Amazon EC2 is a Elastic Compute Cloud Instance service provide you the complete freedom to create a virtual machine/instance as per your requirement’s with the least minimum time. One of the best thing about AWS is that you have to only pay for what you use thus it reduces your effort, time as well as the cost.Amazon EC2 is more secure because instead of using password based authentication it uses public key-cryptography for user authentication.The Amazon EC2 Service Level Agreement commitment is 99.95% availability for each Amazon EC2 Region.
Step 1. Open Amazon Web Services & Click on EC2 under the Compute.
Note: As we will going to work on cloud so we will going to select first option Under the Compute i.e EC2 (Virtual Servers in the Cloud).
Step 2. Click on Launch Instance (To Create your Virtual Machine).
Note: You can call this page as a home page through which we can manage the various services provided by amazon related to instance such as we can create snapshots, do load balancing, we have also an option of Network & Security to make our instance more secure and now we can also manage the load of our application using the auto scaling option.
Step 3. Go to Community AMIs and select OS according to your requirement.
Note: Under community AMI you can see the list of options available Operating System to choose.After that there is a option of architecture under which you can select 32/64 bit architecture as per your need.To select OS or architecture just click on checkbox and on the right you can your available options.Click on select box in blue to proceed further.
Step 4. After Selecting OS,Select Version according to your requirement.
Note: As said previously once you have selected you your OS and architecture according to your need then you can view the list of available options on right side of your web page.
Step 5. Choose an Instance type as per your requirement.After that click on Next:Configure Instance Details.
Note: Amazon gives the flexibility to choose your instance among pool of instances which vary in terms of Family, Type Memory, Cpu, Instance storage, EBS, & Network Performance.
Step 6. Configure Instance Details Choose the Number of Instance you want to make.After that click on Next.
Note: Now here we will configure the various details related to instance.
To know more visit tutorial link: How to Create EC2 Instance In Amazon AWS