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Amazon EC2 Master Class (with Auto Scaling and Load Balancer)

Video Description

Become an AWS EC2 expert. Learn auto-scaling, AWS load balancing, EBS volume, network, VPC security group, and EC2 instance types

About This Video

  • Learn EC2 and master all its concepts.
  • Go through handson examples to practice what we learned with the course companion 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!

In Detail

AWS EC2 is the fundamental core component that every AWS professional should know about. Most people just know the basics of EC2. While this seems enough, there are so many things you probably don't know about Amazon EC2! 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 exposes great behavior for learning!

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 : Course Introduction
    1. Course Objectives 00:02:17
    2. Course Structure + Pre-requisites 00:02:52
    3. About your instructor 00:00:40
  2. Chapter 2 : Amazon EC2 Basics
    1. What is EC2? 00:01:23
    2. Launching an EC2 running Linux - Hands On 00:09:37
    3. How to SSH into EC2 using Linux / Mac - Hands On 00:09:14
    4. How to SSH into EC2 using Windows - Hands On 00:07:46
    5. Security Groups Intro 00:04:05
    6. Private vs Public IP Intro 00:09:43
    7. EC2 User Data - Hands On 00:09:25
    8. EC2 Pricing 00:04:05
  3. Chapter 3 : EC2 Machine Images (AMI)
    1. What's an AMI? 00:03:28
    2. Creating your own AMI - Hands On 00:15:45
    3. Course Application Deep Dive 00:08:05
    4. Public AMIs 00:03:20
    5. AMI Storage 00:01:59
    6. AMI Pricing 00:00:52
  4. Chapter 4 : Choosing the right EC2 Instance Type
    1. EC2 Instances Overview 00:02:23
    2. RAM in EC2 00:08:34
    3. CPU in EC2 00:08:32
    4. IO in EC2 00:05:32
    5. Network in EC2 00:03:05
    6. GPU in EC2 00:02:04
    7. General Instances (M) 00:01:03
    8. Burstable Instances (T2) 00:05:07
    9. T2 Unlimited 00:02:13
    10. Section Summary 00:01:06
  5. Chapter 5 : Network and Security in EC2
    1. Security Groups Overview 00:04:07
    2. IP and CIDR 00:08:18
    3. Security Groups Hands On 00:09:41
    4. Referencing another Security Group - Hands On 00:07:48
    5. Elastic IPs 00:07:55
    6. Placement Groups 00:05:31
  6. Chapter 6 : Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)
    1. Load Balancing in EC2 00:04:29
    2. Classic Load Balancer (v1 - old generation) - Hands On 00:12:05
    3. Health Checks - Hands On 00:05:52
    4. Application Load Balancer (v2 - new generation) - Hands On 00:13:10
    5. Network Load Balancer (v2 - new generation) 00:02:01
    6. Load Balancer Pricing 00:02:20
  7. Chapter 7 : Auto Scaling Groups (ASG)
    1. What is Auto Scaling? 00:04:19
    2. Auto Scaling Hands-On Part 1 00:07:57
    3. Auto Scaling Hands-On Part 2 00:07:32
    4. Auto Scaling Rules + Alarms 00:13:36
    5. Auto Scaling New Policies 00:02:11
    6. Auto Scaling Pricing 00:00:51
  8. Chapter 8 : EBS (Elastic Block Stores)
    1. EBS Volumes 00:05:08
    2. EBS Volume Types (GP2, IO1, ST1, SC1) 00:04:19
    3. EBS Volume Creation Hands On 00:09:23
    4. EBS Volume Resizing Hands On 00:04:06
    5. EBS Volume Snapshotting Hands On 00:02:39
    6. EBS Pricing 00:01:26
  9. Chapter 9 : EC2 Running Modes (cost saving)
    1. EC2 on Demand 00:01:04
    2. EC2 Reserved Instances 00:04:47
    3. EC2 Spot Instances 00:07:49
    4. EC2 Dedicated Hosts 00:01:20
  10. Chapter 10 : Next Steps
    1. Next Steps 00:01:43