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AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate Guide

Your one-stop solution for passing the AWS SysOps Administrator certification

Author: Marko Sluga, Published on 30-Jan-2019, Language: English


An effective guide to becoming an AWS Certified SysOps Administrator

Key Features

  • Not only pass the certification with confidence but also enhance your skills to solving real-world scenarios.
  • A practical guide to getting you hands-on experience with application management, deployment, operation.
  • Enhance your AWS skills with practice questions and mock tests.

Book Description

AWS certifications are becoming one of the must have certifications for any IT professional working on an AWS Cloud platform. This book will act as your one stop preparation guide to validate your technical expertise in deployment, management, and operations on the AWS platform. Along with exam specific content this book will also deep dive into real world scenarios and hands-on instructions.

This book will revolve around concepts like teaching you to deploy, manage, and operate scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems on AWS. You will also learn to migrate an existing on-premises application to AWS. You get hands-on experience in selecting the appropriate AWS service based on compute, data, or security requirements. This book will also get you well versed with estimating AWS usage costs and identifying operational cost control mechanisms.

By the end of this book, you will be all prepared to implement and manage resources efficiently on the AWS cloud along with confidently passing the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate exam.

What you will learn

  • Create and manage users, groups, and permissions using AWS IAM services
  • Create a secure VPC with public and private subnets, Network Access Control, and security groups
  • Get started with launching your first EC2 instance, and working with it
  • Handle application traffic with ELB and monitor AWS resources with CloudWatch
  • Work with S3, Glacier, and CloudFront
  • Work across distributed application components using SWF
  • Understand event-based processing with Lambda and messaging SQS and SNS in AWS
  • Get familiar with AWS deployment concepts and tools including Elastic Beanstalk, CloudFormation and AWS OpsWorks

Who this book is for

If you are a system administrator or a system engineer interested in leveraging the AWS platform to deploy applications then, this book is for you. IT professionals interested in passing the AWS Certified Sysops Administrator will also benefit from this book. Some basic understanding of working AWS components would do wonders.

Marko Sluga

Marko Sluga has had the opportunity to work in computing at a very exciting time and has been privileged enough to witness the rise of cloud computing in the last 20 years. Beginning his career as a service technician, he excelled at solving difficult problems. He worked his way up the IT food chain to work on servers, operating systems, virtualization, and the cloud. In the past, Marko has architected numerous cloud computing solutions and today works as a cloud technology consultant and an Authorized Amazon Instructor. He is AWS certified, holding the Architect, SysOps, and Developer Associate AWS certification, the DevOps and Architect Professional AWS certification, and the Security, Advanced Networking, and Big Data Specialty AWS certification.