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Whiteboard with an SA: Amazon Virtual Private Cloud

How should you design your first VPC? Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC for short) lets you provision an isolated section of the cloud to run your AWS resources in a network you control. When planning your VPC network design, there are several design considerations to explore.

In this video, Warren Santner, AWS Solutions Architect (SA), shows you how to plan and deploy your VPC to have complete control over your virtual networking environment, including selection of your own IP address range, creation of subnets, and configuration of route tables and network gateways. He will walk you through several design patterns taking into account these three criteria:

  1. Who are your users?
  2. What systems are accessing your resources?
  3. Where are they accessing these resources?

Watch this whiteboarding video to learn how to design your first VPC.

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