Exercise #2 - Checklist for completion

  1. Pop over to the CloudFront service in the Console and copy the domain name for the Distribution and load it up in a new tab.
  2. Click Rods and then the Muskie Casting Rod
  3. Buy the item (it will make you sign up etc.)

Attention

DO NOT ENTER CREDIT CARD INFORMATION ON THIS FORM

Below you can see a picture of how are architecture looks now. The area with the green background is the area that has changed since our initial deployment.

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Because we have replaced the existing service with an Amazon API Gateway and a Lambda Function, we have more flexibity to override methods in our existing service and benefit from AWS Lambda being in control of scaling. Because AWS Lambda takes care of scaling for you, there’s no need to configure Auto Scaling Groups.