• EC2 Pricing Video — 00:13:27
    • Pricing for EC2 instances varies greatly within AWS. The most impacting factors in EC2 pricing are instance types/classes in use and the pricing category chosen as discussed in this episode.

  • EC2 Overview Video — 00:11:16
    • Cloud computing is all the buzz today, but what is the service in AWS that allows for this? The answer is EC2 and this episode introduces the concepts around the EC2 service.

  • EBS and EC2 Video — 00:05:27
    • Elastic Block Store is your ‘hard drive’ in the cloud. This episode introduces the use of an EBS volume in AWS.

  • EC2 Instance Types Video — 00:09:22
    • When you launch an EC2 instance, you must consider more than just the Amazon Machine Image (AMI) to use. You must also determine the instance type or class to use so that you can achieve optimum performance. For this reason, it is important to understand the contents of this episode.


Course description

Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) is a service that lets you run virtual servers (machines) in the cloud. In this course, you’ll improve your understanding of EC2 with this course covering instance types, EC2 prices and EC2 in combination with Elastic Block Store (EBS).

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