AWS Scalability

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AWS Scalability

Authors: Mike Pfeiffer, Peter Van der Weerd

Cloud platforms offer many benefits and one of the most important is scalability, the ability to add computing power or infrastructure as needed automatically. With cloud... Read more

What you will learn:

  • EC2 Auto Scaling
  • AWS Load Balancing
  • Auto Scaling of resources

Pre-requisites

This path is intended for beginners who understand cloud computing in general and want to learn how AWS handles your scalability needs.

Beginner

In this section you will learn how to implement EC2 Auto Scaling for your EC2 compute resources.

Implementing AWS EC2 Auto Scaling

by Mike Pfeiffer

Feb 14, 2019 / 1h 10m

1h 10m

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Description

Do you need to design and implement elastic applications on the AWS cloud? In this course, Implementing AWS EC2 Auto Scaling, you will learn foundational skills required to deploy Auto Scaling groups on Amazon EC2. First, you will explore the concept of elasticity on AWS and gain an understanding of the differences between vertical and horizontal scaling. Next, you will discover how to build launch configurations and templates used by EC2 instances when scaling out horizontally. Finally, you will learn how to implement Auto Scaling groups that scale dynamically, on a schedule or predictively based on patterns and forecasts. By the end of this course, you will have the necessary knowledge to efficiently utilize Amazon EC2 to implement and deploy Auto Scaling groups successfully.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Creating Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling Groups
  3. Configuring EC2 Auto Scaling

Intermediate

In this section you will learn how to implement Load Balancing on AWS.

Implementing AWS Load Balancing

by Mike Pfeiffer

Mar 14, 2019 / 1h 25m

1h 25m

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Description

Load balancing services are a core component of highly available application architectures in the cloud. In this course, Implementing AWS Load Balancing, you’ll learn how to deploy Elastic Load Balancers on the AWS cloud platform. First, you’ll explore the load balancing service from a high-level. Next, you’ll discover how each of the different load balancer types work. Finally, you’ll learn how to deploy load balancers to support multiple scenarios on AWS. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills to effectively work with the Elastic Load Balancing service and you'll be ready to build load balancers of your own on AWS.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Configuring Load Balancing
  3. Working with the Application Load Balancer
  4. Working with the Network Load Balancer
  5. Working with the Classic Load Balancer

Advanced

In this section you will learn about the auto scaling capabilities you need to implement with your other AWS resources.

Auto Scaling AWS Resources

by Peter Van der Weerd

Oct 22, 2021 / 1h 17m

1h 17m

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Description

Stop guessing capacity and automatically scale resources to keep performance up and costs down. In this course, Auto Scaling AWS Resources, you’ll learn to manage some common AWS resources, like EC2 Instances, containers, and databases with regards to Auto Scaling. First, you’ll explore what Auto Scaling is and why it is needed. Next, you’ll discover which resources are candidates for Auto Scaling. Finally, you’ll learn how to manage the Auto Scaling functions and features of common AWS Resources. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of AWS Auto Scaling needed to plan and execute Auto Scaling several resource types.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Understanding Auto Scaling in AWS
  3. Configuring EC2 Auto Scaling in AWS
  4. Setting up an Elastic Load Balancer in AWS
  5. Administering Application Auto Scaling in AWS
  6. Auto Scaling Databases in AWS
  7. Using the AWS Auto Scaling Service
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Learning Paths

AWS Scalability

  • Number of Courses3 courses
  • Duration4 hours
  • Skill IQ available Skill IQ

Cloud platforms offer many benefits and one of the most important is scalability, the ability to add computing power or infrastructure as needed automatically. With cloud computing resources, you can choose to never have to guess how large of a machine you need to provision to handle future needs. This path will cover how AWS enables the scalability of your projects.

Courses in this path

Beginner

In this section you will learn how to implement EC2 Auto Scaling for your EC2 compute resources.

Intermediate

In this section you will learn how to implement Load Balancing on AWS.

Advanced

In this section you will learn about the auto scaling capabilities you need to implement with your other AWS resources.

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