6 Labs · 35 Credits · 3h 18mUse Case (Beginner)
This quest is designed to teach you how to work with AWS services to store, manage, and share digital media on the cloud.
This lab provides you with a basic overview of launching, resizing, managing, and monitoring an Amazon EC2 instance. Please DO NOT change the auto assigned region.
introductory 1 Credit 30 Minutes
This lab teaches you about Amazon DynamoDB and walks you through how to create, query, view and delete a table in the AWS Management Console. For a demonstration, go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujWV3-m1pLo For the lab to function as written, please DO NOT change the auto assigned region.
introductory Free 20 Minutes
This lab introduces the concept of Elastic Load Balancing (ELB). In this lab you will use ELB to load balance a set of web servers in an Availability Zone. You will launch a pair of Amazon EC2 instances, bootstrap them to install web servers and content, and then access the instances independently using Amazon EC2 DNS records. Next, you will set up ELB, add your instances to the ELB, and then access the ELB DNS record to watch your requests load balance between servers. Finally, you will look at ELB metrics in CloudWatch. To successfully complete this lab, you should be familiar with the AWS Management Console.
Fundamental 8 Credits 30 Minutes
This lab focuses on Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS), a key underlying storage mechanism for Amazon EC2 instances. In this lab, you will learn how to create an EBS volume, attach it to an instance, apply a file system to the volume, and then take a snapshot backup. To successfully complete this lab, you should be familiar with basic Amazon EC2 usage and with basic Linux server administration. You should feel comfortable using the Linux command-line tools.
fundamental 8 Credits 25 Minutes
fundamental 8 Credits 35 Minutes
This lab introduces the basics of Auto Scaling, highlighting multiple Auto Scaling use cases and the command-line tools used for Auto Scaling configuration. After completing this lab you will have configured and tested an elastic web farm which automatically scales capacity to accommodate load. In addition you will have explored a steady state use case in which Auto Scaling is used to maintain high availability of critical resources.
advanced 10 Credits 50 Minutes