New Skills

New Training: Network for a Public Web Server

by Team Nuggets
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Published on March 3, 2021

In this 6-video skill, CBT Nuggets trainer Bart Castle teaches you how to build a basic AWS virtual private cloud deployment to support a publicly accessible web server running WordPress. Learn how to identify the key resources and configurations that’ll support internet accessibility for a public-facing EC2-based web application including Elastic Network Interfaces and Security Group rules logic. Watch this new AWS training.

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This training includes:

  • 6 videos

  • 34 minutes of training

You’ll learn these topics in this skill:

  • Public Web Server: Creating a VPC

  • Public Web Server: Internet Gateway and Subnet

  • Public Web Server: Routing

  • Public Web Server: Security Group and Rules

  • Public Web Server: Elastic Network Interface and IP Addresses

  • Public Web Server: Launching the Server

What is The Basic Architecture of an AWS Environment?

As organizations move their production environments into the cloud, they are often wondering what a general AWS environment is composed of. The reason for this is that organizations gain access to hundreds of various cloud-native services and features as they adopt a public cloud presence, and making sense of the various services as a new cloud practitioner can get overwhelming.

At a high-level, the foundational service in an AWS environment is the EC2 instance. The EC2 instance acts as the cloud-native workload or endpoint that organizations can use as their production servers or DevOps environments. Block-level EC2 storage, much like internal spinning disk for on-premises workloads, is known as an EBS volume. EBS volumes are great for storing data; however, AWS users have access to more cost-effective storage known as S3 storage for offloading data. S3 storage is known as object storage and can provide storage services at a fraction of the cost of EBS storage. For organizations looking to capitalize on extremely inexpensive storage, there’s AWS Glacier and Deep Archive. These storage tiers are extremely cost-competitive; however, they require 6 to 12 hours.

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