AWS Administration The Definitive Guide

AWS Administration     The Definitive Guide Author Yohan Wadia
ISBN-10 9781782173762
Year 2016-02-12
Pages 326
Language en
Publisher Packt Publishing Ltd
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Learn to design, build, and manage your infrastructure on the most popular of all the Cloud platforms—Amazon Web Services About This Book 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 Who This Book Is For This book is for those who want to learn and leverage AWS. Although no prior experience with AWS is required, it is recommended that you have some hands-on experienceofLinux, Web Services, and basic networking What You Will Learn 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 AWSS 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 In Detail 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. Style and approach This in-depth and insightful guide is filled with easy-to-follow examples, real-world use cases, best practices, and recommendations that will help you design and leverage AWS.

Aws Administration Guide

Aws Administration Guide Author Yohan Wadia
ISBN-10 1782173757
Year 2016-02-12
Pages 326
Language en
Publisher Packt Publishing
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Learn to design, build, and manage your infrastructure on the most popular of all the Cloud platforms-Amazon Web ServicesAbout This Book- 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 environmentWho This Book Is ForThis book is for those who want to learn and leverage AWS. Although no prior experience with AWS is required, it is recommended that you have some hands-on experience of Linux, Web Services, and basic networkingWhat You Will Learn- 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 AWSS 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 SystemIn DetailAWS 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.Style and approach This in-depth and insightful guide is filled with easy-to-follow examples, real-world use cases, best practices, and recommendations that will help you design and leverage AWS.

Mastering AWS Development

Mastering AWS Development Author Uchit Vyas
ISBN-10 9781782173649
Year 2015-06-30
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher Packt Publishing Ltd
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This book is a practical guide to developing, administering, and managing applications and infrastructures with AWS. With this, you'll be able to create, design, and manage an entire application life cycle on AWS by using the AWS SDKs, APIs, and the AWS Management Console. You'll start with the basics of the AWS development platform and look into creating stable and scalable infrastructures using EC2, EBS, and Elastic Load Balancers. You'll then deep-dive into designing and developing your own web app and learn about the alarm mechanism, disaster recovery plan, and connecting AWS services through REST-based APIs. Following this, you'll get to grips with CloudFormation, auto scaling, bootstrap AWS EC2 instances, automation and deployment with Chef, and develop your knowledge of big data and Apache Hadoop on AWS Cloud. At the end, you'll have learned about AWS billing, cost-control architecture designs, AWS Security features and troubleshooting methods, and developed AWS-centric applications based on an underlying AWS infrastructure.

Learning AWS

Learning AWS Author Aurobindo Sarkar
ISBN-10 9781784396473
Year 2015-07-30
Pages 236
Language en
Publisher Packt Publishing Ltd
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With the increasing global interest in leveraging cloud infrastructure, AWS Cloud from Amazon offers a cutting-edge platform for architecting, building, and deploying web-scale cloud applications. The variety of features available within AWS can reduce overall infrastructure costs and accelerate the development process for both large enterprises and startups alike. Beginning with basic cloud concepts, you'll learn about the various cloud services models and the design implications of multi-tenant applications. You'll then design, implement, and deploy a multi-tier, scalable, highly-available and secure application on the AWS platform. At every step, we explain the key guiding principles driving real-world production-ready application architectures. Finally, you will learn how to automate your cloud infrastructure, set up operations, application monitoring, and DevOps pipeline.

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Official Study Guide

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Official Study Guide Author Joe Baron
ISBN-10 9781119139553
Year 2016-09-28
Pages 504
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Validate your AWS skills. This is your opportunity to take the next step in your career by expanding and validating your skills on the AWS cloud. AWS has been the frontrunner in cloud computing products and services, and the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Official Study Guide for the Associate exam will get you fully prepared through expert content, and real-world knowledge, key exam essentials, chapter review questions, access to Sybex’s interactive online learning environment, and much more. This official study guide, written by AWS experts, covers exam concepts, and provides key review on exam topics, including: Mapping Multi-Tier Architectures to AWS Services, such as web/app servers, firewalls, caches and load balancers Understanding managed RDBMS through AWS RDS (MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server, Postgres, Aurora) Understanding Loose Coupling and Stateless Systems Comparing Different Consistency Models in AWS Services Understanding how AWS CloudFront can make your application more cost efficient, faster and secure Implementing Route tables, Access Control Lists, Firewalls, NAT, and DNS Applying AWS Security Features along with traditional Information and Application Security Using Compute, Networking, Storage, and Database AWS services Architecting Large Scale Distributed Systems Understanding of Elasticity and Scalability Concepts Understanding of Network Technologies Relating to AWS Deploying and Managing Services with tools such as CloudFormation, OpsWorks and Elastic Beanstalk. Learn from the AWS subject-matter experts, review with proven study tools, and apply real-world scenarios. If you are looking to take the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam, this guide is what you need for comprehensive content and robust study tools that will help you gain the edge on exam day and throughout your career.

