Host Your Web Site in the Cloud: Amazon Web Services Made Easy
By Jeff Barr
Scalable, reliable, and redundant hosting at a fraction of the price!
What will I learn?
Host Your Web Site in 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 different ways to use the cloud to host existing applications, build creative new ones, and improve the cost-effectiveness and efficiency of 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.
Meet Jeff Barr
Jeff Barr joined Amazon.com in 2002 when he realized it was destined to become the next great developer platform, and that he could help to make it so. In his role as the Amazon Web Services Senior Evangelist, Jeff speaks to developers at conferences and user groups all over the world.
Before coming to Amazon, Jeff ran his own consulting practice and has held management and development positions at Microsoft, eByz, KnowNow, and Visix Software.
“This book is a real mind opener it is helping me get up to speed, not just with AWS but with cloud computing as a whole.”
“Clear, concise and well laid out. Steers a welcome path through the mine field of cloud charging which is something that has put me off until now. Also full of good practical examples. Thoroughly recommended.”
“As you would expect from SitePoint. Awesome content that covers everything you need to know in a functional and fully detailed manner.”
If you feel that "Host Your Web Site in the Cloud: Amazon Web Services Made Easy" falls short of being everything you wanted, we’d like you to have your money back.
Simply contact us within 30 days of purchasing your book from SitePoint, and we'll promptly send a refund. We know you'll be thrilled with the quality of our books!