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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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Getting started with AWS Data Pipeline

Creating your own pipeline is a fairly simple process, once you get to know the intricacies of working with the pipeline dashboard. In this section, we will be exploring the AWS Data Pipeline dashboard, its various functions, and editor to create a simple Hello World example pipeline. To start off, here are a few necessary prerequisite steps that you need to complete first, starting with a simple Amazon S3 bucket for storing all our data pipeline logs.


AWS Data Pipeline is only available in the EU (Ireland), Asia Pacific (Sydney), Asia Pacific (Tokyo), US East (N. Virginia), and the US West (Oregon) regions. For the purpose of the scenarios in this chapter, we will be using the US East (N. Virginia) region only.

From the AWS Management Console, launch the Amazon S3 console by either filtering the service name from the Filter option or navigating to this URL:

Next, select the Create bucket...