June 11, 2020 / Nirav S
In this blog post, we’re going to show you what is AWS Opsworks and explain to you about the feature, and how to implement it in the AWS console.
Let’s get started…
So basically, AWS OpsWorks is a configuration management service that helps you configure and operate applications in a cloud enterprise by using Chef OpsWorks.
Before we implement in AWS console we have to understand the difference between
It provides a simple and flexible way to create and manage stacks and applications. AWS OpsWorks Stacks and deploy and monitor applications in your stacks. You can create stacks that help you manage cloud resources in specialized groups called layers.
Every stack contains one or more layers, each of which represents a stack component, such as a load balancer or a set of application servers.
Now let”s understand how to create opsworks stalk in console
login to console and Click on Go to OpsWorks stacks
Click on ‘Add your first stack’
Choose the sample stack, choose the operating system you desired and click on ‘Create stack’
Click on ‘Explore the sample stack’ in the next screen.
You will then see the details of the stack in the next screen.
To start the instance for the stack, go to the Instances section.
For the nodejs-server1 , click on the start button to start the instance.
Once the instance is online, you should be able to see the status of the server in the online state.
Now if you go to the Public IP, and open it in the web browser you should get the following page.
So this shows that you have deployed your first OpsWork stack.
If you want to assign an Elastic IP to your stack, then go to the Layers section.
Click on the Network section.
You can turn on Elastic IP from here.
Now let see the cost for the service,
The pricing for each on-premises server on which you install the OpsWorks Stacks agent is $0.02 per hour. There are no minimum fees and no upfront commitments.
Here we see AWS OpsWorks is a configuration management service that helps you configure and operate applications in a cloud enterprise by using Chef.
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