Trying out AWS.Tools in Docker

If you’re a frequent user of the AWS Powershell tools, you’ve probably had this experience: you go to run a couple commands against your AWS environment. You do it all the time, so you know to type

Get-EC2Instance -InstanceId i-1111111111

But out of force of habit you type


And hit the tab key. Now you’re sitting and waiting for several minutes while Powershell loads all of the AWS modules for IAM, ECS, Cloudfront, S3, etc, etc, etc, even though you only want to interact with EC2. A few…