Book Image

AWS Administration - The Definitive Guide - Second Edition

By : Yohan Wadia
Book Image

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)
Title Page
Packt Upsell

Understanding the AWS Code Suite

Besides providing a plethora of infrastructure-related services, AWS also provides a few services that are designed to help developers quickly design, develop, build, and deploy their applications on the AWS cloud platform. In this section, we will have a quick look at these services and how you can leverage them together to build your very own continuous integration and delivery pipelines:

  • AWS CodeCommit: An important starting point for any CI/ CD pipeline is a simple yet functional source control repository. Traditionally, this would be set up on one or more physical servers in the form a Git or SVN repository that developers would use to push their code and updates to; however, maintaining such code repositories and scaling them was always going to be a challenge. That's where AWS CodeCommit comes into play! AWS CodeCommit is a managed source control service that enables developers to securely store their code on the AWS cloud. It offers many of the features...