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Deploy your database applications and projects on the cloud

Using IBM DB2 data server and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)

Rav Ahuja (rsahuja@ca.ibm.com), Senior Product Manager, IBM
Rav Ahuja is a Senior Product Manager for Data Management at IBM and is based in the Toronto Lab. He has been working with DB2 since version 1, and he has held various roles in DB2 development, technical support, marketing, and product management. In addition to product strategy and evangelism, Rav spends his time helping customers and business partners around the globe benefit from DB2 solutions using emerging technologies and cloud computing. He is a frequent presenter at events in many countries, and he has written numerous papers, articles and books related to DB2. In his spare time, Rav helps maintain ChannelDB2.com, a social network that aggregates DB2 related videos, blogs, podcasts, and so on. Rav holds a Computer Engineering degree from McGill University and an MBA from University of Western Ontario.
Bradley Steinfeld (bsteinfe@ca.ibm.com), Software Developer, IBM
Bradley Steinfeld is a software developer and an open-source-software evangelist based out of the IBM Toronto Lab. He is one of the first IBMers to work with DB2 on the cloud, and he has become an expert on various cloud technologies (Amazon EC2, CloudBurst, Eucalyptus, and so on). He has a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo.

Summary:  Cloud computing is an increasingly popular paradigm that can significantly accelerate development and prototyping cycles. In this tutorial you will learn how you can easily deploy your database applications and projects on the cloud in just minutes using IBM® DB2® data server and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). No prior cloud computing or DB2 experience is necessary.

Date:  28 Jan 2010
Level:  Intermediate PDF:  A4 and Letter (2313 KB | 39 pages)Get Adobe® Reader®

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A. Creating an Amazon Web Services (AWS) account

Follow these steps to create your account.

  1. Visit http://aws.amazon.com, and click the Sign Up Now button. The Get Started window appears, as shown in Figure 1.

Figure 1. Get Started screen
Screen cap:  Get started screen capture
  1. Enter your email address. Be sure to use an email address that is Web-accessible for this tutorial. You will need to check it in order to complete the registration process.
  2. Click I am a new customer.
  3. Click Sign in using our secure server. The Amazon.com sign-in window appears, as shown in Figure 2.

Figure 2. Amazon.com sign in
Amazon.com sign in screen
  1. Fill in your information, and click Create account. The Registration screen appears, as shown in Figure 3.

Figure 3. Registration screen
Complete registration
  1. Fill in the contact information, as shown in Figure 4, and click Continue.

Figure 4. Contact information
Screen cap shows filling in contact info, customer agreement, and security check
  1. Optionally check your email to receive your confirmation email.
  2. Click the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud link, as shown in Figure 5.

Figure 5. Selecting the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud link
Shows other amazon web services options
  1. Click Sign Up For Amazon EC2.
  2. Sign in with your account information, as shown in Figure 6, and click Sign in using our secure server.

Figure 6. Amazon.com sign in
Sign in screen
  1. Read the pricing information.
  2. Enter your payment information, as shown in Figure 7, and click Continue.

Figure 7. Payment screen
Screen cap of payment area
  1. Enter your billing address by either typing a different billing address or by clicking Use this address to use previously entered contact details.
  2. Click Continue.
  3. Review the Summary window, as shown in Figure 8. If all the information is correct, click Complete Sign Up.

Figure 8. Completing the sign up
Shows completion screen

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