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Getting started with EC2 instance

About EC2

  1. Provides on-demand, scalable compute capacity in the AWS Cloud
  2. Compute Instances are known as EC2 instances
  3. Allows various configurations of CPU, memory, storage and networking capabilities
  4. Instances can be launched in multiple regions
  5. Also referred to as IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service)
  6. Can use the EC2 Instance as an application server, a database server, or maybe as a batch-processing server

Creating an account in AWS and service recommendations

How to create an EC2 instance?

Steps to Create an EC2 Instance
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  • There are separate rules that control inbound and outbound traffic
  • Only allow rules can be specified, no deny rules
  • By default, all outbound traffic is allowed, and all inbound traffic is blocked
  • Security groups are stateful which means if you send a request from your instance, the response traffic for the request is allowed to flow in regardless of inbound security group rules
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