Create and Use an Amazon EBS Volume Based on Projected IOPS Requirements
In this lab, you'll create a new EBS volume based on estimated IOPS requirements, and monitor its performance using CloudWatch. When you're finished with this lab, you'll have a good understanding on how to use EBS volumes, and monitor important EBS metrics.
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Get Familiar with the Existing AWS Infrastructure
You will become familiar with the existing AWS infrastructure by searching AWS console services, and connecting to an instance.
Create an EBS Volume Based on Projected IOPS
You will create an io2-based EBS volume that is tailored to the projected needs of the company, and will attach the volume to the database instance.
Mount a New EBS Volume
You will connect to the database instance, create a new filesystem on the new volume, and mount the volume to a database directory.
Create an Alarm for Average Queue Length
You will create a crucial CloudWatch alarm for the new EBS volume, and trigger that alarm.
Provided environment for hands-on practice
We will provide the credentials and environment necessary for you to practice right within your browser.
Follow along with the author’s guided walkthrough and build something new in your provided environment!
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- Linux CLI
- Familiarity with the EC2 UI
- AWS EBS
- AWS Cloudwatch