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Learning AWS OpsWorks by Todd Rosner

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Inside the stack

Now, we've successfully created a staging stack and it's time to take a look at what's inside. As you're still in the OpsWorks dashboard, click on your staging stack to proceed. As you can see from the previous figure, there are quick links for adding layers, instances, and apps. Being that instances and apps are dependent on layers, we'll move ahead with creating a layer first. Go ahead and click on the Add a layer link to get started:

Inside the stack

Layer types

At this point, you should be seeing something very similar to the previous figure. By default, OpsWorks displays options for a Rails application stack using either Apache2 with Passenger, ...

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