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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)
Title Page

Creating instances in a VPC

Let's try to create instances in the VPC that we created earlier in this chapter. We will try to launch the Elastic Beanstalk environment in the packt VPC and verify the instances it creates in the background in VPC. Elastic Beanstalk is a PaaS offering from AWS:

  1. Go to Services | Compute | Elastic Beanstalk.
  2. Click on Create New Application.
  3. Supply an Application Name and click on Create.
We can create multiple environments for application deployment in Elastic Beanstalk.
  1. Click on Create one now:
  1. Select Web server environment since we are going to deploy a Spring-based web application in Elastic Beanstalk.
  2. Click on Select:
  1. Supply the environment name, domain name, and so on:
  1. In the base configuration sections, select Tomcat in the platform field.
  2. Click on Upload your code.
  1. Click on the Upload button:
  1. Click on Source...