Scaling PHP in the Cloud

HasGeek’s seventh event, focusing on the challenges of scaling from single to multi-server deployments for PHP-based websites.

Using Amazon EC2 to Scale Your Web Application

Submitted by Ravi Pratap (@ravipratap) on Jun 8, 2011

Section: Deployment Technical level: Beginner Session type: Tutorial Status: Confirmed & scheduled


Introduce participants to EC2 and help them get started with using Amazon EC2 to deploy and scale a web application

(This is a Lecture+Demo session)


  • Learn how to create EC2 instances & deploy your application to them
  • Learn about the various Amazon web services and how you can use them: EC2, S3, CloudFront, Route 53, etc.
  • Understand basic AWS terminology: Instances, Instance types, AMIs, Security groups, Elastic IPs, Elastic Load Balancers, EBS volumes, etc.




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