AWS Administration - The Definitive Guide

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  • A brief introduction to Cloud Computing and AWS accompanied by steps to sign up for your first AWS account
  • Create and manage users, groups, and permissions using AWS Identity and Access Management services
  • Get started with deploying and accessing EC2 instances, working with EBS Volumes and Snapshots
  • Customize and create your very own Amazon Machine Image
  • Design and deploy your instances on a highly secured, network isolated environment using Amazon VPC
  • Effectively monitor your AWS environment using specialized alarms, custom monitoring metrics, and much more
  • Explore the various benefits of Database-as-a-Service offerings and leverage them using Amazon RDS and Amazon DynamoDB
  • Take an in-depth look at what’s new with AWS, including EC2 Container Service and Elastic File System
About

AWS is at the forefront of Cloud Computing today. Many businesses are moving away from traditional datacenters and toward AWS because of its reliability, vast service offerings, lower costs, and high rate of innovation. Because of its versatility and flexible design, AWS can be used to accomplish a variety of simple and complicated tasks such as hosting multitier websites, running large scale parallel processing, content delivery, petabyte storage and archival, and lots more.

Whether you are a seasoned sysadmin or a rookie, this book will provide you with all the necessary skills to design, deploy, and manage your applications on the AWS cloud platform. The book guides you through the core AWS services such as IAM, EC2, VPC, RDS, and S3 using a simple real world application hosting example that you can relate to. Each chapter is designed to provide you with the most information possible about a particular AWS service coupled with easy to follow hands-on steps, best practices, tips, and recommendations.

By the end of the book, you will be able to create a highly secure, fault tolerant, and scalable environment for your applications to run on.

Features
  • Learn how to leverage various Amazon Web Services (AWS) components and services to build a secure, reliable, and robust environment to host your applications on
  • Deep dive into the core AWS service offerings with hands-on tutorials, real-world use case scenarios, and best practices
  • A self-paced, systematic, and step-by-step guide to learning and implementing AWS in your own environment
Page Count 326
Course Length 9 hours 46 minutes
ISBN 9781782173755
Date Of Publication 12 Feb 2016

Authors

Yohan Wadia

Yohan Wadia is a client-focused evangelist and technologist with an experience of more than 8 years in the cloud industry. He focuses on helping customers succeed with cloud adoption. As a technical consultant, he guides customers with pragmatic solutions that leverage cloud computing through either Amazon Web Services, Windows Azure, or Google Cloud Platform and make practical and business sense.