Cloudbreak Deployment Options
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Quickstart option for AWS

The quickstart option on AWS allows you to instantiate Cloudbreak quickly from the CloudFormation template.


The quickstart option cannot be used with AWS GovCloud. You must use the production deployment option.

This option utilizes the following AWS services and provisions the following resources:
Resource Description How it is used by Cloudbreak
AWS CloudFormation AWS CloudFormation is used to create and manage a collection of related AWS resources. Cloudbreak is launched by using a CloudFormation template.
Amazon EC2 Amazon EC2 is used to launch a virtual machine for Cloudbreak. Security groups are used to control the inbound and outbound traffic to and from the Cloudbreak instance. Cloudbreak automatically provisions a new VM that runs Amazon Linux, installs Docker, and launches Cloudbreak.
Amazon VPC Amazon VPC is used to provision your own dedicated virtual network and launch resources into that network. As part of VPC infrastructure, an internet gateway and a route table are provisioned: An internet gateway is used to enable outbound access to the internet from the control plane and the clusters, and a route table is used to connect the subnet to the internet gateway. Cloudbreak provisions a new VPC and subnet, and launches the Cloudbreak VM within it.
AWS IAM AWS Identity & Access Management (IAM) is used to control access to AWS services and resources. Cloudbreak provisions the CloudbreakQuickstartRole IAM role that is used during the quickstart deployment.
AWS Lambda This is a utility service for running code in AWS. Cloudbreak uses AWS Lambda is for running code when deploying Cloudbreak.