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Mastering Amazon EC2: Unravel the complexities of EC2 to build robust and resilient applications

  • Length: 404 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2024-05-10
  • ISBN-10: 1804616680
  • ISBN-13: 9781804616680

Master Amazon EC2 with this comprehensive guide to unleashing the full potential of cloud computing, optimizing performance, and revolutionizing your business processes

Key Features

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of EC2 core components, connectivity, networking, and security best practices
  • Build resilient applications with load balancing, autoscaling and diverse storage options
  • Learn advanced concepts and use cases for serverless, containers, HPC, and hybrid/multi cloud architecture
  • Purchase of the print or Kindle book includes a free PDF eBook

Book Description

The vast and complex landscape of EC2 often poses significant challenges, even for experienced users. EC2’s ecosystem and functionalities can be daunting to understand and apply, creating the need for a thorough and accessible guide. This book fulfills that role, acting as a guide to demystifying the maze of Amazon EC2, from its fundamentals to advanced concepts.

The book begins with a journey into understanding EC2 core components, creating and managing Amazon Machine Images (AMIs), selecting the right instance type and size, establishing a solid foundation with networking and connectivity, and implementing security best practices. The second part helps you delve into the intricacies of building resilient apps on EC2, from load balancing and auto scaling to understanding storage options and optimizing performance. The book also familiarizes you with monitoring, logging, and auditing using Amazon CloudWatch and CloudTrail. The final part elevates your understanding of advanced EC2 concepts such as containers, serverless, and hybrid/multi-cloud architectures. Additionally, you’ll learn how to optimize EC2 for high performance computing, and explore big data and disaster recovery strategies.

By the end of this book, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and confidence you need to harness the full potential of Amazon EC2.

What you will learn

  • Discover how to create, manage, and select the right EC2 AMIs
  • Explore load balancing and auto scaling with Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) and Auto Scaling Groups (ASGs)
  • Study EC2 storage options and performance optimization
  • Master monitoring and maintenance with Amazon Web Services (AWS) tools
  • Understand containerization, serverless computing, and EC2 automation
  • Get up to speed with migration, modernization, and compliance in EC2

Who this book is for

This Amazon book is for IT professionals, DevOps engineers, cloud architects and developers looking to delve into Amazon EC2 and cloud computing. No prior AWS experience is required as the book takes you through the fundamentals, gradually advancing toward more complex topics.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Amazon EC2 and Its Benefits
  2. Understanding Core Components of Amazon EC2
  3. Creating and Managing Amazon EC2 Machine Images (AMI)
  4. Choosing the Right Amazon EC2 Instance Type and Size
  5. Networking and Connectivity in Amazon EC2
  6. Implementing Security Best Practices in Amazon EC2
  7. Load Balancing and Auto Scaling with Elastic Load Balancer and Auto Scaling Groups
  8. Understanding and Optimizing Amazon EC2 Storage Options
  9. Optimizing Performance with Amazon EC2 Placement Groups and Pricing Model
  10. Monitoring, Logging, and Maintenance with Amazon CloudWatch, AWS CloudTrail, and Backup Strategies
  11. Automating Amazon EC2 – AWS CloudFormation and Infrastructure as Code
  12. Containerization and Serverless Computing in Amazon EC2
  13. Leveraging AWS Services for Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Architectures
  14. Optimizing Amazon EC2 for High-Performance Computing, Big Data, and Disaster Recovery Strategies
  15. Migrating, Modernizing, and Ensuring Compliance in Amazon EC2 Environments
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