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This book gets you started and gives you knowledge about AWS Fargate in order to successfully incorporate it in your ECS container application. Key Features Gives you a quick walk-through over the Amazon Elastic Container Services (ECS) Provides an in depth knowledge of the components that Amazon Fargate has to offer. Learn the practical aspects of Docker application development with a managed service Book Description Amazon Fargate is new launch type for the Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS). ECS is an AWS service for Docker container orchestration. Docker is the de facto containerization framework and has revolutionized packaging and deployment of software. The introduction of Fargate has made the ECS platform serverless. The book takes you through how Amazon Fargate runs ECS services composed of tasks and Docker containers and exposes the containers to the user. Fargate has simplified the ECS platform. We will learn how Fargate creates an Elastic Network Interface (ENI) for each task and how auto scaling can be enabled for ECS tasks. You will also learn about using an IAM policy to download Docker images and send logs to CloudWatch. Finally, by the end of this book, you will have learned about how to use ECS CLI to create an ECS cluster and deploy tasks with Docker Compose. What you will learn Running Docker containers with a managed service Use Amazon ECS in Fargate launch mode Configure CloudWatch Logging with Fargate Use an IAM Role with Fargate Understand how ECS CLI is used with Fargate Learn how to use an Application Load Balancer with Fargate Learn about Auto Scaling with Fargate Who this book is for This book is for Docker users and developers who want to learn about the Fargate platform. Typical job roles for which the book is suitable are DevOps Architect, Docker Engineer, and AWS Cloud Engineer. Prior knowledge of AWS and ECS is helpful but not mandatory.
Create simple to advanced shell scripts and enhance your system functionality with effective recipes Key Features Automate tedious and repetitive tasks Create several novel applications ranging from a simple IRC logger to a Web Scraper Manage your system efficiently by becoming a seasoned Bash user Book Description In Linux, one of the most commonly used and most powerful tools is the Bash shell. With its collection of engaging recipes, Bash Cookbook takes you through a series of exercises designed to teach you how to effectively use the Bash shell in order to create and execute your own scripts. The book starts by introducing you to the basics of using the Bash shell, also teaching you the fundamentals of generating any input from a command. With the help of a number of exercises, you will get to grips with the automation of daily tasks for sysadmins and power users. Once you have a hands-on understanding of the subject, you will move on to exploring more advanced projects that can solve real-world problems comprehensively on a Linux system. In addition to this, you will discover projects such as creating an application with a menu, beginning scripts on startup, parsing and displaying human-readable information, and executing remote commands with authentication using self-generated Secure Shell (SSH) keys. By the end of this book, you will have gained significant experience of solving real-world problems, from automating routine tasks to managing your systems and creating your own scripts. What you will learn Understand the basics of Bash shell scripting on a Linux system Gain working knowledge of how redirections and pipes interact Retrieve and parse input or output of any command Automate tasks such as data collection and creating and applying a patch Create a script that acts like a program with different features Customize your Bash shell and discover neat tricks to extend your programs Compile and install shell and log commands on your system's console using Syslog Who this book is for The Bash Cookbook is for you if you are a power user or system administrator involved in writing Bash scripts in order to automate tasks. This book is also ideal if you are interested in learning how to automate complex daily tasks.
A concise walk-through of CentOS 7, starting from installation to securing it's environment. Key Features No previous Linux environment experience needed for reading this book Get comfortable with a popular and stable Red Hat Enterprise Linux distribution Most of the command line based concepts are explained with graphics Book Description Linux kernel development has been the worlds largest collaborative project to date. With this practical guide, you will learn Linux through one of its most popular and stable distributions. This book will introduce you to essential Linux skills using CentOS 7. It describes how a Linux system is organized, and will introduce you to key command-line concepts you can practice on your own. It will guide you in performing basic system administration tasks and day-to-day operations in a Linux environment. You will learn core system administration skills for managing a system running CentOS 7 or a similar operating system, such as RHEL 7, Scientific Linux, and Oracle Linux. You will be able to perform installation, establish network connectivity and user and process management, modify file permissions, manage text files using the command line, and implement basic security administration after covering this book. By the end of this book, you will have a solid understanding of working with Linux using the command line. What you will learn Understand file system hierarchy and essential command-line skills Use Vi editor, I/O redirections and how to work with common text manipulating tools Create, delete, modify user accounts and manage passwords and their aging policy Manage file ownership, permissions, and ACL Execute process management and monitoring on the command line Validate and manage network configuration using nmcli Manage remote logins using SSH and file transfer using SCP and Rsync Understand system logging, how to control system services with systemd and systemctl, and manage firewalId Who this book is for Any individual who wants to learn how to use Linux as server or desktop in his environment. Whether you are a developer, budding system administrator, or tech lover with no previous Linux administration background, you will be able to start your journey in Linux using CentOS 7 with this book.
