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Practical AWS Networking

By : Mitesh Soni
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Practical AWS Networking

By: Mitesh Soni

Overview of this book

Amazon Web Services (AWS) dominates the public cloud market by a huge margin and continues to be the first choice for many organizations. Networking has been an area of focus for all the leading cloud service providers. AWS has a suite of network-related products which help in performing network related task on AWS. This book initially covers the basics of networking in AWS. Then we use AWS VPC to create an isolated virtual cloud for performing network-related tasks. We then provide an overview of AWS Direct Connect after taking a deep dive into scalability and load balancing using the auto scaling feature, Elastic Load Balancing, and Amazon Route S3. Toward the end of the book, we cover troubleshooting tips and security best practices for your network. By the end of this book, you will have hands-on experience of working with network tasks on AWS.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Title Page

Regions and Availability Zones

The AWS Cloud operates in 16 geographic Regions, with 44 Availability Zones around the world. Some of these are depicted in the following diagram:

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A Region is a location in any part of the world, whereas Availability Zones (AZs) are separate data centers that are available in a specific region:

Each region is isolated from another region, and each Availability Zone is planned as an independent failure zone to support highly available resources, fault-tolerant resources, and scalable application architecture.