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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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Planning your next steps

There are still plenty of things worth trying out when working with AWS Organizations. Here are a few recommendations for the same:

First up, as a best practice, you should always monitor your individual organizations and make sure that each change is tracked and reported. You can leverage both AWS CloudTrail as well as AWS CloudWatch events to accomplish the same. Monitoring the organizations is essential as it helps you to ensure that no unwanted changes affect the compliance of your accounts and environments. You can read up more on how you can leverage AWS CloudTrail and AWS CloudWatch events for monitoring organizations at

Next up, I would also recommend that you try out the AWS provided end-to-end account creation process here:

The overall process for automating the account creation...