Compute Services Management Course

This course focuses on managing Compute services with EC2 instances in AWS.

1 hour, 9 minutes

Course description

This course shows how to manage EC2 instances and how to connect them. Then we move on to working with security groups, advanced management options, scripting, the Elastic Container Service and the helpful assistance of Elastic Beanstalk environment.


Elastic beanstalk environment

Video - 00:11:00

If you would like to have an expert AWS administrator available to you at any time, consider the Elastic beanstalk service. It's not a real administrator, but it's as close as it gets within AWS and it can launch and mage EC2 instances for you.
Elastic container service (ECS)

Video - 00:08:00

At times, you might want to run some code in AWS without having to launch, configure, upgrade, and manage entire EC2 instances. You may be able to do this with the Elastic Container Service and this episode explains how.
AWS batch

Video - 00:06:00

Where can you turn to automatically run those slick scripts you’ve created for your AWS environment? Look no further than AWS Batch.
Advanced EC2 management

Video - 00:06:00

AWS has come out with more EC2 management options, including resource optimization in AWS Cost Management, Host Recovery for EC2 instances, and traffic monitoring.
Working with security groups lab

Video - 00:10:00

To assist you in understanding security groups, this episode will demonstrate their creation and use.
Working with security groups

Video - 00:10:00

You might wonder how you can control who has access to the EC2 instances you implement. One method is with the use of security groups and this episode introduces the concept.
Connecting to instances lab

Video - 00:09:00

In addition to managing the instance properties in AWS itself, you will need to know how to remotely connect to the instance guest operating system to manage it. This episode explains how to make these remote connections.
Instance management

Video - 00:09:00

In the preceding chapter, you explored the basics of creating and configuring EC2 instances. In this first episode of Chapter 6, you will begin to explore the ongoing management of EC2 instances.

Meet the author

Mike Meyers

Mike Meyers, affectionately called the "Alpha Geek," is the industry's leading authority on CompTIA certifications. He is the president and co-founder of Total Seminars, LLC, a provider of PC and network repair seminars, books, videos and courseware for thousands of organizations throughout the world. Mike has been involved in the computer and network repair industry since 1987 as a technician, instructor, author, consultant and speaker. He has sold over a million IT and certification books, including the best-selling CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide and CompTIA Network+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide. He has personally taught thousands of students, including U.S. senators, U.S. Supreme Court Justices, members of the United Nation, every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, many branches of the Department of Justice, hundreds of corporate clients and academic students at every level.

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