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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

3 (1)
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

Introduction to CloudFormation

CloudFormation is an Infrastructure as Code (IaC) service that gives us the ability to automate all aspects of infrastructure deployment in AWS. Infrastructure as code refers to the ability to create, manage, and delete resources in the same manner as our software code. Essentially, this means that we can do the following:

  • Define the configuration of our infrastructure services in an IaC specification document
  • Store the specification document in our version control system
  • Deploy different versions of our IaC document to different, independent environments (such as test, dev, and prod)
  • Verify the proper configuration and proper operation of the infrastructure in an IaC test environment
  • Use the IaC in our code deployment process by allowing the deployment tools to both provision the infrastructure and then deploy the software on the newly provisioned...