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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

AWS Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Calculator

Is there any way to make a cost comparison of the application that you have hosted on-premises and the application that's hosted in your AWS environment?

The answer is yes! Follow these steps to find out how:

  1. Go to and click on Launch the TCO Calculator. Alternatively, you can go to

Let's see what the cost comparison is for three web servers with four cores and 8 GB memory and 1 TB storage:

  1. Click on Calculate TCO.
  2. Here, you will be provided with a 3-year cost breakdown:
  1. Scroll down to Environment details to get more details on the comparison of cost calculation:
  1. In the Cost Breakdown section, you will get on-premise and AWS cost breakdowns for servers or instances and storage in charts:

In the next section, we will discuss a sample architecture, including its compute and networking services, in brief.