Course

Compute Services Implementation

This course walks through launching and configuring EC2 instances.

    Syllabus

  • Dedicated Instances Video — 00:05:54
    • Dedicated instances are the final ‘special’ kind of AWS EC2 instance. This episode explains their operation.

  • Shared Tenancy Video — 00:05:09
    • You may have heard the phrase ‘shared instance,’ but what does it mean? You’ll understand after watching this episide. Grasp the concept and the way it’s implement in AWS here.

  • Configuring an EC2 Linux Instance Lab Video — 00:08:22
    • After implementing the Linux instance, you’ll need to know a bit about configuring. This episode takes you through some important instance configuration tasks.

  • AMI Virtualization Video — 00:12:11
    • After launching and configuring a few EC2 instances from AMIs, you’re probably beginning to wonder about the details of these instance images. In this episode, you will explore the details of AMIs and how they can be created as well.

  • Dedicated Hosts Video — 00:07:54
    • In addition to shares instances, AWS offered dedicated hosts and dedicated instances. In this episode and the next, dedicated hosts and instances are explored.

  • Setting up an EC2 Windows Instance Lab Video — 00:12:00
    • How about a Windows instance running in AWS? This episode provides a demonstration of the processes used to instantiate a Windows instance in AWS.

  • Launching an EC2 Linux Instance Lab Video — 00:12:53
    • Want to know how to create a Linux-based EC2 instance in AWS? This is the episode for you. You’ll see the process from start-to-finish.

Syllabus

Course description

Practice launching and configuring Linux and Windows EC2 instances and learn about shared tenancy, dedicated hosts and instances, and AMI virtualization.

Meet the author

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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