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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

AWS Config essentials

In most cases, the resources in an AWS account are constantly changing in one form or another. Instances are being started and stopped, along with being created and destroyed. Security settings are changing as users turn ports on and off to allow the correct protocols for communication.

The AWS Config service allows you to gain a comprehensive view of what happens in your AWS account. It also lets you see how things change over time.

With the AWS Config service, the following capabilities are presented to you:

  • You can assess the AWS resource configurations to see whether they conform to the desired settings for the account.
  • The ability to save the current configuration settings as a snapshot for supported resources.
  • You can retrieve the historical configuration for just one or even multiple supported resources.
  • You can set up the ability to receive notifications when resources are created, deleted, or modified.
  • Gain a view of...