Guide – How To Start – Docker Community Edition on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on Amazon

Docker is a tool that allows developers, system administrations and other professionals to deploy their applications in containers. Docker’s key advantage is that it allows users to package an application with all its dependencies into a standardized module for development. Unlike virtual machines, containers do not add such additional load, so they can use the system and resources more efficiently.

This is a quick deployment and ready-to-run image.
Simple and rapid installation. Easy to maintain.

The guide how to work with the Docker Community Edition on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

After purchasing and starting the VM you should know its IP address. You can find it in the personal account of Amazon.

To connect to the Server, you should generate a “Private Key” in advance. This can be done using the following instruction (by choosing the “file format:” option “.ppk” in point 3)

Guide – How To – Create and use Key Pair to connect to a VM

  1. Go to section SSH on the left panel, and then in Auth
  1. In the “Auth” section, click “Browse” and specify the path to the .ppk file you received earlier.
  2. Go to the home page of “Session”, enter the IP address of the VM and click “Open”.
  1. In the opened console you will need to enter the login ubuntu.
  2. To check that Docker is up and running, enter the command 

sudo docker run hello-world

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