Amazon Virtual Private Cloud, VPC, enables you to launch AWS resources into a virtual network. In this video, take a look at private network hosting at AWS and explore the basic concepts of how a VPC operates.
- [Narrator] When you host applications at AWS, … when you host databases at AWS, … they're hosted in a virtual private cloud. … Virtual private cloud, the simplest definition … is a collection of subnets logically isolated … to your AWS account. … It's your networking layer, it's logically isolated … as your own data center. … And this is where we launch our EC2 instances, … either on public or private subnets. … And it's logically isolated from all other customers, … all of their networks hosted at AWS. … That's the most important job from Amazon's point of view … to keep your stuff private. … When I create a VPC, depending on the region that I create … the VPC in, I have a variety, or a number … of availability zones that I can use. … My network can span all of the availability zones … within the region that I select. … Remember, an Availability Zone is containing … at the very least at data center. … Subnets are created in Availability Zones. … So you can think of it this way. … There's a physical data center within the Availability Zone. …
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Infrastructure Security
2. Data Protection
3. Detective Controls
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