Creating an AWS EC2 Autoscaling Group using Load Balancer

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Create an AWS EC2 Auto Scaling Group which scales in and out based on incoming traffic.

Clock2 hours
IntermediateIntermediate
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
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Please note: You will need an AWS account to complete this course. All the resources used in the course come under free-tier provided by AWS for new users. But you might be charged if you have already used up your free-tier credits. In this 2-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to create an AWS EC2 AutoScaling Group which can scale in and out based on the incoming traffic. We will go through the complete process of deploying your web application in the AutoScaling Group. We will be creating an Application Load Balancer which will distribute the incoming traffic among the EC2 Instance of our AutoScaling Groups. We will be creating an Amazon Machine Image which will be used to create a Launch Configuration which will act as the base for the EC2 Instances in our AutoScaling Group. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Skills you will develop

awsserverdeploymentAmazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)Cloud Computing

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Create an AWS EC2 Instance.

  2. Connect to the AWS EC2 Instance and deploy a Python application.

  3. Create an Amazon Machine Image (AMI).

  4. Create a Launch Configuration.

  5. Create a Target Group.

  6. Create an AWS EC2 AutoScaling Group.

  7. Load Test the EC2 AutoScaling Group.

  8. Delete all the components we created to avoid unncessary billing.

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In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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