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Expert AWS Development

By : Atul Mistry
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Expert AWS Development

By: Atul Mistry

Overview of this book

Expert AWS Development begins with the installation of the AWS SDK and you will go on to get hands-on experience of creating an application using the AWS Management Console and the AWS Command Line Interface (CLI). Then, you will integrate applications with AWS services such as DynamoDB, Amazon Kinesis, AWS Lambda, Amazon SQS, and Amazon SWF. Following this, you will get well versed with CI/CD workflow and work with four major phases in the release process – Source, Build, Test, and Production. Then, you will learn to apply AWS Developer tools to your Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD) workflow. Later, you will learn about user authentication using Amazon Cognito, and also how you can evaluate the best architecture as per your infrastructure costs. You will learn about Amazon EC2 service and will deploy an app using it. You will also deploy a practical real-world example of a CI/CD application with the Serverless Application Framework, which is known as AWS Lambda. Finally, you will learn how to build, develop, and deploy the Application using AWS Developer tools such as AWS CodeCommit, AWS CodeBuild, AWS CodeDeploy, and AWS CodePipeline, as per your project requirements.
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AWS X-Ray is used by developers to debug and analyze the distributed, production applications that are built using the microservice architecture. AWS X-Ray helps to identify and troubleshoot the root cause of any performance issue, or any errors in an application. AWS X-Ray will show a map of the application's underlying context by getting an end-to-end view of a request that can travel through the application. AWS X-Ray can be used to analyze applications in any kind of environment, such as development or production, from simple applications to complex applications. This section on AWS X-Ray has been divided into the following topics:

  • AWS X-Ray benefits
  • Key features of AWS X-Ray
  • An AWS X-Ray example from the console

AWS X-Ray benefits

The following are the benefits of AWS X-Ray:

  • AWS X-Ray supports the tracing of user requests. It provides tracing features, to follow the request path and pinpoint  the performance issue in an application.
  • AWS X-Ray has annotations to append metadata to...