Migrating workloads to ECS

In this chapter we are going to migrate an API service running on a virtual machine (Amazon EC2) to Amazon ECS. The API service is a REST API written in Python that talks to a backend database using DynamoDB. The goal of this workshop is to simulate the experience of migrating an application to a container and gain a better understanding of the steps involved when making the transition. On that note, let’s get to it!