AWS For Admins For Dummies
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 questionand a multitude morein 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Stop wasting time and resources on hardware and software that's quickly outdated.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!
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
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 http://blog.johnmuellerbooks.com/.