Hadoop The Definitive Guide

Hadoop  The Definitive Guide Author Tom White
ISBN-10 9781449338770
Year 2012-05-10
Pages 688
Language en
Publisher "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
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Ready to unlock the power of your data? With this comprehensive guide, you’ll learn how to build and maintain reliable, scalable, distributed systems with Apache Hadoop. This book is ideal for programmers looking to analyze datasets of any size, and for administrators who want to set up and run Hadoop clusters. You’ll find illuminating case studies that demonstrate how Hadoop is used to solve specific problems. This third edition covers recent changes to Hadoop, including material on the new MapReduce API, as well as MapReduce 2 and its more flexible execution model (YARN). Store large datasets with the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) Run distributed computations with MapReduce Use Hadoop’s data and I/O building blocks for compression, data integrity, serialization (including Avro), and persistence Discover common pitfalls and advanced features for writing real-world MapReduce programs Design, build, and administer a dedicated Hadoop cluster—or run Hadoop in the cloud Load data from relational databases into HDFS, using Sqoop Perform large-scale data processing with the Pig query language Analyze datasets with Hive, Hadoop’s data warehousing system Take advantage of HBase for structured and semi-structured data, and ZooKeeper for building distributed systems

Learning AWS OpsWorks

Learning AWS OpsWorks Author Todd Rosner
ISBN-10 9781782171119
Year 2013-09-19
Pages 126
Language en
Publisher Packt Publishing Ltd
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A fast-paced, example-based guide to mastering AWS OpsWorks.This book is geared towards application developers, system administrators, DevOps, and anyone else interested in delivering applications while managing highly-scalable and automated infrastructures using push-button procedures. Some knowledge of what cloud computing is as well as some familiarity with Amazon Web Services is all you need as a precursor to reading this book.

Implementing DevOps on AWS

Implementing DevOps on AWS Author Veselin Kantsev
ISBN-10 9781786469977
Year 2017-01-24
Pages 258
Language en
Publisher Packt Publishing Ltd
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Bring the best out of DevOps and build, deploy, and maintain applications on AWS About This Book Work through practical examples and gain DevOps best practices to successfully deploy applications on AWS Successfully provision and operate distributed application systems and your AWS infrastructure using DevOps Perform Continuous Integration and deployment and fine-tune the way you deliver on AWS Who This Book Is For This book is for system administrators and developers who manage AWS infrastructure and environments and are planning to implement DevOps in their organizations. Those aiming for the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer certification will also find this book useful. Prior experience of operating and managing AWS environments is expected. What You Will Learn Design and deploy infrastructure as code within your AWS Virtual Private Cloud Implement Continuous Integration using AWS Services Configure EC2 instances using SaltStack Implement Continuous Deployment using Jenkins and the AWS CLI Collect important metrics and log data to gain more insight into infrastructure and applications Troubleshooting popular issues with some less known techniques using the AWS platform In Detail Knowing how to adopt DevOps in your organization is becoming an increasingly important skill for developers, whether you work for a start-up, an SMB, or an enterprise. This book will help you to drastically reduce the amount of time spent on development and increase the reliability of your software deployments on AWS using popular DevOps methods of automation. To start, you will get familiar with the concept of IaC and will learn to design, deploy, and maintain AWS infrastructure. Further on, you'll see how to design and deploy a Continuous Integration platform on AWS using either open source or AWS provided tools/services. Following on from the delivery part of the process, you will learn how to deploy a newly created, tested, and verified artefact to the AWS infrastructure without manual intervention. You will then find out what to consider in order to make the implementation of Configuration Management easier and more effective. Toward the end of the book, you will learn some tricks and tips to optimize and secure your AWS environment. By the end of the book, you will have mastered the art of implementing DevOps practices onto AWS. Style and approach This book is packed full of real-world examples demonstrating use cases that help you deploy DevOps best practices on AWS.

Implementing Cloud Design Patterns for AWS

Implementing Cloud Design Patterns for AWS Author Marcus Young
ISBN-10 9781782177357
Year 2015-04-29
Pages 228
Language en
Publisher Packt Publishing Ltd
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This book is aimed at architects, solution providers, and those of the DevOps community who are looking to implement repeatable patterns for deploying and maintaining services in the Amazon cloud infrastructure. Prior experience using AWS is required as the book focuses more on the patterns and not on the basics of using AWS.

