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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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With this, we come toward the end of yet another chapter but before we move on to the next, let us quickly summarize all that we have learnt so far!

We first started with a brief recap of AWS IAM and its core building blocks followed by learning a bit about two really useful enhancements made to IAM in recent times. The first was a visual editor using which you can create customized and granular IAM policies with relative ease, followed by an IAM Policy Simulator tool that helps you to create and test your policies without affecting any running workloads on the cloud. Post this we also learnt about AWS Organizations and how you can leverage it for creating and managing multiple AWS accounts under one roof. We also saw how easily you can create and work with root, organizations, and accounts using both the AWS Organizations dashboard as well as the CLI.

In the next chapter, we will be learning and exploring how you can leverage the AWS Code Suite of services to build an entire end-to...