The combination of Linux, Apache, MySQL, and Python or PHP (LAMP) is one of the most common software stacks for web servers, even for high-end web applications. In this course, the experienced sysadmin David Clinton will teach you how to install and configure a LAMP stack on AWS EC2 and RDS, also discussing security issues and selecting the right instance type for your application.
This course will cover all the steps in the process: from creating an instance to building a website-hosting LAMP stack. You'll find everything you need to configure your webserver using EC2 (Elastic Cloud Compute) and RDS (Amazon Relational Database) to power your MySQL instance.
Who should take this course
This is a beginner course that aims to introduce basic AWS concepts to anyone looking for a quick guide to building a web server in the AWS cloud. We'll take you through all the basic steps, from configuring your Linux installation to using Amazon RDS to take advantage of AWS scalability.
You should have some basic Linux knowledge. If you are new to Amazon Web Services, why not watch our AWS Basics course or some of the other introductory courses to the common AWS services, like Amazon RDS
And feel free to test your knowledge on the basic topics covered in this course by taking a quiz.
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