Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) Playground

Lab Steps

Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) Playground

Ready for the real environment experience?

Time Limit4h


Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) is a service that allows you logically group and isolate your cloud infrastructure in a private network. Amazon VPC is a foundational offering from Amazon Web Services and it makes custom networking configurations easy.

Amazon VPC is used widely across AWS to host different types of infrastructure and services. By learning how an Amazon VPC is built and configured, and learning how to change an Amazon VPC, you will gain knowledge transferable to other Amazon services.

The extended duration of this hands-on playground lab means you will have the time and the freedom to really get to know the Amazon Virtual Private Cloud service.

Intended Audience

  • Candidates for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Certification
  • Cloud Architects
  • DevOps Engineers


Familiarity with the following will be beneficial but is not required:

  • Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC)
  • Amazon CloudWatch Logs

The following course and labs can be used to fulfill the prerequisite:

About the Author
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Andrew is a Labs Developer with previous experience in the Internet Service Provider, Audio Streaming, and CryptoCurrency industries. He has also been a DevOps Engineer and enjoys working with CI/CD and Kubernetes.

He holds multiple AWS certifications including Solutions Architect Associate and Professional.