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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

A sample architecture – compute and networking services

The following diagram is a sample architecture for compute and networking services. It has been provided to give you a clear overview of the architecture:

The preceding diagram is the sample architecture for the VPC environment. It has the following features:

  • The different Availability Zones for different tiers for high availability and to avoid single point of failure
  • Auto Scaling to satisfy varied traffic load
  • Different subnets (public and private subnets) for unique routing requirements
  • A highly available NAT gateway to provide internet access to a private subnet
  • Security groups to control traffic flow