CHAPTER 4

Computing in the Cloud: AWS Compute Services and Amazon EC2

In this chapter, you will

•   Learn what Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) can do

•   Understand how to use an Amazon Machine Image (AMI), a template you use to create and run (launch) an EC2 instance

•   Learn how to choose and purchase the best AMI instance types

•   Learn about the four different types of storage that you can use with EC2 instances

•   Learn about the importance of the root device volume

•   Be exposed to EC2 features

•   Learn how to monitor your EC2 instances

•   Learn how to tag your EC2 resources

•   Understand EC2 configuration options

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) is a highly reliable web service that enables you to build fault-resistant applications, ...

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