Architecting Highly Available Systems on AWS

In this course, we see how to assemble many powerful AWS components into a resilient, highly available web application with no single point of failure.
Course info
Rating
(349)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jul 31, 2013
Duration
4h 2m
Table of contents
Distributed Systems and AWS
Provisioning Durable Storage with EBS and S3
Setting Up Databases in RDS and DynamoDB
Leveraging SQS for Scalable Processing
Adding EC2 Virtual Machines
Using ELB to Scale Applications
Enabling Auto Scale to Handle Spikes and Troughs
Configuring DNS with Route 53
Description
Course info
Rating
(349)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jul 31, 2013
Duration
4h 2m
Description

This course describes the techniques and best practices for composing highly available distributed systems on the AWS platform. Throughout the course, we build up a web application that takes advantage of AWS storage, databases, compute, messaging, DNS, and more.

About the author
About the author

Richard Seroter is the VP of Product Marketing at Pivotal, with a master’s degree in Engineering from the University of Colorado. He’s also an 11-time Microsoft MVP for cloud, an instructor for Pluralsight, the lead InfoQ.com editor for cloud computing, and author of multiple books. As Vice President at Pivotal, Richard leads product, customer, technical, and partner marketing teams. Richard maintains a regularly updated blog on topics of architecture and solution design and can be found on Twitter as @rseroter.

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