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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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Introducing AWS CodeDeploy

With CodeCommit configured and ready to use for our WordPress application, we can now move on to yet another Code Suite service that can actually be used to deploy the code across thousands of EC2 instances! Here's introducing AWS CodeDeploy!

AWS CodeDeploy is basically a deployment service that allows you to automate the deployment of your applications to Amazon EC2 instances, Lambda functions, or even to on-premise instances. There is no limit to what an AWS CodeDeploy service can deploy. You can use it for deploying virtually anything from code, packages, binaries, scripts, files, and so on. As of writing this book, CodeDeploy only supports GitHub repositories and Amazon S3 buckets as the default application content repositories. Yes, you heard it right, CodeDeploy does not support CodeCommit as a repository source as of now.

Besides the automation, CodeDeploy also provides you with the following set of useful benefits. It allows you to:

  • Quickly create new prototype...