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New Training: Create Amazon EC2 Instances with PowerShell

by Team Nuggets
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Published on February 19, 2021

In this 5-video skill, CBT Nuggets trainer Trevor Sullivan shows you how to deploy EC2 instances running on ARM or x86 CPU architectures using AWS Tools for PowerShell. Watch this new AWS training.

Watch the full course: AWS Cloud Automation

This training includes:

  • 5 videos

  • 1.0 hours of training

You’ll learn these topics in this skill:

  • Why Use PowerShell to Automate Amazon EC2?

  • Setting Up AWS Tools for PowerShell for Amazon EC2 Automation

  • Explore Amazon EC2 PowerShell Command Metadata

  • Find an EC2 Amazon Machine Image (AMI) with PowerShell: Get-EC2Image

  • Create Amazon EC2 Instance with PowerShell: New-EC2Instance

How to Automate Cloud Workloads with Powershell

As organizations move their production environments from on-premises workloads to the cloud, they often want to do so while maintaining the automation processes and workflow process control that they've come to use and depend on locally in their on-premises environments. One example of this is that as organizations move to the cloud, they are looking to maintain scripting services that control the spinning up and spinning down of critical cloud workloads seamlessly or automate failover processes from their production environment into high availability zones with ease.

To address this concern, many admins are benefiting from common Powershell scripting practices that they've used for many years to capture the speed and scalability of the cloud-enabled by automating processes through Powershell scripting. Whether it's spinning up new cloud instances on the fly or automating other useful AWS cloud-based services, admins can now achieve control and automation without reinventing the wheel in the public cloud.

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