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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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Well, this has been a really insightful chapter indeed. Before we move on to the next chapter, here's a quick look at the things we have learned so far!

First up, we started with a quick look at the various messaging services that are provided by AWS. Next, we deep dived into the amazing world of Amazon SNS, created our very first topic, and subscribed to both email and phone subscriptions. We also looked at how to configure and leverage SNS' text messaging service.

Once we had the basics of SNS covered, we moved on to the next messaging service, SQS, and learned a bit about its concepts and terminologies as well. We created our first queues using both the AWS Management Console and the AWS CLI, and finally we looked at a really useful integration of the two services that you can use to design and build scalable and decoupled cloud applications. We finally topped it all off with a handy next steps guide that you ought to try out in your free time!

In the next chapter, we will be learning...