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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


We are at the end of this chapter, so let's summarize what we have covered.

We have covered two ways to create a virtual private cloud: one with the wizard and one without it. Of course, creating a VPC with the wizard is quicker and easier, but it is more desirable to work with a custom VPC first so that we know what is going on behind the scenes when we create a VPC with the wizard.

Once we had created a custom VPC, we created an application in Elastic Beanstalk that is a PaaS offering from AWS. We then created an environment in the application and deployed a sample application in the environment. While creating and configuring the application and environment, we configured our custom VPC for launching instances; hence, all the instances that were created in the PaaS will be created in the custom VPC. 

The user should delete the VPC in order to avoid unnecessary...