Learning Amazon Web Services (Aws): A Hands-On Guide to the Fundamentals of Aws Cloud

Wilkins, Mark

  • 出版商: Addison Wesley
  • 出版日期: 2019-07-29
  • 售價: $1,360
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,292
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 416
  • 裝訂: Quality Paper - also called trade paper
  • ISBN: 0135298342
  • ISBN-13: 9780135298343
  • 相關分類: Amazon Web Services

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Learning Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a clear, complete, practical, and hands-on introduction to the world's leading cloud platform -- a perfect resource for everyone who needs to understand AWS, whatever their previous IT background.

Top cloud trainer and evangelist Mark Wilkins covers all you need to know to succeed with AWS, introducing each key concept in the context of a book-length case study. He teaches best practices that fully align with Amazon's Well Architected Framework, the basis of all AWS certifications -- making this guide a valuable learning tool for those seeking to demonstrate their expertise by pursuing formal certification. Wilkins introduces new concepts based on how they are presented in the AWS self-service portal, making his coverage even easier to learn from and practice with.

Coverage includes:

  • The big picture: What AWS is, how it has evolved, and how it can help you
  • Foundation Core Services: compute, network, storage, and databases
  • Implementing AWS Compute Services and EC2 instances (and understanding their pricing)
  • Enforcing AWS security, compliance, and control
  • Leveraging AWS Networking Services, including VPC, CIDR, DHCP, NAT, Internet gateways, endpoints, and VPNs
  • Utilizing AWS cloud storage and databases
  • Efficiently administering and managing AWS


Mark Wilkins is an Electronic Engineering Technologist with a wealth of experience in designing, deploying, and supporting software and hardware technology in the corporate and small business world. Since 2013, Mark has focused on supporting and designing cloud service solutions with Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and the IBM Cloud. He is certified in Amazon Web Services (Architecture and Sys-Ops). Mark is also a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and holds certifications in MCTS, MCSA, Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V, and Azure Cloud Services.

Mark worked as a technical evangelist for IBM SoftLayer from 2013 through 2016 and taught both SoftLayer Fundamentals and SoftLayer Design classes to many Fortune 500 companies in Canada, the United States, Europe, and Australia. As course director for Global Knowledge, Mark developed and taught many technical seminars, including Configuring Active Directory Services, Configuring Group Policy, and Cloud and Virtualization Essentials. Mark also developed courseware for the Microsoft Official Curriculum 2008 stream, Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Network Services, and Active Directory Services.

Mark's published books include Windows 2003 Registry for Dummies, Administering SMS 3.0, and Administering Active Directory.