Deploy MongoDB on Amazon Web Services

45 minutes
  • 3 Learning Objectives

About this Hands-on Lab

In this lab, students are asked to deploy a MongoDB server on Amazon Web Services. After completing this lab, students will have hands-on experience with deploying compute instances in AWS and installing a self-managed MongoDB cluster.

Learning Objectives

Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:

Connect to the Amazon Web Service Web Console

Use the login information provided in the lab to connect to the web console in an Incognito or Private browser window.

Deploy a Compute Engine Instance

Using the EC2 service, launch an instance named mongodb. Choose the free tier Amazon Linux image on a t2.micro instance type.

Connect to the Instance and Install MongoDB
  • Connect using the private key.
  • Create the repo file in /etc/yum.repos.d/mongodb-org-5.0.repo with the following content:
    [mongodb-org-5.0]
    name=MongoDB Repository
    baseurl=https://repo.mongodb.org/yum/amazon/2/mongodb-org/5.0/x86_64/
    gpgcheck=1
    enabled=1
    gpgkey=https://www.mongodb.org/static/pgp/server-5.0.asc
  • Install the mongodb-org mongodb-mongosh packages.
  • Start the mongod service.
  • Connect via mongosh.

Additional Resources

You are working as a DBA and are tasked with deploying a self-managed MongoDB cluster on Amazon Web Services. Thankfully, you've just completed an awesome Mongo Deep Dive course on acloud.guru that showed you how to do just this.

To accomplish this, you will need to complete the following tasks:

  • Connect to the Amazon Web Service web console.
  • Deploy a compute instance.
  • Connect to the instance and install MongoDB.

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