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Deploy MongoDB on Amazon Web Services

In this lab, students are asked to deploy a MongoDB server on Amazon Web Services. After completing this lab, students will have hands-on experience with deploying compute instances in AWS and installing a self-managed MongoDB cluster.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 45m
Clock icon Mar 31, 2022

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Connect to the Amazon Web Service Web Console

    Use the login information provided in the lab to connect to the web console in an Incognito or Private browser window.

  2. Challenge

    Deploy a Compute Engine Instance

    Using the EC2 service, launch an instance named mongodb. Choose the free tier Amazon Linux 2023 image on a t2.micro instance type.

  3. Challenge

    Connect to the Instance and Install MongoDB

    • Connect using the private key.
    • Create the repo file in /etc/yum.repos.d/mongodb-org-7.0.repo with the following content:
      name=MongoDB Repository
    • Install the mongodb-mongosh-shared-openssl3 mongodb-org packages.
    • Start the mongod service.
    • Check the status of the mongod service.
    • Connect via mongosh.

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