Implementing Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)

This course gives you all the required information to start using AWS Elastic Block Store (EBS) volumes with your EC2 instances. Pricing tiers, optimizing performance, implementing security, and taking point-in-time backups are covered as well.
Course info
Rating
(12)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 16, 2019
Duration
2h 29m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Provisioning and Configuring EBS Volumes
Restoring from EBS Snapshots
Optimizing EBS Instances
Securing EBS Instances
Analyzing Performance of EBS Volumes with CloudWatch
Description
Course info
Rating
(12)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 16, 2019
Duration
2h 29m
Description

Elastic Block Store (EBS) is Amazon's block storage offering for EC2 instances. Choosing the right configuration for EBS volumes can be tricky. In this course, Implementing Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS), you will gain the ability to provision EBS volumes for your EC2 instances. First, you will learn to choose the best EBS volume type for your budget and workload. Next, you will discover how to create point-in-time backups for disaster recovery. Finally, you will explore how to secure your EBS volumes and also leverage AWS Lambda to handle EBS related events. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of implementing Elastic Block Store (EBS) needed to effectively use EBS volumes with your EC2 instances.

About the author
About the author

Reza, is a Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS architect, developer and trainer. He continues helping his clients with cloud-native solutions while sharing his expertise with other developers through training and mentoring.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
(Music) Hi, everyone! My name is Reza Salehi, and welcome to my course, Implementing Amazon Elastic Block Store, EBS. I am a cloud deployment consultant and trainer. Did you know AWS allows to easily encrypt, optimize, monitor, and make point-in-time backups from your EBS volumes? In this course, we are going to cover all you need to know to work with Amazon's Block Storage offering. Some of the major topics that we will cover include provisioning the right EBS tier for your budget and need, creating point-in-time EBS snapshots and restoring them, using EBS-Optimized EC2 instances to get the most out of your EBS volumes, securing your EBS volumes by encrypting them, and leveraging AWS lambda to handle events raised by EBS volumes. By the end of this course, you will know enough to safely and securely start using EBS volumes with your EC2 machines. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with AWS Console and provisioning EC2 instances. I hope you will join me on this journey to learn all about Elastic Block Store with the Implementing Amazon Elastic Block Store course at Pluralsight.