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Amazon EC2 Cookbook

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Amazon EC2 Cookbook

Overview of this book

Discover how to perform a complete forensic investigation of large-scale Hadoop clusters using the same tools and techniques employed by forensic experts. This book begins by taking you through the process of forensic investigation and the pitfalls to avoid. It will walk you through Hadoop’s internals and architecture, and you will discover what types of information Hadoop stores and how to access that data. You will learn to identify Big Data evidence using techniques to survey a live system and interview witnesses. After setting up your own Hadoop system, you will collect evidence using techniques such as forensic imaging and application-based extractions. You will analyze Hadoop evidence using advanced tools and techniques to uncover events and statistical information. Finally, data visualization and evidence presentation techniques are covered to help you properly communicate your findings to any audience.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Amazon EC2 Cookbook
About the Authors
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Chapter 1. Selecting and Configuring Amazon EC2 Instances

In this chapter, we will cover recipes for:

  • Choosing the right AWS EC2 instance types

  • Preparing AWS CLI tools

  • Launching EC2 instances using EC2-Classic and EC2-VPC

  • Allocating Elastic IP addresses

  • Creating an instance with multiple NIC cards and a static private IP address

  • Selecting the right storage for your EC2 instance

  • Creating tags for consistency

  • Configuring security groups

  • Creating an EC2 key pair

  • Grouping EC2 instances using placement groups

  • Configuring Elastic Load Balancing

  • Architecting for high availability

  • Creating instances for AWS Marketplace