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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 that brings us to the end of yet another amazing chapter. Let's quickly summarize what we have learnt so far!

To start off, we began by learning a bit about the various services offered by AWS for big data analytics followed by a quick getting started with Amazon EMR guide. We learnt about a few of Amazon EMR's concepts as well as launched our very first EMR cluster, as well. We also ran our first simple job on the EMR cluster and learnt how to monitor its performance using the likes of Amazon CloudWatch.

Towards the end of the chapter, we got to know Amazon Redshift along with its core concepts and workings. We also created our first Redshift cluster, connected to it using an open source client and ran a couple of SQL queries, as well.

In the next chapter, we will be learning and exploring yet another AWS service designed for data orchestration so stick around, we still have much to learn!