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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

Setting up Auto Scaling in a load balanced application

Let's look at the process of creating an Auto Scaling group in AWS, step by step.

The objective is to create the following architecture using the Auto Scaling group:

The following diagram shows the steps for the rest of the sections in this chapter:

There are three major components of Auto Scaling in AWS:

  • Amazon Machine Image (AMI)
  • Launch configuration
  • Auto Scaling group

Now, let's cover each of these components.

Amazon Machine Image

An Amazon Machine Image (AMI) is a template where we have already installed all the necessary packages and deployed the application package to a web server. Here, a Spring-based application needs to be deployed...