Lessons with tag: aws

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AWS CloudFormation Resources

August 4, 2022
We'll introduce the **resources** section of CloudFormation template. This is the only required section and hence is a good starting point. We'll create a security group because: 1. **required**: At least one actual resource is required by Clou...
13:27
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AWS CloudFormation Intro: Console Tutorial

August 3, 2022
We'll provide a general introduction with the AWS CloudFormation management console. This is a great way to get started learning how to use CloudFormation. It's also a good refresher for those who already know CloudFormation. ## Links * http...
15:07
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AWS CloudFormation High-Level Introduction

August 3, 2022
In this introduction we'll talk about what CloudFormation is at a high-level. Note, video is more theoretical than practical hands-on like most other videos. It's quite useful though for those who are just getting started. We'll provide backgro...
12:05

Terraform AWS EC2 Instance: Plan, Apply, Destroy

July 26, 2022
We'll cover how to create a simple EC2 instance resource throughly. We'll go through the commands: terraform init terraform plan terraform apply terraform destroy More importantly, we'll cover the difference between an upd...
9:39
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Terraform S3 Backend: How To Configure Tutorial

July 26, 2022
We'll show how to configure an terraform s3 backend. We'll do a deep dive and inspect what terraform is actually creating in the dynamodb tables and s3 bucket. We'll also talk a little bit about the naming convention for bucket and key path. * ...
7:05

Terraspace Cost Estimation: A Few Examples with $1,287/mo EC2 Example and Different EKS Clusters

July 22, 2022
We'll review the Terraspace Cost Estimation instructions and then do something fun. We'll see what some of the example modules from the Terraform Registry costs. The cost estimates 🤣 * ec2: $8.39/mo * complete ec2 example: **$1,287/mo** 😱 * e...
12:31

Azure MySQL Flexible vs Single Server Offerings: Flexible Basically Provides HA Option

February 4, 2022
We'll cover the difference between the Azure MySQL Flexible vs Single Server offerings. * The Flexible Server is similar to AWS RDS Multi-AZ. So it provides a failover standby for High Availability, HA. Though it may remind AWS users of Aurora,...
2:15

Account Structure Hierarchies AWS vs Azure vs Google

January 27, 2022
We'll cover the different ways and names that cloud providers use to organize the account structure.
2:40

AWS CloudShell Introduction

January 24, 2022
Will show a quick demo of the AWS Cloud Shell. It's a nice way to do things on the go when you don't have your computer on hand. All you need is a web browser. Some useful commands to help explore the Cloud Shell: aws s3 ls cat /etc...
1:39

AWS Cloud9 IDE Editor Demo and Why I Currently Use It

January 13, 2022
Will cover the reasons why am using Cloud9 as my current IDE. Will also provide a demo of how to create a Cloud9 machine, going through and showing the resources AWS that launches. **Pros:** * Internet Speed: This is the number one reason wh...
12:28

Terraspace Getting Started with AWS

January 9, 2022
We’ll go through the Terraspace Getting Started guide with AWS. We'll generate a new Terraspace project with an s3 bucket example. Deploy it, updated it, and learn how Terraspace works. Links: * Terraspace Docs: [AWS Getting Started](https:/...
11:55

EKS: Self-Managed Nodes vs Managed Node Group vs AWS Fargate

January 6, 2022
We'll cover the different EKS Nodes and what they mean. Essentially, EKS manages Kubernetes-as-a-Service but this mainly means the Kubernetes control plane. You still need to provide compute nodes to your EKS cluster so they have the capacity to ...
4:12

AWS Configuring the CLI Credentials: Setup .aws/config Instructions

January 4, 2022
We'll show you how to configure the AWS CLI credentials. We'll create actual IAM users and set them up as named profiles in the `~/.aws/credentials` and `~/.aws/config` files. Links: * [Configuration settings and precedence](https://docs.aws...
8:22

Terraspace Secrets with AWS: Don’t Commit Secrets into Git, Instead Use SSM and Secrets Manager

January 4, 2022
Committing secrets into your source version control is not a good practice. We'll show you how to use AWS SecretsManager and SSM Parameter Store to store and use secrets safely instead. ## Commands In the video, to focus on learning, we main...
7:57
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Different Ways to Launch AWS EC2 Spot Instances

December 25, 2021
We'll provide a high-level overview of the different ways to launch AWS EC2 spot instances. We'll talk about their different complexity levels and age in existence. The 3 different ways: 1. EC2 Instances 2. Spot Fleets 3. AutoScaling Groups ...
2:52

AWS How To Add Shortcut Console Links to the Menu

December 20, 2021
Short video shows you how to add shortcut links to the top of the AWS navigation. Makes it easy to just get to your most used AWS consoles in a single click.
0:54

Google Network Fundamentals: AWS vs Google

December 18, 2021
We'll cover how Google Networks work. They are global. We'll compare them to AWS VPCs to help emphasize how they are global instead of regional, which are what most people are used to when thinking about Virtual Networks.
5:10

AWS VPC Fundamentals: CIDR Ranges, Subnets, Route Tables, IGW, NAT, Network ACL, Security Groups

December 16, 2021
We'll explain how AWS VPCs work and cover their fundamental building components. The VPC is a highly available design. This is essential if you need to build VPCs. It's also very useful when you need to debug VPC networks. We'll cover: * CIDR r...
11:39

AWS Launch Templates Pros vs Cons and Theory vs Practice: How to Use Them in the Real World

December 15, 2021
We'll introduce AWS Launch Templates and explain what they do. More importantly, we'll talk about the Theory vs Practice of using Launch Templates. How to actually use them in practice. What Settings Can We Change at Launch Time? Launch Temp...
10:13

Terragrunt to Terraspace: The Step by Step Migration Guide

December 14, 2021
We'll take you through a full migration of a simple Terragrunt project to a Terraspace project. You'll be able to run `terragrunt apply` and `terraspace up` and see no changes. This allows you to test things out incrementally. This unique appr...
13:47

AWS EKS vs Azure AKS vs Google GKE

December 13, 2021
We'll cover the 3 different Kubernetes offerings from AWS, Azure and Google. We'll walk through each of their consoles, website interfaces, and explore how they work and compare. Repos used to create the 3 different clusters: * https://githu...
15:34

AWS Spot Instance with the EC2 Console

December 13, 2021
We'll show you how to launch a spot EC2 instance. There are different Spot Request Types. We'll also review and explain them. Request Type | Persistence ---|--- instance | one-time instance | persistent fleet | request fleet | maintain
7:29
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How to Find Current AWS EC2 Spot Market Prices

December 13, 2021
We'll show you how to find current AWS EC2 Instance spot prices. There are several ways, we'll go through 6 of them! Links: * Blog Post: [How to Find the Current AWS EC2 Spot Market Price](https://blog.boltops.com/2018/07/17/how-to-find-the-...
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Terraform Registry EKS Module Code Review and Summary

November 20, 2021
We'll review and quickly figure out what the Terraform Registry EKS module creates by using grep. ## Useful greps grep '^resource' modules/fargate/*.tf grep '^resource' modules/node_groups/*.tf grep '^resource' *.tf grep '...
3:54
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The eksctl Docs Walkthrough

November 18, 2021
We'll walk through the eksctl Docs. The eksctl tool is a powerful way to create and managed EKS clusters. There's a lot more to the tool than the AWS docs can cover. By walking through the docs site, you'll learn where you'll need to go to use the...
7:46

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