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Creating EC2 Amazon Machine Images (AMIs)

Hands-On Lab

 

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Training Architect

Length

00:30:00

Difficulty

Beginner

One of the most alluring features of AWS to enterprises is the ease of backing up mission critical services and applications. The ability to create a copy of your Amazon Machine Image (AMI) with just a few clicks of the mouse or a few commands in the API is excellent for ensuring your application is always able to be restored at a moment's notice. This also allows you to deploy mirrored servers in other availability zones or even regions if you copy them over. In this learning activity, we will deploy software to a machine and illustrate how AMIs can be used to distribute that image among your environment.

What are Hands-On Labs?

Hands-On Labs are scenario-based learning environments where learners can practice without consequences. Don't compromise a system or waste money on expensive downloads. Practice real-world skills without the real-world risk, no assembly required.