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AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional Certification and Beyond

By : Adam Book
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AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional Certification and Beyond

By: Adam Book

Overview of this book

The AWS Certified DevOps Engineer certification is one of the highest AWS credentials, vastly recognized in cloud computing or software development industries. This book is an extensive guide to helping you strengthen your DevOps skills as you work with your AWS workloads on a day-to-day basis. You'll begin by learning how to create and deploy a workload using the AWS code suite of tools, and then move on to adding monitoring and fault tolerance to your workload. You'll explore enterprise scenarios that'll help you to understand various AWS tools and services. This book is packed with detailed explanations of essential concepts to help you get to grips with the domains needed to pass the DevOps professional exam. As you advance, you'll delve into AWS with the help of hands-on examples and practice questions to gain a holistic understanding of the services covered in the AWS DevOps professional exam. Throughout the book, you'll find real-world scenarios that you can easily incorporate in your daily activities when working with AWS, making you a valuable asset for any organization. By the end of this AWS certification book, you'll have gained the knowledge needed to pass the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer exam, and be able to implement different techniques for delivering each service in real-world scenarios.
Table of Contents (31 chapters)
Section 1: Establishing the Fundamentals
Section 2: Developing, Deploying, and Using Infrastructure as Code
Section 3: Monitoring and Logging Your Environment and Workloads
Section 4: Enabling Highly Available Workloads, Fault Tolerance, and Implementing Standards and Policies
Section 5: Exam Tips and Tricks

Setting up your CodeCommit repository

A CodeCommit repository can be created via the CLI. However, when using the AWS management console, there are some additional features, such as the info panel, that are only available in that environment.

Before we create the repository, be sure to open your browser to the AWS CodeCommit home page,, and sign in if prompted.

Once you have signed in, we can go through the process of creating a repository in CodeCommit:

  1. Once you're on the CodeCommit main page for the region you are working in (we are doing everything in our examples in the Ohio region/us-east-2), click on the orange Create repository button in the top right-hand corner to start the process of creating a new repository:

    Figure 8.1 – Create repository button

  2. On the Create repository screen, under Repository settings, use chapter8 for the name of the repository. If you like, you can add a description...