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AWS Certified Advanced Networking - Specialty Exam Guide

By : Marko Sluga
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AWS Certified Advanced Networking - Specialty Exam Guide

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By: Marko Sluga

Overview of this book

Amazon has recently come up a with specialty certifications which validates a particular user's expertise that he/she would want to build a career in. Since the Cloud market now demands of AWS networking skills this becomes the most wanted certification to upheld ones industry portfolio. This book would be your ideal companion to getting skilled with complex and creative networking solutions. Cloud practitioners or associate-level certified individuals interested in validating advanced skills in networking can opt for this practical guide. This book will include topics that will help you design and implement AWS and hybrid IT network architectures along with some network automation tasks. You will also delve deep into topics that will help you design and maintain network architecture for all AWS services. Like most of our certification guides this book will also follow a unique approach of testing your learning with chapter-level practice exercises and certification-based mock tests. The exam mock tests will help you gauge whether you are ready to take the certification exam or not. This book will also be an advanced guide for networking professionals to enhance their networking skills and get certified. By the end of this book, you will be all equipped with AWS networking concepts and techniques and will have mastered core architectural best practices.
Table of Contents (21 chapters)
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Section 1: Introduction
Section 2: Managing Networks in AWS
Section 3: Managing and Securing Network-Attached Platform Services in AWS
Section 4: Monitoring and Operating the AWS Networks
Section 5: Network automation in AWS
Section 6: The Exam

How CloudWatch works

The Amazon CloudWatch service is a serverless, fully managed, highly scalable metering, log collection, graphing, and alarming service that can collect metrics and the logs from our AWS components and services, as well as from any on-premise systems that have a CloudWatch agent installed. By default, all AWS services will send the relevant metrics and logs to CloudWatch, but we can augment and enhance the capability of CloudWatch by adding our custom metrics and logs into the collection service.

The following diagram gives a comprehensive overview of what CloudWatch can offer us:

As seen in the preceding diagram, the benefits that CloudWatch can offer us are as follows:

  • The service can collect metrics from all AWS services and any other sources.
  • The built-in tools for analytics allow us to quickly and efficiently analyze data.
  • With CloudWatch, we are able...