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Learning AWS OpsWorks by Todd Rosner

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Adding a stack

When you access the OpsWorks dashboard, you should see a button that says Add stack. For this book and the benefit of its readers, we're going to go ahead and create a stack called Staging . The staging stack will represent a staging environment, which can later be cloned into production once configured how we want it to be.

Adding a stack

Name the stack Staging. Now, there are several options available to you for configuring a stack; the first of which is the Default operating system. OpsWorks provides two options here, Amazon Linux and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Amazon Linux is based on CentOS and is designed to have excellent performance on the AWS virtualization ...

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