Pro Powershell for Amazon Web Services: DevOps for the AWS Cloud

  • 4h 22m
  • Brian Beach
  • Apress
  • 2014

Pro PowerShell for Amazon Web Services is written specifically for Windows professionals who already know PowerShell and want to learn to host Windows workloads in the Amazon Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2) cloud service. The cloud offers information technology workers significant cost savings and agility unimaginable even just a few years ago. Tasks that traditionally took weeks of work, costing thousands of dollars, can be completed in minutes for a fraction of a penny.

This book is a resource for using Microsoft's powerful scripting language, PowerShell, to create, host, manage, and administer workloads using a service widely recognized as the industry leader in cloud computing. Inside, find scripts to create and manage virtual machines, provision storage, configure networks with agility, and more--all using your preferred Windows scripting language.

Use your PowerShell knowledge to harness the power of Amazon EC2 today!

What you’ll learn

  • Create, manage, and terminate Windows servers in the cloud
  • Manage storage options including backup and recovery
  • Configure a virtual network including subnets and route tables
  • Secure your servers using security groups and access control lists
  • Use Auto Scaling to respond to changing conditions
  • Deploy SQL Server using Relational Database Service
  • Use Simple Storage Service (S3) to reliably store and archive data
  • Control access to resources using Identity and Access Management (IAM)

Who this book is for

Pro PowerShell for Amazon Web Services is for the intermediate to advanced Windows professional who is ready to make the leap to the Amazon cloud.

About the Author

Brian Beach is an enterprise architect with more than 15 years of experience in software engineering and information technology management. Brian is an Amazon Certified Solution Architect, Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD), and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). He holds a BS in Computer Engineering from NYU Poly, an MBA from Rutgers Business School, and is a member of American Mensa. Brian is an advocate for Cloud Computing on the AWS platform and currently manages a team of cloud engineers at a Big Four accounting firm.

In this Book

  • AWS Architecture Overview
  • Getting Started
  • Basic Instance Management
  • Elastic Block Storage
  • Virtual Private Cloud
  • Advanced Instance Management
  • Amazon Machine Images
  • Monitoring and High Availability
  • Relational Database Service
  • Simple Storage Service
  • Identity and Access Management


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