AWS Development Essentials

AWS Development Essentials Author Prabhakaran Kuppusamy
ISBN-10 9781782173625
Year 2014-11-26
Pages 226
Language en
Publisher Packt Publishing Ltd
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This book is intended for expert programmers and architects who want to learn how to migrate the existing infrastructure to AWS Cloud and start using AWS services in all application tiers. Basic knowledge of Java and competence in cloud computing will be needed to follow the examples in this book.

Amazon S3 Cookbook

Amazon S3 Cookbook Author Naoya Hashimoto
ISBN-10 9781785289859
Year 2015-08-27
Pages 280
Language en
Publisher Packt Publishing Ltd
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Over 30 hands-on recipes that will get you up and running with Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) efficiently About This Book Learn how to store, manage, and access your data with AWS SDKs Study the Amazon S3 pricing model and learn how to calculate costs by simulating practical scenarios Optimize your Amazon S3 bucket by following step-by-step instructions of how to deliver your content with CloudFront, secure the S3 bucket with IAM, and lower costs with object life cycle management Who This Book Is For This book is for cloud developers who have experience of using Amazon S3 and are also familiar with Amazon S3. What You Will Learn Host a static website on Amazon S3 Calculate costs with AWS Simple Monthly Calculators Deploy a static website via CloudFormation Distribute your content via CloudFront Secure resources with bucket policies and IAM Protect objects using server-side and client-side encryption Enable Cross-Origin Resource Sharing Manage objects' life cycles to lower costs Optimize performance for uploading as well as downloading objects Enable S3 event notifications and create Lambda functions Manage common operations with AWS SDKs In Detail Amazon S3 is one of the most famous and trailblazing cloud object storage services, which is highly scalable, low-latency, and economical. Users only pay for what they use and can store and retrieve any amount of data at any time over the Internet, which attracts Hadoop users who run clusters on EC2. The book starts by showing you how to install several AWS SDKs such as iOS, Java, Node.js, PHP, Python, and Ruby and shows you how to manage objects. Then, you'll be taught how to use the installed AWS SDKs to develop applications with Amazon S3. Furthermore, you will explore the Amazon S3 pricing model and will learn how to annotate S3 billing with cost allocation tagging. In addition to this, the book covers several practical recipes about how to distribute your content with CloudFront, secure your content with IAM, optimize Amazon S3 performance, and notify S3 events with Lambada. By the end of this book, you will be successfully implementing pro-level practices, techniques, and solutions in Amazon S3. Style and approach A step-by-step practical guide that will show you how to efficiently store, manage, and control your data in Amazon S3.

AWS System Administration

AWS System Administration Author Mike Ryan
ISBN-10 1449342574
Year 2015-03-25
Pages 278
Language en
Publisher Oreilly & Associates Incorporated
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Building and deploying infrastructure with Amazon Web Services is simply not the same as dealing with static servers. With tools that let you automatically replace instances and scale up and down in response to demand, it’s actually more like programming than traditional system administration—and ideal for a DevOps environment. This comprehensive guide shows developers and system administrators alike how to configure and manage AWS services, such as CloudFormation, OpsWorks, Elastic Load Balancing, and Route 53. System administrators will learn how to integrate their favorite tools and processes, while developers will pick up enough system administration knowledge to build a robust and resilient AWS application infrastructure. Launch instances with EC2 or CloudFormation Apply AWS security tools at the beginning of your project Learn configuration management with OpsWorks and Puppet Deploy applications with Auto Scaling and Elastic Load Balancing Explore methods to deploy application and infrastructure updates Reuse resources to save time on development and operations Learn strategies for managing log files in AWS Configure a cloud-aware DNS service with Route 53 Use CloudWatch or traditional tools to monitor your application

