Host Your Web Site In The Cloud: Amazon Web Services Made Easy

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SitePoint, Sep 21, 2010 - Computers - 300 pages

Host Your Web Site On The Cloud is your step-by-step guide to this revolutionary approach to hosting and managing your web applications.

Cloud computing gives you the tools you need to prepare and cope with a traffic onslaught. You'll have the confidence to withstand a traffic surge without melting your servers or sending you into bankruptcy.

There are a number of ways to use the cloud to host existing applications, build creative new ones, and improve the cost-effectiveness and efficiency or organizations large and small.

You'll learn how to:

  • gain a thorough understanding of cloud computing
  • master the fundamentals of Amazon Web Services
  • install and configure visual and command line tools
  • store, retrieve, and distribute data quickly and easily
  • build applications that scale
  • manage the monitoring, load balancing, and scaling capabilities of cloud computing
As a developer, you need room & flexibility to be innovative. Why waste time worrying about the technical aspects of server capacity? AWS handles security, load balancing, and server resources virtually so you're not restricted to one physical server.
 

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Contents

Welcome to Cloud Computing
1
Amazon Web Services Overview
21
Tooling Up
35
Storing Data with Amazon S3
59
Web Hosting with Amazon EC2
99
Building a Scalable Architecture with Amazon SQS
141
EC2 Monitoring Auto Scaling and Elastic Load Balancing
179
A Cloud Database
223
Amazon Relational Database Service
259
Advanced AWS
285
CloudList
331
Index
355
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