This AWS RDS tutorial will show you how to set up MS SQL Server on AWS RDS. Amazon RDS is a cloud database that AWS manage all underlying servers for you. You will first see how to set up SQL Server on RDS. Next you will see how to access your SQL server from RDS.
If you need help on installing a server to connect to your SQL box from please see the tutorials below that may help:
This video will show you how to set up AWS backup. In this video you will see how to backup an EC2 instance on a schedule using AWS backup. You will see how to access AWS backup in the AWS console. You will then create a daily backup plan with a 35 retention period. You will then add a EC2 instance to this backup plan.
This Ubuntu Linux AWS tutorial will show you how to install Ubuntu on AWS. First you will open EC2 and search for the Ubuntu AMI. You will then step through the wizard to configure connectivity options ensuring that the Ubuntu server has a public IP allowing you to access. You will then generate a key to access your server. Next you will convert that key from pem to ppk using puttygen. Finally you will connect to your Ubuntu instance on AWS using putty Putty & Puttygen are available from:
This CentOS 8 tutorial will show you how to install CentOS 8 on VirtualBox. To begin you will see how to create a Virtual machine on VirtualBox. Next you will see how to download CentOS 8 to windows. Next you will see the CentOS 8 installation process. You will mount the CentOS 8 installation media into VirtualBox. Next you will see the CentOS 8 installation process step by step.7 Finally you will log into CentOS 8 server. This installation of CentOS 8 on VirtualBox take place on windows, in affect showing you how to run CentOS 8 on windows 10. The Install process will be the same if you are running on a physical machine.
The Amazon Linux AMI is a supported and maintained Linux image provided by Amazon Web Services for use on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). It is designed to provide a stable, secure, and high performance execution environment for applications running on Amazon EC2.
Log into your AWS account.
Click services and then EC2
Click launch Instance
Select Amazon Linux 2 AMI
Leave the default values in instance details and click next.
If required add more storage and click next add tags
Click add tag, type Name in the Key field and then type a server name in the Value feed. Click Next Configure Security group
Amazon GuardDuty is a threat detection service that continuously monitors for malicious activity and unauthorized behaviour to protect your AWS accounts and workloads. You can enable it to enhance the security on your AWS account.
First log into your AWS account, then click services and search for GuardDuty.
You can create an Amazon Machine Image or AMI for your existing EC2 instance. The AMI will allow you to launch a fresh EC2 instance using the AMI as a template. You can also share the AMI with other AWS accounts.
To get started, it is best practise to stop your instance before you start. So right click your instance and click stop
When the instance has stopped, right click it again, click image and then create Image
Give your Image a name, a description and then click create Image
In the screen that appears click the ami ID.
You will now see your image creation as pending.
Once the ami is marked as available you can then launch it as an EC2 instance.