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AWS Administration - The Definitive Guide

By : Yohan Wadia, Naveen Kumar Vijayakumar
Book Image

AWS Administration - The Definitive Guide

By: Yohan Wadia, Naveen Kumar Vijayakumar

Overview of this book

AWS is at the forefront of Cloud Computing today. Many businesses are moving away from traditional datacenters and toward AWS because of its reliability, vast service offerings, lower costs, and high rate of innovation. Because of its versatility and flexible design, AWS can be used to accomplish a variety of simple and complicated tasks such as hosting multitier websites, running large scale parallel processing, content delivery, petabyte storage and archival, and lots more. Whether you are a seasoned sysadmin or a rookie, this book will provide you with all the necessary skills to design, deploy, and manage your applications on the AWS cloud platform. The book guides you through the core AWS services such as IAM, EC2, VPC, RDS, and S3 using a simple real world application hosting example that you can relate to. Each chapter is designed to provide you with the most information possible about a particular AWS service coupled with easy to follow hands-on steps, best practices, tips, and recommendations. By the end of the book, you will be able to create a highly secure, fault tolerant, and scalable environment for your applications to run on.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
AWS Administration – The Definitive Guide
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Chapter 9. Working with Simple Storage Service

In the previous chapter, we covered a lot about Amazon RDS and how you can leverage it to host highly scalable and fault-tolerant databases.

In this chapter, we will be exploring yet another popular and widely used AWS core service, that is, the Simple Storage Service (S3). This chapter will cover many important aspects of S3, such as its use cases, its various terms and terminologies, along with a few steps on how to use S3 to store and retrieve objects. It will also go through few simple steps using which you can archive your data using both the AWS Management Console and the AWS CLI. So, buckle up and get ready for an awesome time.