then, you can define ECS tasks and services in a yaml file and run aeropress with required arguments.

aeropress deploy --path 'example/foo.yaml' --image-url '' --service-name service-foo

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