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AWS Administration - The Definitive Guide - Second Edition

By : Yohan Wadia
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AWS Administration - The Definitive Guide - Second Edition

By: Yohan Wadia

Overview of this book

Many businesses are moving from traditional data centers to AWS because of its reliability, vast service offerings, lower costs, and high rate of innovation. AWS can be used to accomplish a variety of both simple and tedious tasks. Whether you are a seasoned system admin or a rookie, this book will help you to learn all the skills you need to work with the AWS cloud. This book guides you through some of the most popular AWS services, such as EC2, Elastic Beanstalk, EFS, CloudTrail, Redshift, EMR, Data Pipeline, and IoT using a simple, real-world, application-hosting example. This book will also enhance your application delivery skills with the latest AWS services, such as CodeCommit, CodeDeploy, and CodePipeline, to provide continuous delivery and deployment, while also securing and monitoring your environment's workflow. Each chapter is designed to provide you with maximal information about each AWS service, coupled with easy to follow, hands-on steps, best practices, tips, and recommendations. By the end of the book, you will be able to create a highly secure, fault-tolerant, and scalable environment for your applications to run on.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
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Introducing AWS Data Pipeline

AWS Data Pipeline is an extremely versatile web service that allows you to move data back and forth between various AWS services, as well as on-premise data sources. The service is designed specifically to provide you with an in-built fault tolerance and highly available platform, using which you can define and build your very own custom data migration workflows. AWS Data Pipeline also provides add-on features such as scheduling, dependency tracking, and error handling, so that you do not have to waste extra time and effort in writing them on your own. This easy-to-use and flexible service, accompanied by its low operating costs, make the AWS Data Pipeline service ideal for use cases such as:

  • Migrating data on a periodic basis from an Amazon EMR cluster over to Amazon Redshift for data warehousing
  • Incrementally loading data from files stored in Amazon S3 directly into an Amazon RDS database
  • Copying data from an Amazon MySQL database into an Amazon Redshift cluster...