Amazon Web Services For Dummies

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!

Table of Contents
Part I. Getting Started with AWS
Chapter 1. Amazon Web Services Philosophy and Design
Chapter 2. Introducing the AWS API
Chapter 3. Introducing the AWS Management Console

Part II. Diving into AWS Offerings
Chapter 4. Setting Up AWS Storage
Chapter 5. Stretching Out with Elastic Compute Cloud
Chapter 6. AWS Networking
Chapter 7. AWS Security
Chapter 8. Additional Core AWS Services

Part III. Using AWS
Chapter 9. AWS Platform Services
Chapter 10. AWS Management Services
Chapter 11. Managing AWS Costs
Chapter 12. Bringing It All Together: An AWS Application

Part IV. The Part of Tens
Chapter 13. Ten Reasons to Use Amazon Web Services
Chapter 14. Ten Design Principles for Cloud Applications

Book Details

  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies (September 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118571835
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118571835
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