Amazon Web Services For Dummies

Amazon Web Services For Dummies

by Bernard Golden

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Create dynamic cloud-based websites with Amazon Web Services and this friendly guide!

As the largest cloud computing platform in the world, Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides one of the most popular web services options available. This easy-to-understand guide is the perfect introduction to the Amazon Web Services platform and all it can do for you. You'll learn about the Amazon Web Services tool set; how different web services (including S3, Amazon EC2, and Amazon Flexible Payments) and Glacier work; and how you can implement AWS in your organization.

  • Explains how to use Amazon Web Services to store objects, take payments, manage large quantities of data, send e-mails, deploy push notifications, and more from your website
  • Details how AWS can reduce costs, improve efficiency, increase productivity, and cut down on expensive hardware investments - and administrative headaches - in your organization
  • Includes practical examples and helpful step-by-step lists to help you experiment with different AWS features and create a robust website that meets your needs

Amazon Web Services For Dummies is exactly what you need to get your head in the cloud with Amazon Web Services!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118651988
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/09/2013
Series: For Dummies Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 731,001
File size: 9 MB

About the Author

Bernard Golden is vice president in charge of enterprise solutions at Dell Enstratius Networks, a global cloud computing management software company. He was named one of the Top Ten Influential People of Cloud Computing by Wired magazine in 2012.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with AWS 5

Chapter 1: Amazon Web Services Philosophy and Design 7

Chapter 2: Introducing the AWS API 25

Chapter 3: Introducing the AWS Management Console 37

Part II: Diving into AWS Offerings 53

Chapter 4: Setting Up AWS Storage 55

Chapter 5: Stretching Out with Elastic Compute Cloud 101

Chapter 6: AWS Networking 135

Chapter 7: AWS Security 155

Chapter 8: Additional Core AWS Services 183

Part III: Using AWS 209

Chapter 9: AWS Platform Services 211

Chapter 10: AWS Management Services 241

Chapter 11: Managing AWS Costs 279

Chapter 12: Bringing It All Together: An AWS Application 289

Part IV: The Part of Tens 329

Chapter 13: Ten Reasons to Use Amazon Web Services 331

Chapter 14: Ten Design Principles for Cloud Applications 339

Index 347

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