Amazon Web Services in Action, Second Edition

Michael Wittig and Andreas Wittig
Foreword by Ben Whaley
  • September 2018
  • ISBN 9781617295119
  • 528 pages
  • printed in black & white

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Slices through the complexity of AWS using examples and visuals to cement knowledge in the minds of readers.

From the Foreword by Ben Whaley, AWS community hero and author
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Amazon Web Services in Action, Second Edition is a comprehensive introduction to computing, storing, and networking in the AWS cloud. You'll find clear, relevant coverage of all the essential AWS services you to know, emphasizing best practices for security, high availability and scalability.

This book is one of three products included in the Getting Started with AWS bundle. Get the entire bundle for only $49.99.

about the technology

The largest and most mature of the cloud platforms, AWS offers over 100 prebuilt services, practically limitless compute resources, bottomless secure storage, as well as top-notch automation capabilities. This book shows you how to develop, host, and manage applications on AWS.

about the book

Amazon Web Services in Action, Second Edition is a comprehensive introduction to deploying web applications in the AWS cloud. You’ll find clear, relevant coverage of all essential AWS services, with a focus on automation, security, high availability, and scalability. This thoroughly revised edition covers the latest additions to AWS, including serverless infrastructure with AWS Lambda, sharing data with EFS, and in-memory storage with ElastiCache.

what's inside

  • Completely revised bestseller
  • Secure and scale distributed applications
  • Deploy applications on AWS
  • Design for failure to achieve high availability
  • Automate your infrastructure

about the reader

Written for mid-level developers and DevOps engineers.

about the author

Andreas Wittig and Michael Wittig are software engineers and DevOps consultants focused on AWS. Together, they migrated the first bank in Germany to AWS in 2013.

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The authors’ ability to explain complex concepts is the real strength of the book.

Antonio Pessolano, Consoft Sistemi

Useful examples, figures, and sources to help you learn efficiently.

Christof Marte, Daimler-Benz

Does a great job of explaining some of the key services in plain English so you have the knowledge necessary to dig deeper.

Ryan Burrows, Rooster Park Consulting
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