Tablet Talk: AWS Networking Basics

12m 54s

In this Tablet Talk, Will runs through the essential aspects of networking in AWS, including Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), regions, availability zones (AZs), and subnets, as well as how traffic can flow from the internet to your EC2 instances.

Learning Objectives

  • Get a high-level overview of AWS's global infrastructure
  • Learn how to keep your AWS environment secure with a VPC
  • Understand how regions, availability zones, and subnets work, and how they relate to VPCs
  • Understand how to connect your network to the outside with an internet gateway

Intended Audience

This high-level lesson is intended for those who new to networking on AWS and want to get a general overview of it before delving into more detailed lessons.


This lesson is open to anyone who wants to learn about networking on AWS!

About the Author
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Senior Content Developer

William Meadows is a passionately curious human currently living in the Bay Area in California. His career has included working with lasers, teaching teenagers how to code, and creating classes about cloud technology that are taught all over the world. His dedication to completing goals and helping others is what brings meaning to his life. In his free time, he enjoys reading Reddit, playing video games, and writing books.

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