Free Compute Services on AWS

April 16, 2023

10-Minute Tutorials

Start with these free and simple tutorials to explore AWS compute services

Remotely Run Commands on an EC2 Instance

In this hands-on tutorial, you will learn how to use AWS Systems Manager to remotely run commands on your Amazon EC2 instances. Systems Manager is a Management Tool that enables you gain operational insights and take action on AWS resources safely and at scale. Using the run command, one of the automation features of Systems Manager, you can simplify management tasks by eliminating the need to use bastion hosts, SSH, or remote PowerShell.

Create an Amazon Lightsail Instance

You can create a Lightsail instance, also known as a virtual private server (VPS), running an application like WordPress or a development stack like LAMP in seconds. After your instance starts running, you can connect to it via SSH without leaving Lightsail. Here’s how.

Run a Serverless “Hello, World!” with AWS Lambda

In this tutorial, you will learn the basics of running code on AWS Lambda without provisioning or managing servers. We will walk through how to create a Hello World Lambda function using the AWS Lambda console. We will then show you how to manually invoke the Lambda function using sample event data and review your output metrics.

Set up a Scaled and Load-Balanced Application

In this tutorial, we cover the basics steps for setting up a load-balanced application when the Auto Scaling group is created.