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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 8. Messaging in the Cloud Using Amazon SNS and Amazon SQS

In the previous chapter, we briefly explored the AWS code suite of services, namely AWS CodeCommit, AWS CodeDeploy, and AWS CodePipeline, and how they tie into the continuous integration and continuous delivery life cycle of an application.

In this chapter, we will be learning and exploring yet another group of AWS services that are extremely useful when it comes to developing modern cloud-ready applications, as well as for the general housekeeping of your AWS accounts: Amazon Simple Notification Services, or SNS, and Amazon Simple Queue Service, or SQS.

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

  • Introducing the various messaging services provided by AWS, along with an insight into which service to use for what purpose
  • Introducing Amazon SNS and Amazon SQS, along with their core concepts and terminologies
  • Creating your own SNS topics and subscriptions, and leveraging...