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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 the AWS IoT suite of services

AWS has vastly enhanced its IoT suite of services, ever since its first inception towards the end of 2015. Here is a brief explanation of what it offers:

  • AWS IoT Core: The AWS IoT Core is a managed service that allows you to securely connect and interact with billions of IoT devices, without having to bother about setting up or managing any underlying infrastructure. You can use the IoT Core service to build IoT applications, using a combination of various AWS services as well, such as AWS Lambda, Amazon Elasticsearch, Amazon machine learning, and so on.
  • AWS IoT Device Management: The AWS IoT Device Management service allows you to register, organize, and manage a large number of IoT devices, easily. You can use this service to on-board devices in bulk and then manage them all, using a single pane of glass view.
  • AWS Greengrass: AWS Greengrass is a software service designed to execute Lambda functions locally, on your IoT devices. In addition to this...