Category: AWS

What is Elastic Load Balancer (ELB) in AWS?

Elastic Load Balancer distributes incoming application or network traffic across multiple targets, such as EC2 instances, containers (ECS), Lambda functions, and IP addresses, in multiple Availability Zones. Seamlessly handle failures of downstream instances Do regular health checks to your instances Provide SSL termination (HTTPS) for your websites Enforce stickiness with cookies High availability across zones […]

What is Placement Groups in AWS?

Till now we have learned what is Amazon Ec2, AWS IAM, Security Groups. Today we will discuss about Placement Groups in AWS. Placement Groups in AWS determines how instances are placed on underlying hardware AWS now provides three types of placement groups Cluster – clusters instances into a low-latency group in a single AZ Partition– spreads instances […]

What is Security Groups in AWS?

Security Groups in AWS acts as a virtual firewall for your EC2 instances to control incoming and outgoing traffic. Both inbound and outbound rules control the flow of traffic to and traffic from your instance, respectively. A security group is a virtual firewall which is controlling the traffic to your EC2 instances. When you first […]

How to connect to EC2 instance using SSH

In this post, we are going to learn “How to connect to EC2 instance using SSH” and what are the prerequisite  for  it. Primary Usernames for EC2 Instances: Depending on the type of EC2 instance you have setup, below are the default / primary usernames: “ec2-user” (Amazon Linux, Red Hat Linux, SUSE Linux) “root” (Red […]

What is Amazon EC2? – Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud

What is Amazon EC2 Instance? Amazon EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud), one of Amazon Web Services most well-known services, offers businesses the ability to run applications on the public cloud. An EC2 instance is nothing but a virtual server in Amazon Web service terminology. It stands for Elastic Compute Cloud. It is a web service where an AWS subscriber can request and provision […]

What is AWS IAM?

AWS IAM is one of the core services available in Amazon Web Services. IAM stands for Identity and Access Management. In other words, it means the users of AWS. AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) is a web service that helps you securely control access to AWS resources. You use IAM to control who is authenticated (signed in) and authorized […]

Creating AWS Account – A Step by Step Process Guide

Creating AWS Account is the first step you need to take in order to learn Amazon Web Services. Signing up for AWS provides you with all the tools you requite to become an AWS professional. In this post, we will look at the step-by-step process of Creating an AWS Account. Step 1 – Visiting the Signup Page Head over to the Amazon […]