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Amazon EC2 Fundamentals

via LinkedIn Learning


Learn how Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) can make cloud computing easier for developers. Discover how to configure and launch an EC2 instance.


  • Introduction
1. Understanding Amazon EC2
  • AWS free tier
  • What is Amazon EC2?
  • AWS regions and availability zones
  • Picking the right region: Best practices
2. What Makes Up an EC2 Instance
  • What makes up an EC2 instance
  • Amazon Machine Image (AMI)
  • Instance family, class, and size
  • Virtual private cloud (VPC) and subnets
  • Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) and root device volumes
  • Security groups
  • Demo: Security groups
  • Key pairs
3. Launching an EC2 Instance
  • Launching an EC2 instance: Deep dive
  • Viewing instance information
  • Connect to Linux instance from Linux or Mac
  • Connect to Linux instance from Windows
  • Connect to Windows instance from Linux, Mac, or Windows
  • Changing the instance password

Taught by

Shyam Raj


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