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This bestselling guide reveals best practices for security, high availability, and scalability on AWS, the world’s most popular cloud. It’s packed with techniques for automating your deployment, management, and even your infrastructure using Infrastructure as Code.
In Amazon Web Services in Action, Third Edition
you will learn how to:
Amazon Web Services in Action: An in-depth guide to AWS
- Automate common sysadmin tasks
- Secure and scale distributed applications
- Build fault-tolerant web apps with distributed queues
- Design for failure to achieve high availability
- Use Infrastructure as Code to automate your cloud infrastructure
has helped thousands of developers succeed with the AWS cloud. This hands-on guide gives a complete introduction to computing, storage, and networking, along with best practices for all core AWS services. In this revised third edition, you’ll find new chapters on containerization, along with a variety of AWS innovations. You’ll also learn how automating your infrastructure with IAC is a game changer for your cloud deployment, delivering a massive boost to efficiency and quality.
about the technology
AWS is a large, mature, cloud platform offering hundreds of services and top-notch automation capabilities. Deploy legacy or greenfield applications on AWS, and you’ll benefit from limitless compute resources, bottomless storage, and built-in security.
about the book
Amazon Web Services in Action, Third Edition: An in-depth guide to AWS
is a comprehensive introduction to everything AWS. It covers all the core services in clear, plain language, including services such as AWS Lambda and CloudFormation. Throughout, you’ll automate your deployment, your scaling, and even your infrastructure management using powerful Infrastructure as Code tools. You’ll learn how to secure network traffic with a private cloud, achieve high availability with autoscaling, share data with EFS, and deliver in-memory storage with ElastiCache. Real world examples like hosting a WordPress site and deploying a note-taking app on containers ensure you’re always learning hands-on.
about the reader
Written for mid-level developers and DevOps engineers.
about the author
and Michael Wittig
are software engineers and DevOps consultants focused on AWS. Together, they migrated the first bank in Germany to AWS in 2013. Andreas and Michael are sharing what they’ve learned about AWS at cloudonaut.io.