Amazon EC2 Cookbook

Amazon EC2 Cookbook Author Sekhar Reddy
ISBN-10 9781785282256
Year 2015-11-27
Pages 194
Language en
Publisher Packt Publishing Ltd
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Over 40 hands-on recipes to develop and deploy real-world applications using Amazon EC2 About This Book Design and build applications using Amazon EC2 and a range of supporting AWS tools Find highly effective solutions to your AWS Cloud-based application development, deployment, and infrastructural issues A comprehensive set of recipes to implement your product's functional and non-functional requirements Who This Book Is For This book is targeted at Cloud-based developers who have prior exposure to AWS concepts and features. Some experience in building small applications and creating some proof-of-concept applications is required. What You Will Learn Select and configure the right EC2 instances Create, configure, and secure a Virtual Private Cloud Create an AWS CloudFormation template Use AWS Identity and Access Management to secure access to EC2 instances Configure auto-scaling groups using CloudWatch Choose and use the right data service such as SimpleDB and DynamoDB for your cloud applications Access key AWS services using client tools and AWS SDKs Deploy AWS applications using Docker containers In Detail Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is a web service that provides flexible and resizable compute capacity in the cloud. The main purpose of Amazon EC2 is to make web-scale cloud computing easier for the developers. It offers developers and companies the raw building blocks like load balancers, object stores and virtual machines running on general hardware (that is, Amazon runs a multitude of hardware components but presents them as a generic utility to its users) with accessible APIs in order to create scalable software products This book covers designing, developing, and deploying scalable, highly available, and secure applications on the AWS platform. By following the steps in the recipes, you will be able to effectively and systematically resolve issues related to development, deployment, and infrastructure for enterprise-grade cloud applications or products. This book starts with helping you choose and configure the right EC2 instances to meet your application-specific requirements. The book then moves on to creating a CloudFormation template and will teach you how to work with stacks. You will then be introduced to using IAM services to configure users, groups, roles, and multi-factor authentication. You will also learn how to connect AD to AWS IAM. Next, you will be using AWS data services and accessing other AWS services including Route 53, Amazon S3, and AWS SES (Amazon Simple Email Service). Finally, you will be deploying AWS applications using Docker containers. Style and approach This book contains a rich set of recipes that cover not only the full spectrum of real-world cloud application development using Amazon EC2, but also the services and security of the applications. The book contains easy-to-follow recipes with step-by-step instructions to leverage EC2 within your applications.

Cassandra The Definitive Guide

Cassandra  The Definitive Guide Author Jeff Carpenter
ISBN-10 9781491933633
Year 2016-06-29
Pages 370
Language en
Publisher "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
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Imagine what you could do if scalability wasn't a problem. With this hands-on guide, you’ll learn how the Cassandra database management system handles hundreds of terabytes of data while remaining highly available across multiple data centers. This expanded second edition—updated for Cassandra 3.0—provides the technical details and practical examples you need to put this database to work in a production environment. Authors Jeff Carpenter and Eben Hewitt demonstrate the advantages of Cassandra’s non-relational design, with special attention to data modeling. If you’re a developer, DBA, or application architect looking to solve a database scaling issue or future-proof your application, this guide helps you harness Cassandra’s speed and flexibility. Understand Cassandra’s distributed and decentralized structure Use the Cassandra Query Language (CQL) and cqlsh—the CQL shell Create a working data model and compare it with an equivalent relational model Develop sample applications using client drivers for languages including Java, Python, and Node.js Explore cluster topology and learn how nodes exchange data Maintain a high level of performance in your cluster Deploy Cassandra on site, in the Cloud, or with Docker Integrate Cassandra with Spark, Hadoop, Elasticsearch, Solr, and Lucene

Distributed and Cloud Computing

Distributed and Cloud Computing Author Kai Hwang
ISBN-10 9780128002049
Year 2013-12-18
Pages 672
Language en
Publisher Morgan Kaufmann
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Distributed and Cloud Computing: From Parallel Processing to the Internet of Things offers complete coverage of modern distributed computing technology including clusters, the grid, service-oriented architecture, massively parallel processors, peer-to-peer networking, and cloud computing. It is the first modern, up-to-date distributed systems textbook; it explains how to create high-performance, scalable, reliable systems, exposing the design principles, architecture, and innovative applications of parallel, distributed, and cloud computing systems. Topics covered by this book include: facilitating management, debugging, migration, and disaster recovery through virtualization; clustered systems for research or ecommerce applications; designing systems as web services; and social networking systems using peer-to-peer computing. The principles of cloud computing are discussed using examples from open-source and commercial applications, along with case studies from the leading distributed computing vendors such as Amazon, Microsoft, and Google. Each chapter includes exercises and further reading, with lecture slides and more available online. This book will be ideal for students taking a distributed systems or distributed computing class, as well as for professional system designers and engineers looking for a reference to the latest distributed technologies including cloud, P2P and grid computing. Complete coverage of modern distributed computing technology including clusters, the grid, service-oriented architecture, massively parallel processors, peer-to-peer networking, and cloud computing Includes case studies from the leading distributed computing vendors: Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and more Explains how to use virtualization to facilitate management, debugging, migration, and disaster recovery Designed for undergraduate or graduate students taking a distributed systems course—each chapter includes exercises and further reading, with lecture slides and more available online