Monday 11/1/21 AWS/Cloud Study Update

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02 study course, learn.cantrill.io, 80 minutes: ‘R53 Global DNS’ section: ‘R53 Public Hosted Zones’, ‘R53 Private Hosted Zones’, ‘Cname VS R53 Alias’, ‘Simple Routing’, ‘Health Checks’, ‘Failover Routing’ PUBLIC HOSTED ZONES: A hosted zone is a dns database for a given section of the global dns database, specifically for a domain, and itContinue reading “Monday 11/1/21 AWS/Cloud Study Update”

Friday 10/29/21 AWS/Cloud Study Update

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02 study course, learn.cantrill.io, 120 minutes: Advanced EC2 section: ‘EC2 Placement groups pt. 1’, ‘EC2 Placement groups pt. 2’, ‘Dedicated Hosts’, ‘Enhanced Networking and EBS Optimized’ Today I learned about EC2 placement groups, dedicated hosts, enhanced networking and EBS optimized. Normally when launching an EC2 instance, it’s placement inside AWS datacenters is selectedContinue reading “Friday 10/29/21 AWS/Cloud Study Update”

Wednesday 10/27/21 AWS/Cloud Study Update

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02 study course, learn.cantrill.io, 60 minutes: Advanced EC2 Section: ‘System and Application Logging on EC2’, ‘[UPDATE][DEMO] Logging and Metrics with CW agent – part 1’, ‘[UPDATE][DEMO] Logging and Metrics with CW agent – part 2’ System and application logging section started with a brief mention of cloudwatch and its metrics , emphasizing thatContinue reading “Wednesday 10/27/21 AWS/Cloud Study Update”

Tuesday 10/26/21 AWS/Cloud Study Update

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02 course, learn.cantrill.io, 60 minutes: ‘ ‘Advanced EC2’ Section: ‘EC2 Instance Roles and Profile’, ‘[UPDATE][DEMO] Providing permissions and credentials to EC2 using instance roles’, ‘SSM Parameter Store’, ‘[UPDATE][DEMO] Parameter Store’ Today I continued my journey in learning about advanced EC2. Today I looked Instance Roles and the Instance profile, which is a wrapperContinue reading “Tuesday 10/26/21 AWS/Cloud Study Update”

Monday 10/25/21 AWS/Cloud Study Update

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02 study course, learn.cantrill.io, 75 minutes: ‘Advanced EC2’ section: ‘Boostrapping EC2 Using User Data’, ‘[DEMO] Boostrapping WordPress Directly and with CFN’, ‘Enhanced Bootstrapping with CFN’, ‘[DEMO] CFN-INIT and CFN Creation Policies’ I am now halfway through the SAA course. I have learned a lot, and there is much to learn. Today I haveContinue reading “Monday 10/25/21 AWS/Cloud Study Update”

Thursday/Saturday 10/21-23 AWS/Cloud Study Update

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02 study course, learn.cantrill.io, __ minutes: ‘Containers and ECS’ section: Whole section Between Thursday and Saturday I worked through the whole ‘Containers & ECS’ section once on each day; thus far, I have worked through the whole section four times. Going through the whole section on Saturday, things started to click a littleContinue reading “Thursday/Saturday 10/21-23 AWS/Cloud Study Update”

Wednesday 10/20/21 Cloud/AWS study update

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02 study course, learn.cantrill.io, 45 minutes: ‘Containers and ECS’ section: ‘ECS-Concepts’, ‘ECS-Cluster Mode’, ‘[DEMO] Deploying “Container of Cats” using Fargate’ The last two days have found me in completely new territory. Though it has all been new, the other parts of AWS (IAM, S3, VPC, EC2) that I have learned about I couldContinue reading “Wednesday 10/20/21 Cloud/AWS study update”

Tuesday 10/19/21 AWS/Cloud study update

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02 study course, learn.cantrill.io, 75minutes ‘Containers and ECS’ section: ‘Introduction to Containers’, ‘[DEMO] Creating ‘container of cats’ Docker image Today I finally got hands on with Docker and also created an account in Dockerhub. I really enjoyed learning about containers and how they are different from virtual machines. Prior to this I hadContinue reading “Tuesday 10/19/21 AWS/Cloud study update”

Monday 10/18/21 AWS/Cloud Study Update

Adrian Cantrill’s SAA-C02 course, learn.cantrill.io, 60 minutes: Sections: ‘[UPDATE2021] Instance Status Checks and Auto-Recovery’, ‘[DEMO] Shutdown, Terminate, and Terminate Protection’, ‘Horizontal and Vertical Scaling’, ‘[UPDATE 2021] Instance Metadata [Theory and Demo]’ Going into detail about system and instance status checks was really interesting. System status checks verify things like system power, network connectivity, and softwareContinue reading “Monday 10/18/21 AWS/Cloud Study Update”