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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

Creating nested stacks with dependencies

As you start to organize your templates logically, you will find that breaking your larger templates up into smaller, more manageable pieces is a smart strategy. It will not only make them easier to work with but also allows for greater reusability with each template having a specific purpose, such as creating a VPC with subnets or a set of reusable IAM roles. Adding outputs to these smaller templates can allow other templates to use the resources other templates have created previously, acting like building blocks stacked on top of each other to create a complete solution. This also allows multiple team members to work on separate sections of the cloud infrastructure as each person can concentrate on their area of expertise. If you have a team member whose strength is networking then they can concentrate on the VPC and networking pieces of the stacks. If you have another team member who has a background in databases, then they can concentrate...