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AWS For Admins For Dummies

John Paul Mueller Dan Gookin



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John Wiley & Sons Inc
09 December 2016
Easily get your head in the Cloud with Amazon Web Services With Amazon Web Services (AWS), you can do everything from backing up your personal hard drive to creating a full-fledged IT department in the Cloud. And while major corporations like Adobe and Netflix have turned to AWS for their Cloud computing needs, it isn't just for private companies. Amazon Web Services For Dummies is the singular resource that shows real people with real businesses how to use on-demand IT resources to help their companies grow.

If you're like most people just getting their feet wet with this service, your first question is likely to be, How do I get started with AWS? This book answers that question-and a multitude more-in language you can understand and shows you how to put this Cloud computing service to work for you right away. AWS is immense and, naturally, intimidating, but with the help of this book, you'll peel back its many layers in no time!

Provides overviews that explain what tasks the services perform and how they relate to each other Offers specific paths to follow in order to obtain a particular installation result Gets you started without making a huge investment Reduces the risk of failure by ensuring you understand available options as part of the configuration and usage process Stop wasting time and resources on hardware and software that's quickly outdated. Get started with AWS today!
By:   John Paul Mueller, Dan Gookin
Imprint:   John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   2nd Revised edition
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 191mm,  Spine: 20mm
Weight:   560g
ISBN:   9781119312482
ISBN 10:   1119312485
Pages:   408
Publication Date:   09 December 2016
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Introduction 1 Part 1: Getting Started with AWS 7 CHAPTER 1: Starting Your AWS Adventure 9 CHAPTER 2: Obtaining Free Amazon Services 23 CHAPTER 3: Determining Which Services to Use 45 Part 2: Configuring a Virtual Server 63 CHAPTER 4: Creating a Virtual Server Using EC2 65 CHAPTER 5: Managing Web Apps Using Elastic Beanstalk 103 CHAPTER 6: Responding to Events with Lambda 123 Part 3: Working with Storage 141 CHAPTER 7: Working with Cloud Storage Using S3 143 CHAPTER 8: Managing Files Using the Elastic File System 173 CHAPTER 9: Archiving Data Using Glacier 199 Part 4: Performing Basic Database Management .217 CHAPTER 10: Getting Basic DBMS Using RDS 219 CHAPTER 11: Moving Data Using Database Migration Service 249 CHAPTER 12: Gaining NoSQL Access Using DynamoDB 271 Part 5: Creating a User-Friendly Cloud Environment 295 CHAPTER 13: Isolating Cloud Resources Using Virtual Private Cloud 297 CHAPTER 14: Using the Infrastructure Software 317 CHAPTER 15: Supporting Users with Business Software 331 Part 6: The Part of Tens 341 CHAPTER 16: Ten Ways to Deploy AWS Quickly 343 CHAPTER 17: Ten Must-Have AWS Software Packages 351 Index 365

John Paul Mueller is a prolific technical writer and editor with 101 books and 600 articles to his credit. His topics range from networking and home security to database management and heads-down programming, and his editing skills have helped more than 63 authors refine their manuscripts. Visit his blog at

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