Amazon Web Services in Action: An In-Depth Guide to AWS, Third Edition

  • 12h 52m 36s
  • Andreas Wittig, Michael Wittig
  • Manning Publications
  • 2023

Master essential best practices for deploying and managing applications on Amazon Web Services. This revised bestseller is packed with techniques for building highly available and scalable architectures and automating deployment with Infrastructure as Code.

  • Leverage globally distributed data centers to launch virtual machines with EC2
  • Store and archive large volumes of data with EBS, S3, and EFS
  • Persist and query data with highly available and scalable database systems with RDS and DynamoDB
  • Enhance performance with caching data in-memory with ElastiCache and MemoryDB
  • Use Infrastructure as Code to automate your cloud infrastructure
  • Secure workloads running in the cloud with VPC and IAM
  • Build fault-tolerant web applications with ALB and SQS
  • Automate common sysadmin tasks with Lambda, CLI, and SDK
  • Build cloud-native applications based on containers with AppRunner, ECS, Fargate

Thousands of developers have chosen Amazon Web Services in Action: An in-depth guide to AWS to help them succeed with the AWS cloud. Readers love this all-practical handbook for its complete introduction to computing, storage, and networking, along with best practices for all core AWS services. This revised third edition features new chapters on containerization, along with a variety of AWS innovations. You’ll also learn how automating your infrastructure with IAC is a game changer for your cloud deployment, delivering a massive boost to efficiency and quality.

About the Technology

Amazon Web Services, the leading cloud computing platform, offers customers APIs for on-demand access to computing services. Rich in examples and best practices of how to use AWS, this Manning bestseller is now released in its third, revised, and improved edition.

About the Book

In Amazon Web Services in Action, Third Edition: An in-depth guide to AWS, the Wittig brothers give you a comprehensive, practical introduction to deploying and managing applications on the AWS cloud platform. With a sharp focus on the most important AWS tasks and services, they will save you hours of unproductive time. You’ll learn hands-on as you complete real-world projects like hosting a WordPress site, setting up a private cloud, and deploying an app on containers.

About the Author

Andreas Wittig and Michael Wittig are software engineers and consultants focused on AWS. Together, they migrated the first bank in Germany to AWS in 2013.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - What is Amazon Web Services?
  • Chapter 2 - A Simple Example: WordPress in 15 Minutes
  • Chapter 3 - Using Virtual Machines: EC2
  • Chapter 4 - Programming Your Infrastructure: The Command Line, SDKs, and CloudFormation
  • Chapter 5 - Securing Your System: IAM, Security Groups, and VPC
  • Chapter 6 - Automating Operational Tasks with Lambda
  • Chapter 7 - Storing Your Objects: S3
  • Chapter 8 - Storing Data on Hard Drives: EBS and Instance Store
  • Chapter 9 - Sharing Data Volumes Between Machines: EFS
  • Chapter 10 - Using a Relational Database Service: RDS
  • Chapter 11 - Caching Data in Memory: Amazon ElastiCache and MemoryDB
  • Chapter 12 - Programming for the NoSQL Database Service: DynamoDB
  • Chapter 13 - Achieving High Availability: Availability Zones, Autoscaling, and CloudWatch
  • Chapter 14 - Decoupling Your Infrastructure: Elastic Load Balancing and Simple Queue Service
  • Chapter 15 - Automating Deployment: CodeDeploy, CloudFormation, and Packer
  • Chapter 16 - Designing for Fault Tolerance
  • Chapter 17 - Scaling up and Down: Autoscaling and CloudWatch
  • Chapter 18 - Building Modern Architectures for the Cloud: ECS, Fargate, and App Runner


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