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5: EC2 Image Builder

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What’s Ec2 img builder?

  • Create automated pipeline to:
    • Create custom images
    • Maintain them
    • Test them
  • What kind of images can it make?
    • Ec2 AMIs
    • Docker images (!)

How does it work?

  • Take a base image
  • Customize it
  • Secure it
  • Test it
  • Distribute the final “golden” image

What types of imgs can be customized?

  • EC2 AMI and Docker!

How to automate updates and system patching for imgs?

  • Make a pipeline in EC2 img builder

What’s a “golden” AMI or docker image?

  • One you standardize thru config, security patching, hardening
  • It has to do with Image Builder