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AWS CloudFormation Drift Detection

August 12, 2022
We'll explain what AWS CloudFormation Drift Detection is and how it works. It's similar to terraform plan but there are some differences. We'll cover the nuances, differences and walk through an example. Links AWS CloudFormation Docs Using Stac...

AWS CloudFormation Intrinsic Functions

August 4, 2022
CloudFormation Intrinsic Functions are built-in functions that allow you to perform some logic. They're quite useful and you'll see them out in the wild being used so it's good to get to know them. CloudFormation Docs Intrinsic Functions EC2 Se...

AWS CloudFormation: Webserver EC2 Instance and Security Group

August 4, 2022
In this video, we'll walk you through a real-world situation where: You'll download an existing CloudFormation template Review it Update and fix it so it works We'll install apache with UserData and show you how to ssh into the instance and de...

AWS CloudFormation Intro: CLI Tutorial

August 3, 2022
We'll provide a general introduction with the AWS CloudFormation CLI. This is right up the alley for those who are used to using the CLI. Links https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSCloudFormation/latest/UserGuide/aws-properties-ec2-instance.html#cfn-...

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 https://docs...
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Terraform AWS Data Sources

August 2, 2022
We'll cover Terraform Data Sources. Particularly two useful examples to help get started: aws_ami and aws_vpc. Terraform Data Sources Links https://www.terraform.io/language/data-sources https://registry.terraform.io/providers/hashicorp/aws/lat...

Terraform AWS Webserver: Configure EC2 Instance UserData and SSH Debugging

August 2, 2022
We'll show you now to create an AWS EC2 Instance with Terraform and write UserData script that will configure the instance at launch. We're combing knowledge we've learned from in other lessons: creating an instance and security group. And making...

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 update-in-place vs an apply...
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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 😱 ecs-spot: $141...

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 why I used ...

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: EC2 Instances Spot Fleets AutoScaling Groups The recomme...

AWS AutoScaling Spot Mixed Instance Types: Newer Way to Launch Instances

December 16, 2021
We'll build an AutoScaling Group with Mixed Instance Types. This allows you to use a combination of on-demand and spot instances. As a part of this, we'll define a Launch Template, since Mixed Instance Types are only supported with Launch Template...

AWS Launch Templates and a Single Instance with the Console: Useful to Avoid Manual Repetition

December 16, 2021
We'll introduce AWS Launch Templates. They can be used to launch an EC2 Instance, AutoScaling Group, or Spot Fleets. In this video, we'll create a single EC2 instance.

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 Templa...

AWS EC2 Instance with the Console: Manually Creating is a Great Way to Learn How Things Work

December 14, 2021
We'll build an EC2 instance with the AWS Console. We'll cover the common settings that you can configure the EC2 instance with. We'll also cover the user data script and show you how to can customize the EC2 instance when the instance is first lau...

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
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AWS Spot Fleet with the EC2 Console

December 13, 2021
We'll create a Spot Fleet with the EC2 console. Spot fleets are very powerful. They create multiple EC2 instances and manage them. There are different Spot Request Types. We'll also review and explain them. Request Type Persistence instance...

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 Amazon EC2 Spot Instances Pricing Spot Instance Advisor EC2...

EKS Managed Nodes Cluster with eksctl

October 9, 2021
We'll walk through creating an EKS cluster with the eksctl tool. We'll create a EKS powered by Managed Nodes. To help learn about the eksctl tool and we'll explore and review what gets created: CloudFormation Stacks VPC Network EKS Cluster EC2 ...
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Terraspace: EC2 Instance with the Terraform Registry Module

October 3, 2021
We'll build an EC2 instance with the terraform-aws-modules/ec2-instance registry module. Links: GitHub: boltops-learn/terraspace-aws-ec2 Terraform Registry module: terraform-aws-modules/ec2-instance Terraform aws_instance docs: aws_instance Ter...

Terraspace: EC2 Instance with aws_instance Terraform Resource

October 3, 2021
We'll build an EC2 instance with the native terraform aws_instance resource. We'll build the project from scratch. Links: GitHub: boltops-learn/terraspace-aws-instance Terraform Docs: aws_instance Terraform Docs: template_file rendered

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