Discover DevOps secrets from leading experts. Viktor Farcic interviews DevOps industries voices including Mike Kail, Greg Bledsoe, Jeff Sussna, James Turnbull, Kohsuke Kawaguchi, Liz Keogh, and more. Key Features Leading DevOps experts share their insights into modern DevOps practice Engage with the real-world challenges of putting DevOps to work Strengthen your DevOps practices now and prepare for future DevOps trends Book Description DevOps promises to break down silos, uniting organizations to deliver high quality output in a cross-functional way. In reality it often results in confusion and new silos: pockets of DevOps practitioners fight the status quo, senior decision-makers demand DevOps paint jobs without committing to true change. Even a clear definition of what DevOps is remains elusive. In DevOps Paradox, top DevOps consultants, industry leaders, and founders reveal their own approaches to all aspects of DevOps implementation and operation. Surround yourself with expert DevOps advisors. Viktor Farcic draws on experts from across the industry to discuss how to introduce DevOps to chaotic organizations, align incentives between teams, and make use of the latest tools and techniques. With each expert offering their own opinions on what DevOps is and how to make it work, you will be able to form your own informed view of the importance and value of DevOps as we enter a new decade. If you want to see how real DevOps experts address the challenges and resolve the paradoxes, this book is for you. What you will learn Expert opinions on: Introducing DevOps into real-world, chaotic business environments Deciding between adopting cutting edge tools or sticking with tried-and-tested methods Initiating necessary business change without positional power Managing and overcoming fear of change in DevOps implementations Anticipating future trends in DevOps and how to prepare for them Getting the most from Kubernetes, Docker, Puppet, Chef, and Ansible Creating the right incentives for DevOps success across an organization The impact of new techniques, such as Lambda, serverless, and schedulers, on DevOps practice Who this book is for Anybody interested in DevOps will gain a lot from this book. If you want to get beyond the simplistic ideals and engage with the deep challenges of putting DevOps to work in the real world, this book is for you.
Run Docker on AWS and build real-world, secure, and scalable container platforms on cloud Key Features Configure Docker for the ECS environment Integrate Docker with different AWS tools Implement container networking and deployment at scale Book Description Over the last few years, Docker has been the gold standard for building and distributing container applications. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a leader in public cloud computing, and was the first to offer a managed container platform in the form of the Elastic Container Service (ECS). Docker on Amazon Web Services starts with the basics of containers, Docker, and AWS, before teaching you how to install Docker on your local machine and establish access to your AWS account. You'll then dig deeper into the ECS, a native container management platform provided by AWS that simplifies management and operation of your Docker clusters and applications for no additional cost. Once you have got to grips with the basics, you'll solve key operational challenges, including secrets management and auto-scaling your infrastructure and applications. You'll explore alternative strategies for deploying and running your Docker applications on AWS, including Fargate and ECS Service Discovery, Elastic Beanstalk, Docker Swarm and Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS). In addition to this, there will be a strong focus on adopting an Infrastructure as Code (IaC) approach using AWS CloudFormation. By the end of this book, you'll not only understand how to run Docker on AWS, but also be able to build real-world, secure, and scalable container platforms in the cloud. What you will learn Build, deploy, and operate Docker applications using AWS Solve key operational challenges, such as secrets management Exploit the powerful capabilities and tight integration of other AWS services Design and operate Docker applications running on ECS Deploy Docker applications quickly, consistently, and reliably using IaC Manage and operate Docker clusters and applications for no additional cost Who this book is for Docker on Amazon Web Services is for you if you want to build, deploy, and operate applications using the power of containers, Docker, and Amazon Web Services. Basic understanding of containers and Amazon Web Services or any other cloud provider will be helpful, although no previous experience of working with these is required.
A comprehensive guide to programming with network sockets, implementing Internet protocols, designing IoT devices, and much more with C Key Features Leverage your C or C++ programming skills to build powerful network applications Get to grips with a variety of network protocols that allow you to load web pages, send emails, and do much more Write portable network code for operating systems such as Windows, Linux, and macOS Book Description Network programming, a challenging topic in C, is made easy to understand with a careful exposition of socket programming APIs. This book gets you started with modern network programming in C and the right use of relevant operating system APIs. This book covers core concepts, such as hostname resolution with DNS, that are crucial to the functioning of the modern web. You'll delve into the fundamental network protocols, TCP and UDP. Essential techniques for networking paradigms such as client-server and peer-to-peer models are explained with the help of practical examples. You'll also study HTTP and HTTPS (the protocols responsible for web pages) from both the client and server perspective. To keep up with current trends, you'll apply the concepts covered in this book to gain insights into web programming for IoT. You'll even get to grips with network monitoring and implementing security best practices. By the end of this book, you'll have experience of working with client-server applications, and be able to implement new network programs in C. The code in this book is compatible with the older C99 version as well as the latest C18 and C++17 standards. Special consideration is given to writing robust, reliable, and secure code that is portable across operating systems, including Winsock sockets for Windows and POSIX sockets for Linux and macOS. What you will learn Uncover cross-platform socket programming APIs Implement techniques for supporting IPv4 and IPv6 Understand how TCP and UDP connections work over IP Discover how hostname resolution and DNS work Interface with web APIs using HTTP and HTTPS Acquire hands-on experience with Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) Apply network programming to the Internet of Things (IoT) Who this book is for If you're a developer or a system administrator who wants to enter the world of network programming, this book is for you. Basic knowledge of C programming is assumed.
