Pro PowerShell for Amazon Web Services

Author: Brian Beach
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1430264527
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Pro PowerShell for Amazon Web Services is written specifically for Windows professionals who already know PowerShell and want to learn to host Windows workloads in the Amazon Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2) cloud service. The cloud offers information technology workers significant cost savings and agility unimaginable even just a few years ago. Tasks that traditionally took weeks of work, costing thousands of dollars, can be completed in minutes for a fraction of a penny. This book is a resource for using Microsoft's powerful scripting language, PowerShell, to create, host, manage, and administer workloads using a service widely recognized as the industry leader in cloud computing. Inside, find scripts to create and manage virtual machines, provision storage, configure networks with agility, and more--all using your preferred Windows scripting language. Use your PowerShell knowledge to harness the power of Amazon EC2 today!

AWS Tools for PowerShell 6

Author: Ramesh Waghmare
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1785880438
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Leverage the power of PowerShell to bring the best out of your AWS infrastructure About This Book A collection of real-world-tested Powershell scripts that can be used to manage your Windows server efficiently Follow step-by-step processes to solve your problems with Windows servers using AWS tools Design examples that work in the Amazon free usage tier, which lets you run the Windows platform on cloud Who This Book Is For This book will be useful for (but not limited to) Windows System administrators, cloud engineers, architects, DevOps engineers, and all those who want to accomplish tasks on the AWS Public Cloud using PowerShell. What You Will Learn Install the AWS Tools for PowerShell 6 Understand key services provided by Amazon Web services (AWS) Understand the Virtual Private Cloud Use PowerShell 6 for AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) Use PowerShell 6 for AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) Use PowerShell 6 for AWS Simple Storage Service (S3) Use PowerShell 6 for AWS Relational Database Service (RDS) Build fault-tolerant and highly-available applications using PowerShell 6 In Detail AWS Tools for PowerShell 6 shows you exactly how to automate all the aspects of AWS. You can take advantage of the amazing power of the cloud, yet add powerful scripts and mechanisms to perform common tasks faster than ever before. This book expands on the Amazon documentation with real-world, useful examples and production-ready scripts to automate all the aspects of your new cloud platform. It will cover topics such as managing Windows with PowerShell, setting up security services, administering database services, and deploying and managing networking. You will also explore advanced topics such as PowerShell authoring techniques, and configuring and managing storage and content delivery. By the end of this book, you will be able to use Amazon Web Services to automate and manage Windows servers. You will also have gained a good understanding of automating the AWS infrastructure using simple coding. Style and approach This step-by-step guide starts with simple examples then expands to full-blown administrative tasks leading to the efficient management of Windows servers. Each topic covers a section related to Amazon Web Services products, and the examples are built on one another to deliver a comprehensive library of scripts for administrators.

Research Advances in Cloud Computing

Author: Sanjay Chaudhary
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9811050260
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book addresses the emerging area of cloud computing, providing a comprehensive overview of the research areas, recent work and open research problems. The move to cloud computing is no longer merely a topic of discussion; it has become a core competency that every modern business needs to embrace and excel at. It has changed the way enterprise and internet computing is viewed, and this success story is the result of the long-term efforts of computing research community around the globe. It is predicted that by 2026 more than two-thirds of all enterprises across the globe will be entirely run in cloud. These predictions have led to huge levels of funding for research and development in cloud computing and related technologies. Accordingly, universities across the globe have incorporated cloud computing and its related technologies in their curriculum, and information technology (IT) organizations are accelerating their skill-set evolution in order to be better prepared to manage emerging technologies and public expectations of the cloud, such as new services.

DevOps for SharePoint

Author: Oscar Medina
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1484236882
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Deploy a SharePoint farm in a repeatable, predictable, and reliable fashion using Infrastructure as Code (IaC) techniques to automate provisioning. Savvy IT pros will learn how to use DevOps practices and open source tools to greatly reduce costs, and streamline management operations for SharePoint farms deployed via Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, or on premise. DevOps for SharePoint will help you navigate the complex challenges of deploying and managing SharePoint Server farms. You will learn how to reduce time-consuming tasks and errors when generating development, testing, or production environments. And you will benefit from learning proven methods to apply Microsoft updates with minimal downtime and productivity loss. Whether you are a SharePoint architect, IT pro, or developer helping customers with the SharePoint platform, this book will teach you the most useful DevOps practices to tackle those issues and broaden your skill set. What You’ll Learn Understand the basics of the most popular open source tools—Vagrant, Packer, Terraform, and Ansible—and how to use them in the context of deploying and scaling a SharePoint farm Use Vagrant to build SharePoint development environments in less than an hour, and add automated testing Use Packer to create a “golden image” with preconfigured settings, and then use it as the base image in your Terraform configuration for both AWS and Azure farms Use Terraform to scale your SharePoint farm topology Use Red Hat’s Ansible Playbooks to perform configuration management on your farm Use Terraform to deploy immutable infrastructure environments using IaC (Infrastructure as Code) Use InSpec 2.0 to stay in compliance by testing your cloud infrastructure Use Ansible to apply Microsoft updates and patches Who This Book Is For IT pros and developers who are looking to expand their knowledge and take a modern approach by using open source technologies to work with Microsoft products. Experience installing SharePoint, and a basic understanding of either Azure or AWS, is helpful.