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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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Planning your next steps

Well, that was really quite a lot to learn and try out, but we are not done yet! There are still a few things that you ought to try on your own with SNS, as well as with SQS. First up, Amazon SNS mobile push notifications.

We have already touched upon the fact that Amazon SNS can be used to send notifications to a variety of subscribers, including HTTP, HTTPS endpoints, Amazon SQS, and AWS Lambda, but one other key feature recently added is SNS' ability to push notifications directly to your applications on mobile devices. This is called SNS mobile push notifications and, as of now, SNS supports the following push notification services:

  • Amazon Device Messaging (ADM)
  • Apple Push Notification Service (APNS) for both iOS and macOS
  • Baidu Cloud Push (Baidu)
  • Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) for Android 
  • Microsoft Push Notification Service (MPNS) for Windows Phone
  • Windows Push Notification Services or Windows Notification Service (WNS)

It's pretty easy and straightforward to get started...