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ElasticBeanstalk

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ElasticBeanstalk

  • It is a developer centric view for deploying applications.
  • Beanstalk is free but we pay for the instances and the services that it instantiates.
  • AWS Elastic Beanstalk supports the deployment of web applications from Docker containers
  • Simply upload your code and Elastic Beanstalk automatically handles the deployment, from capacity provisioning, load balancing, auto-scaling to application health monitoring.
  • At the same time, you retain full control over the AWS resources powering your application and can access the underlying resources at any time.
  • There is no additional charge for Elastic Beanstalk - you pay only for the AWS resources needed to store and run your applications.
  • We can map Elastic Beanstalk to an alias in route53.
  • It is a managed service.
  • We can have different versions of our application.
  • AWS Elastic Beanstalk stores your application files and optionally, server log files in S3.

Web vs Worker Tier

  • Web environment scales on the basis of load
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  • Worker environment scales on the basis of SQS messages
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  • We can combine the web and worker environment together by pushing messages from web environment to worker environment.

Last updated: 2022-05-16