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Build complex, observable, and fault-tolerant serverless systems easily on Microsoft Azure. Key Features Use serverless systems to help you fulfill complex requirements Develop your knowledge of Azure Microsoft Serverless Understand concepts with a hands-on approach and helpful examples Book Description Advanced Serverless Architectures with Microsoft Azure redefines your experience of designing serverless systems. It shows you how to tackle challenges of varying levels, not just the straightforward ones. You'll be learning how to deliver features quickly by building systems, which retain the scalability and benefits of serverless. You'll begin your journey by learning how to build a simple, completely serverless application. Then, you'll build a highly scalable solution using a queue, load messages onto the queue, and read them asynchronously. To boost your knowledge further, the book also features durable functions and ways to use them to solve errors in a complex system. You'll then learn about security by building a security solution from serverless components. Next, you'll gain an understanding of observability and ways to leverage application insights to bring you performance benefits. As you approach the concluding chapters, you'll explore chaos engineering and the benefits of resilience, by actively switching off a few of the functions within a complex system, submitting a request, and observing the resulting behavior. By the end of this book, you will have developed the skills you need to build and maintain increasingly complex systems that match evolving platform requirements. What you will learn Understand what true serverless architecture is Study how to extend and scale architectures until they become 'complex' Implement durable functions in your design Improve the observability of your serverless architecture Implement security solutions using serverless services Learn how to 'practise' chaos engineering in production Who this book is for Advanced Serverless Architectures with Microsoft Azure is is ideal if you want to build serverless systems with fewer outages and high performance using Azure. Familiarity with the C# syntax and Azure Functions and ARM templates will help you to benefit more from this book. Prior knowledge of basic front-end development, HTML JS, and CSS is beneficial but not essential. Some DevOps knowledge is also beneficial but not essential.
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.
An effective guide to becoming an AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Key Features Not only pass the certification with confidence but also enhance your skills to solving real-world scenarios. A practical guide to getting you hands-on experience with application management, deployment, operation. Enhance your AWS skills with practice questions and mock tests. Book Description AWS certifications are becoming one of the must have certifications for any IT professional working on an AWS Cloud platform. This book will act as your one stop preparation guide to validate your technical expertise in deployment, management, and operations on the AWS platform. Along with exam specific content this book will also deep dive into real world scenarios and hands-on instructions. This book will revolve around concepts like teaching you to deploy, manage, and operate scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems on AWS. You will also learn to migrate an existing on-premises application to AWS. You get hands-on experience in selecting the appropriate AWS service based on compute, data, or security requirements. This book will also get you well versed with estimating AWS usage costs and identifying operational cost control mechanisms. By the end of this book, you will be all prepared to implement and manage resources efficiently on the AWS cloud along with confidently passing the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate exam. What you will learn Create and manage users, groups, and permissions using AWS IAM services Create a secure VPC with public and private subnets, Network Access Control, and security groups Get started with launching your first EC2 instance, and working with it Handle application traffic with ELB and monitor AWS resources with CloudWatch Work with S3, Glacier, and CloudFront Work across distributed application components using SWF Understand event-based processing with Lambda and messaging SQS and SNS in AWS Get familiar with AWS deployment concepts and tools including Elastic Beanstalk, CloudFormation and AWS OpsWorks Who this book is for If you are a system administrator or a system engineer interested in leveraging the AWS platform to deploy applications then, this book is for you. IT professionals interested in passing the AWS Certified Sysops Administrator will also benefit from this book. Some basic understanding of working AWS components would do wonders.
