AWS System Administration

AWS System Administration : Best Practices for Sysadmins in the Amazon Cloud

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With platforms designed for rapid adaptation and failure recovery such as Amazon Web Services, cloud computing is more like programming than traditional system administration. Tools for automatic scaling and instance replacement allow even small DevOps teams to manage massively scalable application infrastructures-if team members drop their old views of development and operations and start mastering automation.

This comprehensive guide shows developers and system administrators how to configure and manage AWS services including EC2, CloudFormation, Elastic Load Balancing, S3, and Route 53. Sysadms will learn will learn to automate their favorite tools and processes; developers will pick up enough ops knowledge to build a robust and resilient AWS application infrastructure.

Launch instances with EC2 or CloudFormation
Securely deploy and manage your applications with AWS tools
Learn to automate AWS configuration management with Python and Puppet
Deploy applications with Auto Scaling and Elastic Load Balancing
Explore approaches for deploying application and infrastructure updates
Save time on development and operations with reusable components
Learn strategies for managing log files in AWS environments
Configure a cloud-aware DNS service with Route 53
Use AWS CloudWatch to monitor your infrastructure and applications
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Product details

  • Paperback | 270 pages
  • 178 x 233 x 20.32mm | 612.35g
  • Sebastopol, United States
  • English
  • 1449342574
  • 9781449342579
  • 461,288

About Mike Ryan

Mike has worked as a system administrator since the early 2000s in a variety of roles, including an ISP, at Greenpeace, and most recently a social media startup. In recent years, he have spent increasing amounts of time working with cloud services such as AWS
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