AWS Cloud Foundation (ACF)

Module 6: Compute

The purpose of this module is to introduce many of the compute services that Amazon Web Services
(AWS) offers. These services include Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), AWS Lambda, AWS
Elastic Beanstalk, Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), Amazon Elastic Container Registry
(ECR), and Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS).

At the end of this module, students should be able to:
• Provide an overview of different AWS compute services in the cloud
• Demonstrate why to use Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
• Identify the functionality in the Amazon EC2 console
• Perform basic functions in Amazon EC2 to build a virtual computing environment
• Identify Amazon EC2 cost-optimization elements
• Demonstrate when to use AWS Elastic Beanstalk
• Demonstrate when to use AWS Lambda
• Identify how to run containerized applications in a cluster of managed servers