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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 7. Transforming Application Development Using the AWS Code Suite

In the previous chapter, we explored a few interesting and really useful enhancements made to the AWS Identity and Access Management Service (IAM) along with a quick deep dive into AWS Organizations as well.

In this chapter, we will be learning and exploring three extremely useful and powerful services provided by AWS that are specially catered toward enhancing a developer's experience with continuous code deployments: AWS CodeCommit, AWS CodeDeploy, and AWS CodePipeline!

Keeping this in mind, let's have a quick look at the various topics that we will be covering in this chapter:

  • Introducing AWS CodeCommit, AWS CodeDeploy, and AWS CodePipeline along with each service's concepts and internal workings
  • Creating your first CodeCommit repository and uploading an application to it
  • Running basic Git commands against your new code repository
  • Configuring the CodeDeploy agent on an EC2 instance
  • Leveraging the AppSpec file for configuring...