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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 3. Introducing Elastic Beanstalk and Elastic File System

In the previous chapter, we started off by learning a lot about an awesome managed service called Systems Manager, which can perform virtually any and all tasks related to your EC2 instances, such as automating script executions, patching your instances, maintaining state and compliance, and much more. In this chapter, we will take things up a notch by introducing two really awesome services: Elastic Beanstalk, a service that can help you develop and deploy rich web applications in just a few clicks, and Elastic File System, a service that provides a massively scalable shared filesystem for your EC2 instances! So, keeping this in mind, let's have a quick look at the various topics that we will be covering in this chapter:

  • Introducing Elastic Beanstalk and how it works
  • How to manage applications, environments, and configurations with ease using Elastic Beanstalk
  • Pushing your applications to AWS using the Elastic Beanstalk CLI
  • Getting...