AWS OpsWorks Stacks can no longer be created and existing stacks will no longer be able to be used after May 26, 2024.
For more information please reference the following documentation:
AWS OpsWorks is a configuration management service that provides managed instances of Chef and Puppet to automate your application management operations.
The main building blocks of OpsWorks include:
In this lab, you will utilize these building blocks to create and deploy a simple PHP application using AWS OpsWorks.
Upon completion of this lab you will be able to:
Familiarity with the following will be beneficial but is not required:
March 12th, 2023 - Resolved an issue that caused the lab to fail to set up on rare occasions
September 2nd, 2021 - Updated ec2 instance role name in the instructions
August 24th, 2021 - Recovered the ability to create stacks after AWS resolved the OpsWorks console validation issue
June 22th, 2021 - Incorporate updated lab format and revamp lab steps to match the current AWS console
Ryan and his faithful business partner Jade build tools for OpenStack and AWS to automate support of high-availability applications. Offline, he can be found buried in human factors books looking for ways to build more resilient systems.
Ryan loves working with large systems, the less predictable the better. Scaling, load balancing, and graceful failure handling are his favorite classes of problems.
His free time quickly fills with personal projects and self directed research on new tools or different areas of software development.