Course

Auto Scaling

    Syllabus

  • Termination Policies Video — 00:06:47
    • How do you decide which instance should be stopped when scaling in or down? The answer in AWS is termination policies and they are covered here.

  • Auto Scaling Overview Video — 00:06:03
    • When you want to dynamically grow or shrink a set of servers in AWS, you need to understand auto scaling. This episode provides an introductory overview to the auto scaling capabilities of AWS.

  • Load Balancer Concepts Video — 00:08:15
    • Before you can consider the AWS features that assist in implementing load balancing, you must understand general load balancer concepts. This is particularly true for a design architect. In this episode, you will explore the load balancer concepts applicable to practically any solution.

  • Auto Scaling Configuration Lab Video — 00:12:35
    • Beyond understanding what auto scaling does, it is essential to see how it is configured and managed so that you can design for it. This episode takes you into a configuration lab for auto scaling so you can learn this important information.

  • Auto Scaling Groups Video — 00:04:08
    • Auto scaling works against collections of instances that can be scaled together. This episode explores the concept of auto scaling groups and how they fit into any implementation or design.

  • Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) Video — 00:09:40
    • What can you use to implement multiple servers to enhance performance or fault tolerance? In AWS, you can use Elastic Load Balancing (ELB), which is introduced in this episode.

  • Launch Methods Video — 00:04:14
    • Several launch methods are available for the use of auto scaling. This episode explores the various methods available to you so that you can select the right method for your design.

Syllabus

Course description

AWS Auto Scaling monitors the workload of instances and can add more instances or remove them as needed. Now you explore Auto Scaling with this course covering Auto Scaling groups, termination policies, Auto Scaling configuration, launch methods, load balancer concepts and more.

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