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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

The shared responsibility model

Security can't be an afterthought. It is essential in the multi-tenant environment of the cloud.

It is clearly defined what the responsibility of AWS is as a service provider, and what the responsibility of a customer is as a consumer of AWS resources, and that helps to make the environment more secure. These responsibilities are provided in the following diagram:


AWS is responsible for securing the cloud infrastructure, while the customer is responsible for configuring security in the cloud.

The responsibility of AWS and the customer may change based on the cloud service model that's used by the customer.

A Platform as a Service (PaaS) model demands more responsibility from AWS compared to Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) because the customer has very...