A comprehensive guide for MCSA Exam 70-740, that will help you prepare from day one to earn the valuable Microsoft Certificate Key Features Leverage practice questions and mock tests to pass this certification with confidence Learn to Install Windows Servers,implement high availability, and monitor server environments Gain necessary skills to implement and configure storage and compute features Book Description MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification is one of the most sought-after certifications for IT professionals, which includes working with Windows Server and performing administrative tasks around it. This book is aimed at the 70-740 certification and is part of Packt's three-book series on MCSA Windows Server 2016 certification, which covers Exam 70-740, Exam 70-741, and Exam 70-742. This book will cover exam objectives for the 70-740 exam, and starting from installing and configuring Windows Server 2016, Windows Server imaging and deployment to configuring and managing disks and volumes, implementing and configuring server storage and implementing Hyper-V. At the end of each chapter you will be provided test questions to revise your learnings which will boost your confidence in preparing for the actual certifications. By the end of this book, you will learn everything needed to pass the, MCSA Exam 70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016, certification. What you will learn Install Windows Server 2016 Upgrade and Migrate servers and workloads Implement and configure server storage Install and configure Hyper-V Configure the virtual machine (VM) settings Configure Hyper-V storage Configure Hyper-V networking Who this book is for This book is ideal for system administrators interested in installing and configuring storage and compute features with Windows Sever 2016 and aiming to pass the 70-740 certification. Some experience with Windows Server in an enterprise environment is assumed.
Get up and running with AWS automation using CloudFormation Key Features Explore the fundamentals of AWS CloudFormation Get acquainted with concepts such as CloudFormation templates and mappings Learn to implement Infrastructure as a Code (IaC) on AWS Book Description As the Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure is gradually moving towards cloud, managing cloud-related tasks efficiently continues to be a challenge for system administrators. CloudFormation is a language developed for managing infrastructure-related services efficiently on AWS and its features help secure the AWS resource deployment process. Learn CloudFormation serves as a fundamental guide to kick-start your journey on CloudFormation. We will introduce you to the basic concepts on IaC and the AWS services required for implementing automation and infrastructure management. Then, we deep dive into concepts such as CloudFormation mapping, conditions, limit, and output and EC2. In the concluding chapters, you will manage the entire AWS infrastructure using CloudFormation templates. By the end of this book, you will get up and running with IaC with CloudFormation. What you will learn Understand AWS CloudFormation Develop AWS CloudFormation templates Deploy AWS CloudFormation for AWS resources Build your first AWS CloudFormation project Explore AWS Security features Deploy testing and production stages using CloudFormation Who this book is for Learn CloudFormation is for cloud engineers, system administrators, cloud architects, or any stakeholders working in the field of cloud development or cloud administration. Basic knowledge of AWS is necessary.
Design, develop, and solve real-world automation and orchestration problems by unlocking the automation capabilities of Ansible. Key Features Tackle complex automation challenges with the newly added features in Ansible 2.7 Book Description Automation is essential for success in the modern world of DevOps. Ansible provides a simple, yet powerful, automation engine for tackling complex automation challenges. This book will take you on a journey that will help you exploit the latest version's advanced features to help you increase efficiency and accomplish complex orchestrations. This book will help you understand how Ansible 2.7 works at a fundamental level and will also teach you to leverage its advanced capabilities. Throughout this book, you will learn how to encrypt Ansible content at rest and decrypt data at runtime. Next, this book will act as an ideal resource to help you master the advanced features and capabilities required to tackle complex automation challenges. Later, it will walk you through workflows, use cases, orchestrations, troubleshooting, and Ansible extensions. Lastly, you will examine and debug Ansible operations, helping you to understand and resolve issues. By the end of the book, you will be able to unlock the true power of the Ansible automation engine and tackle complex, real- world actions with ease. What you will learn Gain an in-depth understanding of how Ansible works under the hood Fully automate Ansible playbook executions with encrypted data Access and manipulate variable data within playbooks Use blocks to perform failure recovery or cleanup Explore the Playbook debugger and the Ansible Console Troubleshoot unexpected behavior effectively Work with cloud infrastructure providers and container systems Develop custom modules, plugins, and dynamic inventory sources Who this book is for This book is for Ansible developers and operators who have an understanding of its core elements and applications but are now looking to enhance their skills in applying automation using Ansible.