AWS Classroom Series – 07/Oct/2020

Understanding Elastic Beanstalk

  • AWS Elastic Beanstalk is an orchestration service that can deploy applications & also orchestrate number of AWS Services such as
    • EC2 instances
    • S3 buckets
    • CloudWatch
    • SNS
    • ELB
    • Autoscaling
  • AWS Elastic Beanstalk support web applications written in
    • Java
    • PHP
    • .net
    • Nodejs
    • Python
    • Ruby
    • Go
    • Docker
  • It Supports Web Servers such as
    • Apache
    • Nginx
    • Passenger
    • IIS
  • AWS Elastic Beanstalk has no charges. You will be charged for the resources like ec2 instances, s3 buckets etc created as part of Elastic BeanStalk
  • Elastic Beanstalk Components:
    • Application:
      • Is logical collection of Elastic Beanstalk Components, includes environment, versions and environment
    • Application version:
      • This refers to specific source code version of web application. Application versions point to s3 bucket objects.
    • Environment: Two types of environments
      • Web Server Env: This listens to http(s) and processes the request
      • Worker Env: They process background tasks that listens to message on SQS (Simple Queue Server)
  • Environment Configuration:
  • Configuration template. Preview
  • Experiment: Create a tomcat based elastic beanstalk application Preview Preview Preview Preview
  • Now lets try to deploy a new application from here Preview Preview
  • Now navigate to application versions Preview Preview
  • Switching between application versions is simple.

Elastic Beanstalk Environment tier

  • Lets look at environment configuration of the above example b4 we look at tiers Preview Preview Preview Preview

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