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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

Elastic Beanstalk use cases

Elastic Beanstalk makes it easy for developers to get up and running on the cloud without having to worry about the underlying infrastructure or management of underlying components. Next, we will look at some of the optimal use cases for using Elastic Beanstalk.

You have a smaller development team that needs to get going quickly

If you have a smaller team that needs to get up and running quickly on AWS but is not as familiar with all of the other components, services, and interconnectivity, then Elastic Beanstalk can be a good choice to meet deadlines.

You don't have any in-house DevOps expertise

Somewhat like the previous example, if a company or development team has an application that is needing a rapid deployment to AWS, then Elastic Beanstalk presents a very viable solution without the need for any advanced DevOps expertise. Since the product itself can be used with Git, a tool that most developers are familiar with, getting...