Explore the ins and outs of becoming an AWS certified DevOps professional engineer with the help of easy-to-follow practical examples and detailed explanations

Key Features

  • Discover how to implement and manage continuous delivery systems and methodologies on AWS
  • Explore real-world scenarios and hands-on examples that will prepare you to take the DOP-C01 exam with confidence
  • Learn from enterprise DevOps scenarios to prepare fully for the AWS certification exam

Book Description

The AWS Certified DevOps Engineer certification is one of the highest AWS credentials, vastly recognized in cloud computing or software development industries. This book is an extensive guide to helping you strengthen your DevOps skills as you work with your AWS workloads on a day-to-day basis.

You'll begin by learning how to create and deploy a workload using the AWS code suite of tools, and then move on to adding monitoring and fault tolerance to your workload. You'll explore enterprise scenarios that'll help you to understand various AWS tools and services. This book is packed with detailed explanations of essential concepts to help you get to grips with the domains needed to pass the DevOps professional exam. As you advance, you'll delve into AWS with the help of hands-on examples and practice questions to gain a holistic understanding of the services covered in the AWS DevOps professional exam. Throughout the book, you'll find real-world scenarios that you can easily incorporate in your daily activities when working with AWS, making you a valuable asset for any organization.

By the end of this AWS certification book, you'll have gained the knowledge needed to pass the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer exam, and be able to implement different techniques for delivering each service in real-world scenarios.

What you will learn

  • Automate your pipelines, build phases, and deployments with AWS-native tooling
  • Discover how to implement logging and monitoring using AWS-native tooling
  • Gain a solid understanding of the services included in the AWS DevOps Professional exam
  • Reinforce security practices on the AWS platform from an exam point of view
  • Find out how to automatically enforce standards and policies in AWS environments
  • Explore AWS best practices and anti-patterns
  • Enhance your core AWS skills with the help of exercises and practice tests

Who this book is for

This book is for AWS developers and SysOps administrators looking to advance their careers by achieving the highly sought-after DevOps Professional certification. Basic knowledge of AWS as well as its core services (EC2, S3, and RDS) is needed. Familiarity with DevOps concepts such as source control, monitoring, and logging, not necessarily in the AWS context, will be helpful.

Table of Contents

  1. AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional Certification and Beyond
  2. Contributors
  3. About the author
  4. About the reviewers
  5. Acknowledgments
  6. Preface
  7. Section 1: Establishing the Fundamentals
  8. Chapter 1: Amazon Web Service Pillars
  9. Chapter 2: Fundamental AWS Services
  10. Chapter 3: Identity and Access Management and Working with Secrets in AWS
  11. Chapter 4: Amazon S3 Blob Storage
  12. Chapter 5: Amazon DynamoDB
  13. Section 2: Developing, Deploying, and Using Infrastructure as Code
  14. Chapter 6: Understanding CI/CD and the SDLC
  15. Chapter 7: Using CloudFormation Templates to Deploy Workloads
  16. Chapter 8: Creating Workloads with CodeCommit and CodeBuild
  17. Chapter 9: Deploying Workloads with CodeDeploy and CodePipeline
  18. Chapter 10: Using AWS Opsworks to Manage and Deploy your Application Stack
  19. Chapter 11: Using Elastic Beanstalk to Deploy your Application
  20. Chapter 12: Lambda Deployments and Versioning
  21. Chapter 13: Blue Green Deployments
  22. Section 3: Monitoring and Logging Your Environment and Workloads
  23. Chapter 14: CloudWatch and X-Ray's Role in DevOps
  24. Chapter 15: CloudWatch Metrics and Amazon EventBridge
  25. Chapter 16: Various Logs Generated (VPC Flow Logs, Load Balancer Logs, CloudTrail Logs)
  26. Chapter 17: Advanced and Enterprise Logging Scenarios
  27. Section 4: Enabling Highly Available Workloads, Fault Tolerance, and Implementing Standards and Policies
  28. Chapter 18: Autoscaling and Lifecycle Hooks
  29. Chapter 19: Protecting Data in Flight and at Rest
  30. Chapter 20: Enforcing Standards and Compliance with System Manger's Role and AWS Config
  31. Chapter 21: Using Amazon Inspector to Check your Environment
  32. Chapter 22: Other Policy and Standards Services to Know
  33. Section 5: Exam Tips and Tricks
  34. Chapter 23: Overview of the DevOps Professional Certification Test
  35. Chapter 24: Practice Exam 1
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