Pro PowerShell for Amazon Web Services [electronic resource] : DevOps for the AWS Cloud / by Brian Beach.

Beach, Brian. author., Author,
Berkeley, CA : Apress : Imprint: Apress, 2014.
1 online resource (301 p.)
1st ed. 2014.
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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!
Contents at a Glance; Contents; About the Author; About the Technical Reviewers; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: AWS Architecture Overview; Introduction; What Is Cloud Computing?; Regions; Availability Zones; Services; Management; Storage; Network; Compute; Monitoring; Summary; Chapter 2: Getting Started; Creating an AWS Account; Creating a User Account; Configuring PowerShell; Specifying Credentials and Region; Setting Defaults; Persisting Defaults; Using Stored Credentials; Using Key Pairs; Using IAM Roles; Summary; Chapter 3: Basic Instance Management; Creating Instances
Launching an Instance with the Web ConsoleLaunching an Instance with PowerShell; Connecting to an Instance; Managing the Instance Life Cycle; Listing Instances and Metadata; Using the Metadata URL; Using User Data; Working with Tags; Working with Filters; Summary; Chapter 4: Elastic Block Storage; Managing Volumes at Launch; Adding a Volume to a Running Instance; Managing Quality of Service; Working with Snapshots; Managing Public Snapshots; Summary; Chapter 5: Virtual Private Cloud; Creating a VPC; Creating a Subnet; Creating an Internet Gateway; Managing Route Tables; Managing Network ACLs
Securing the Public SubnetSecuring the Private Subnet; Managing DHCP; Summary; Chapter 6: Advanced Instance Management; Managing Security Groups; Displaying Security Groups; Adding and Removing Rules; Launching Instances into a VPC; Managing Elastic IP Addresses; Managing Private IPs; Managing Elastic Network Interfaces; Summary; Chapter 7: Amazon Machine Images; Working with Scripted Builds and Prepared Images; Listing AMIs; Limiting the Number of Instance Results; Finding an Instance by Name; Locating the Most Common Images; Introducing the EC2Config Service
Preparing an AMI Using EC2ConfigEditing the SysPrep Answer File; Creating an AMI; Sharing an AMI; Summary; Chapter 8: Monitoring and High Availability; Architecting for High Availability; Managing Elastic Load Balancers; Preparing the VPC for an ELB; Configuring an ELB for HTTP; Configuring an ELB for HTTPS; Managing Stickiness Policies; Monitoring with CloudWatch; Using Auto Scaling; Using Route 53; Summary; Chapter 9: Relational Database Service; RDS Architecture; Creating a VPC; Creating a Subnet Group; Configuring Security Groups; Managing RDS Instances; Launching an Instance
Modifying an InstanceDeleting an Instance; Configuring a Database Engine; Modifying Parameters; Modifying Options; Working with Snapshots; Using Point-in-Time Restores; Working with Tags, Events, and Logs; Tags; Events; Logs; Multi-AZ Instances; Read Replicas; Summary; Chapter 10: Simple Storage Service; Managing Buckets; Managing Objects; Managing Folders; Managing Public Access; Managing Versions; Using Life-Cycle Management and Glacier; Miscellaneous S3 Options; Tagging; Pagination; Encryption; Reduced Redundancy; Content Type; Summary; Chapter 11: Identity and Access Management
Managing Users
"Add Cloud Computing to your resume by learning to automate Amazon Web Services using Powershell"--Cover.
Includes index.
Publisher Number:
10.1007/978-1-4302-6452-1 doi