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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

How CloudFormation works

The CloudFormation service reads all its input commands straight from the template. The template is stored in an AWS-managed S3 bucket, and a link to the template is provided to us when we deploy the stack. By default, the template is read in parallel, meaning that the service will try and create all the objects at once. It is very important to use the DependsOn attribute if any services need to be deployed in sequence. The following steps will be taken in CloudFormation when creating and managing an environment:

  1. The user writes or visually designs a specification document called a template.
  2. Using the management console, the CLI, the SDKs, or the CloudFormation API directly, the user sends the template to the CloudFormation engine.
  3. The CloudFormation engine processes the template and verifies its syntax.
  4. The CloudFormation engine deploys the resources...