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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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Chapter 11. Connecting the World with AWS IoT and AWS Greengrass

It's been quite a long journey so far and yet here we are; at the last chapter of this book! If you made it to here, then you definitely need to take a moment and give yourself a well-deserved pat on the back!

So far in this book, we have covered a plethora of services, such as Amazon EFS, AWS Beanstalk, AWS Code Suite, AWS Shield, and AWS Data Pipeline, just to name a few. In this final chapter, we will be exploring the IoT suite of services provided by AWS, with more emphasis on two core products, namely, AWS IoT and AWS Greengrass.

Let's have a quick look at the various topics that we will be covering in this chapter:

  • A brief look at the building blocks required for IoT
  • An introduction to the AWS IoT suite of services followed by a deep dive into AWS IoT, its concepts and terminologies
  • Connecting to AWS IoT using a Raspberry Pi Zero device
  • Exploring the AWS IoT Device SDK, using a few simple code examples
  • Integrating AWS IoT with...