Programming Amazon EC2: Survive your Success
If you plan to use Amazon Web Services to run applications in the cloud, the end-to-end approach in this book will save you needless trial and error. You'll find practical guidelines for designing and building applications with Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and a host of supporting AWS tools, with a focus on critical issues such as load balancing, monitoring, and automation.
How do you move an existing application to AWS, or design your application so that it scales effectively? How much storage will you require? Programming Amazon EC2 not only helps you get started, it will also keep you going once you're successfully positioned in the cloud. This book is a must-read for application architects, developers, and administrators.
"Jurg and Flavia have done a great job in this book building a practical guide on how to build real systems using AWS."
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A great introduction to using Amazon's Web Services. While the book is titled Amazon EC2, it does cover all of the amazon web services in functional detail. The included source code is easy to follow ... Read full review
Chapter 2 Starting with EC2 RDS and S3CloudFront
Chapter 3 Growing with S3 ELB Auto Scaling and RDS
Chapter 4 Decoupling with SQS SimpleDB and SNS
Chapter 5 Managing the Inevitable Downtime