OpsWorks Part II: Databases and Scaling
Now that we have a functioning application stack, we can start to really build out the functionality. First and foremost, we must connect the application to a database, so we can start storing and retrieving content. Second, we will add a load balancer to our stack. Last, we will set up some auto-scaling behavior for our application, so that the app can scale up to meet increases in demand automatically, possessing elasticity.