AWS Auto Scaling Groups and Load Balancers

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Learn how to use Auto Scaling Groups and Application Load Balancers in AWS.

An auto scaling group will automatically manage the creation and destruction of EC2 instances while elastic load balancers can balance network traffic between the instances.


  • 0:00​ Intro
  • 1:58 Launch Template
  • 5:22 Auto Scaling Group
  • 9:27 Application Load Balancer
  • 12:28 Target Group
  • 14:28 Testing the Load Balancer
  • 15:53 Connecting Scaling Group and Load Balancer
  • 18:36 Updating EC2 Instances
  • 21:42 SSL Certificate
  • 24:13 Route 53 Record
  • 25:39 Summary

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