Running DC/OS on AWS EC2

Running DC/OS on AWS EC2

You can create a DC/OS cluster for Amazon Web Services (AWS) by using the DC/OS templates on AWS CloudFormation.

Basic templates

The basic templates provide:

  • Limited customization options
  • Fastest deployment and minimal setup required
  • Great for simple production deployments, demos, and testing

Advanced templates

Choose the advanced templates if you want to customize the AMI, VPC, or Instance Type. The advanced templates are:

  • Highly customizable
  • Composable, for example you can deploy multiple agent pools to a single cluster
  • More setup work is required

AWS EC2 Basic

You can create a DC/OS cluster for Amazon Web Services (AWS) using the DC/OS templates for AWS CloudFormation.

    AWS EC2 Advanced

    The advanced AWS CloudFormation templates bring power and flexibility to creating and extending DC/OS clusters. With these templates you can choose from the complete set of DC/OS configuration options.


    This document provides instructions for upgrading a DC/OS cluster from version 1.7 to 1.8 using AWS CloudFormation templates. It is recommended that you familiarize yourself with the Advanced DC/OS Installation on AWS before proceeding.


      You can uninstall DC/OS running on AWS EC2 with these instructions.