Amazon EC2 Master Class (with Auto Scaling & Load Balancer)
AWS EC2 is the fundamental core component that every AWS Professional should know about.
If you know nothing about EC2 or feel you could learn more, this course if for you!
I guarantee you’ll learn something on EC2 you wish you knew all this time.
In this course, we are going to explore in depth, with hands-on lectures, all the components of Amazon EC2, including the most recent components such as Application Load Balancer and newer options for Auto Scaling!
In just a few hours, you will know everything you need to know about EC2 and seamlessly deploy your applications in the best possible way, with the optimal configuration, resiliency, and cost efficiency.
In this course, we are going to put all the concepts learned into action using the Course Companion Application. This application mimics what a real-life application would look like and expose great behaviour for learning!
Amazon EC2 Master Class is the best way to get a great overview of all the possibilities offered by AWS EC2:
> Learn EC2 and master all its concepts
> Go through Hands On examples to practice what we learned with the companion course app
> Learn how to choose the best EC2 Instance Type for your application and workload
> Learn how to properly use the newer Application Load Balancers
> Learn how to properly use the newer policies for Auto Scaling
> Get a great understanding of advanced rules in Security Groups for optimal security
> So much more!
Note: This course assumes you have some knowledge about Linux, and we will not be using Windows EC2 instances.
Stephane Maarek is the instructor of this course. He is an AWS Certified Solutions Architect, and the author of the highly-rated AWS CloudFormation and AWS Lambda course on Udemy. He has already taught to 40000+ students and received 12000+ reviews.
He shares all his AWS knowledge on the platform, taking the time to explain every concept and provide students with both theoretical and practical dimensions. You are in good hands!
AWS EC2 Course Introduction: Get an understand of the course objectives, how the course is structured, download the course code and get ready!
Amazon EC2 Basics: Learn the basics of EC2, such as instances, SSH, Security Groups, Private vs Public IPv4, EC2 User Data, and EC2 Pricing
EC2 Machine Images (AMI): Learn about AMIs, build your own custom AMI for this course that will have our course application ready to go!
Choosing the right EC2 Instance Type: Learn valuable knowledge into choosing the best EC2 Instance for your application. Learn how CPU, RAM, Network, IO and GPU are used in common applications. Learn about M, T2 instances, and T2 Unlimited. This section is priceless!
Network and Security in EC2: Learn how to create your perfect security group, properly leveraging CIDR and IP ranges, Security Group to Security Group rules, Elastic IP, and EC2 placement groups.
Elastic Load Balancing (ELB): Learn the fundamental concepts behind Load Balancing in AWS EC2. Learn about the 3 kind of load balancers available in Amazon EC2, and setup them up properly in hands-on lectures.
Auto Scaling Groups (ASG): Setup an Auto Scaling Group, directly linked to our Application Load Balancer. Observe manual scaling behaviour. Setup and Configure Auto Scaling for our application using the old and new policies.
EBS (Elastic Block Stores): Learn what is EBS, the benefits it provides, and the various type of drives you have access to in AWS. Learn how to create them, attach them, resize them, and snapshot your EBS drives.
EC2 Running Modes (cost saving): Learn the differences between the 4 running modes of EC2: On Demand, Reserved Instances, Spot Instances and Dedicated Hosts.
This Course Also Comes With:
✔ Lifetime Access to All Future Updates
✔ A responsive instructor in the Q&A Section
✔ Links to interesting articles, and lots of good code to base your next template onto
✔ Udemy Certificate of Completion Ready for Download
✔ A 30 Day “No Questions Asked” Money Back Guarantee!
This is the course that could change your AWS skills.
Learning and getting hands-on on AWS EC2 helps you to enhance your career opportunities and helps to boost your income. An investment in your career is an investment in yourself. Don’t procrastinate. There is no time like the present to take charge of your career. Take your career to the next level by learning AWS EC2 today!
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Learn the Course Objectives. We'll see the target AWS EC2 application we'll build, all using a load balancer, an auto scaling group and EC2 instances
Learn about how the course is structured and pre-requisites
Learn about Stephane Maarek, your instructor for this course
This course should be free of AWS charge if you're following along perfectly!
Download all the material for this course
Amazon EC2 Basics
Learn what EC2 is at a high level
Let's launch our first EC2 Linux Instance, step by step
Learn how to SSH to our EC2 instances using Mac or Linux, and learn about the ~/.ssh/config file
Learn how to SSH to our EC2 instances using Windows with Putty
Introduction lecture to security groups in AWS
Learn the difference of Private vs Public IPs
Learn to use EC2 User Data for performing bootstrap actions on our EC2 Instance
Learn about the EC2 Pricing
EC2 Machine Images (AMI)
Understand the roles of AMI in Amazon EC2
Hands On to create our first Amazon EC2 custom AMI
Learn about the application we will be using for this course
Understand the benefits of using Public AMIs
Learn where AMI are stored
Learn the pricing of AMIs in AWS
Choosing the right EC2 Instance Type
Get an overview of why there are different EC2 instances available
Learn about RAM in EC2 and which applications use it
Learn about CPU in EC2 and which applications use it
Learn about IO in EC2 and which applications use it
Learn about Network in EC2 and which applications use it
Learn about GPU in EC2 and which applications use it
Learn about General Instances (M) in EC2
Learn about Burstable Instances (T2) in EC2
Learn about the benefits of using T2 Unlimited
Summary of what we learned in this section
Network and Security in EC2
Get an Overview of Security Groups in EC2
Learn about the CIDR and how they related to IP ranges
Create and play with security groups in the AWS Cloud
Learn how to reference security groups as rules in your AWS Security Groups
Learn about Elastic IPs and the benefits they provide in AWS EC2
Learn about AWS Placement Groups and how they can help your application performance or high availability
Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)
Learn the fundamental concepts of load balancing in AWS EC2
Learn how to configure a Classic Load Balancer in EC2
Learn how to properly configure Health Check for ELB in EC2
Learn how to configure an Application Load Balancer in EC2
Learn about the concept of Network Load Balancers in EC2
Further reading to improve your load balancing skills
Learn how Load Balancers are Priced
Auto Scaling Groups (ASG)
Learn what Auto Scaling Groups (ASG) are in Amazon EC2
Create your first Auto Scaling group and observe scaling actions (Part 1)
Create your first Auto Scaling group and observe scaling actions (Part 2)
Create your first Rule and Alarm to automatically Scale.
Load test our application
Auto Scaling Group newer kind of policies setup
Learn what the pricing of AutoScaling is
EBS (Elastic Block Stores)
Learn what EBS Volumes are
Learn about the different EBS Volume Types
Create and attach your first EBS Volume. Make it persistent at reboot
Hands On Lecture to learn how to resize our EBS volumes on the fly
Hands On Lecture to learn how to create Snapshots in EBS and create new volumes from them
Learn about the EBS Pricing for the different volume types
EC2 Running Modes (cost saving)
Learn what are EC2 On Demand Instances
Learn what are EC2 Reserved Instances (RI)
Learn what are EC2 Spot Instances
Learn what are EC2 Dedicated Hosts
Don't forget to delete everything you've created in this course
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