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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

To get the most out of this book

This book assumes that you are familiar with at least the basics of cloud computing. Having an understanding of networking concepts will provide you with the background you'll need to be productive with AWS.

You need to have an AWS account to perform the steps mentioned in this book. AWS provides a free trial for one year; this will suffice.

Additionally, you will need access to the internet to download PuTTY to connect to instances. Any normal hardware configuration is good enough to access the AWS management portal from a browser, such as 4 GB RAM and a 500 GB hard disk.

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Conventions used

There are a number of text conventions used throughout this book.

CodeInText: Indicates code words in text, database table names, folder names, filenames, file extensions, pathnames, dummy URLs, user input, and Twitter handles. Here is an example: "Once the download is successful, extract the files using the tar zxpvf apache-tomcat-8.5.20.tar.gz</kbd> command."

Bold: Indicates a new term, an important word, or words that you see onscreen. For example, words in menus or dialog boxes appear in the text like this. Here is an example: "Select System info from the Administration panel."

Warnings or important notes appear like this.
Tips and tricks appear like this.