Amazon Web Services For Dummies

  • 6h 30m
  • Bernard Golden
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2013

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!

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.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Amazon Web Services Philosophy and Design
  • Introducing the AWS API
  • Introducing the AWS Management Console
  • Setting Up AWS Storage
  • Stretching Out with Elastic Compute Cloud
  • AWS Networking
  • AWS Security
  • Additional Core AWS Services
  • AWS Platform Services
  • AWS Management Services
  • Managing AWS Costs
  • Bringing It All Together: An AWS Application
  • Ten Reasons to Use Amazon Web Services
  • Ten Design Principles for Cloud Applications


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