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Practical AWS Networking

By : Mitesh Soni
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Practical AWS Networking

By: Mitesh Soni

Overview of this book

Amazon Web Services (AWS) dominates the public cloud market by a huge margin and continues to be the first choice for many organizations. Networking has been an area of focus for all the leading cloud service providers. AWS has a suite of network-related products which help in performing network related task on AWS. This book initially covers the basics of networking in AWS. Then we use AWS VPC to create an isolated virtual cloud for performing network-related tasks. We then provide an overview of AWS Direct Connect after taking a deep dive into scalability and load balancing using the auto scaling feature, Elastic Load Balancing, and Amazon Route S3. Toward the end of the book, we cover troubleshooting tips and security best practices for your network. By the end of this book, you will have hands-on experience of working with network tasks on AWS.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
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Creating and configuring the VPC

In Chapter 1, The Basics of Networking on AWS, we discussed Amazon VPC and its core components in brief. In this section, we will cover how to create a VPC alongside the default VPC. Amazon VPC is secure, because it allows you to create instances in a logically isolated virtual network.

There is no additional charge for using Amazon VPC.

There are two different ways to create a VPC. We will discuss both in detail. Let's start by creating a VPC using a wizard.

Creating a VPC using a wizard

Creating a VPC using a wizard is the easiest way to create a VPC. Yes, the wizard gives you almost every possibility for creating different types of VPCs:

  1. Go to the AWS portal via the following URL...