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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 and configuring an ELB

We are going to create instances in a default VPC, and then we will configure the load balancer to route the traffic to instances.

Let's create an instance in the free tier, then install Tomcat and deploy an application in it:

  1. Go to Services | Compute | EC2 | Instances | Launch Instance:
  1. Select Amazon Linux AMIKeep the instance type as t2.micro:
  1. Click on Next: Configure Instance Details.
  2. Select the default VPC and subnet to launch the instance. Click on Next: Add Storage:
  1. Keep the default settings and select Next: Add Tags
  2. Add tags if required and click on Next: Configure Security Group.
  1. Select the default security group or create a new security group. Click on Review and Launch:
  1. Review all the configured details and click on Launch.
  2. Select the key-pair available to you so that you can access...