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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

Auto Scaling

In this chapter, we will focus on how to configure instances in VPC for Auto Scaling, and consider what and how to configure to make our application highly available.

It is important to understand what exactly scaling is! In this chapter, we will cover vertical scaling and horizontal scaling in detail.

After understanding the basics of scaling and the different types of scaling, we will create an instance in the default VPC, install a runtime environment, and deploy a sample application.

Once the instance is ready, we will create an Amazon Machine Image (AMI) out of it, which we will use while creating an Auto Scaling group.

Once the AMI is ready, we will create an Auto Scaling group. However, we need to launch the configuration we've created before we can create it.

 We will cover the following topics in this chapter:

  • An overview of Auto Scaling...