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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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Well, like all good journeys, this book too has come to its end! I just wanted to take this time to say that it has really been a wonderful journey and experience writing this book! Although the book may seem a lot to read and grasp, trust me, this is all just a drop in the ocean! AWS continuously strives to evolve its services by adding more and more features to it, so much so, that today you have ready-to-use services for almost anything, including game development, AI, customer engagement, business productivity, just to name a few!

To quickly summarize all that we have learned so far: we started our journey with some interesting hands-on with the EC2 Systems Manager, shortly followed by two of my favorite services, the Elastic Beanstalk and the Elastic File System. We also covered a lot on security in the form of AWS WAF, AWS Shield, AWS CloudTrail, and AWS Config! Towards the end, we started exploring a few developer-based services in the form of AWS CodeDeploy, AWS CodeCommit...