Create advanced data and integrated solutions using Azure Event Grid, functions, and containers Key Features Get familiar with the different design patterns available in Microsoft Azure Develop Azure cloud architecture and a pipeline management system Get to know the security best practices for your Azure deployment Book Description Over the years, Azure cloud services have grown quickly, and the number of organizations adopting Azure for their cloud services is also gradually increasing. Leading industry giants are finding that Azure fulfills their extensive cloud requirements. Azure for Architects – Second Edition starts with an extensive introduction to major designing and architectural aspects available with Azure. These design patterns focus on different aspects of the cloud, such as high availability, security, and scalability. Gradually, we move on to other aspects, such as ARM template modular design and deployments. This is the age of microservices and serverless is the preferred implementation mechanism for them. This book covers the entire serverless stack available in Azure including Azure Event Grid, Azure Functions, and Azure Logic Apps. New and advance features like durable functions are discussed at length. A complete integration solution using these serverless technologies is also part of the book. A complete chapter discusses all possible options related to containers in Azure including Azure Kubernetes services, Azure Container Instances and Registry, and Web App for Containers. Data management and integration is an integral part of this book that discusses options for implementing OLTP solutions using Azure SQL, Big Data solutions using Azure Data factory and Data Lake Storage, eventing solutions using stream analytics, and Event Hubs. This book will provide insights into Azure governance features such as tagging, RBAC, cost management, and policies. By the end of this book, you will be able to develop a full-?edged Azure cloud solution that is Enterprise class and future-ready. What you will learn Create an end-to-end integration solution using Azure Serverless Stack Learn Big Data solutions and OLTP–based applications on Azure Understand DevOps implementations using Azure DevOps Architect solutions comprised of multiple resources in Azure Develop modular ARM templates Develop Governance on Azure using locks, RBAC, policies, tags and cost Learn ways to build data solutions on Azure Understand the various options related to containers including Azure Kubernetes Services Who this book is for If you are Cloud Architects, DevOps Engineers, or developers who want to learn key architectural aspects of the Azure Cloud platform, then this book is for you. Prior basic knowledge of the Azure Cloud platform is good to have.
Leverage PowerShell to perform many day-to-day tasks in Microsoft Azure Key Features Deploy and manage Azure virtual machines with PowerShell commands. Get to grips with core concept of Azure PowerShell such as working with images and disks, custom script extension, high availability and more. Leverage hands-on projects to successfully apply what you learned through the course of this book. Book Description As an IT professional, it is important to keep up with cloud technologies and learn to manage those technologies. PowerShell is a critical tool that must be learned in order to effectively and more easily manage many Azure resources. This book is designed to teach you to leverage PowerShell to enable you to perform many day-to-day tasks in Microsoft Azure. Taking you through the basic tasks of installing Azure PowerShell and connecting to Azure, you will learn to properly connect to an Azure tenant with PowerShell. Next, you will dive into tasks such as deploying virtual machines with PowerShell, resizing them, and managing their power states with PowerShell. Then, you will learn how to complete more complex Azure tasks with PowerShell, such as deploying virtual machines from custom images, creating images from existing virtual machines, and creating and managing of data disks. Later, you will learn how to snapshot virtual machines, how to encrypt virtual machines, and how to leverage load balancers to ensure high availability with PowerShell. By the end of this book, you will have developed dozens of PowerShell skills that are invaluable in the deployment and management of Azure virtual machines. What you will learn Manage virtual machines with PowerShell Resize a virtual machine with PowerShell Create OS disk snapshots via PowerShell Deploy new virtual machines from snapshots via PowerShell Provision and attach data disks to a virtual machine via PowerShell Load balance virtual machines with PowerShell Manage virtual machines with custom script extensions Who this book is for This book is intended for IT professionals who are responsible for managing Azure virtual machines. No prior PowerShell or Azure experience is needed.
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.
Build cost-effective and robust cloud solutions with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) using these simple and practical recipes Key Features Explore the various service offerings of the GCP Host a Python application on Google Compute Engine Securely maintain application states with Cloud Storage, Datastore, and Bigtable Book Description GCP is a cloud computing platform with a wide range of products and services that enable you to build and deploy cloud-hosted applications. This Learning Path will guide you in using GCP and designing, deploying, and managing applications on Google Cloud. You will get started by learning how to use App Engine to access Google's scalable hosting and build software that runs on this framework. With the help of Google Compute Engine, you'll be able to host your workload on virtual machine instances. The later chapters will help you to explore ways to implement authentication and security, Cloud APIs, and command-line and deployment management. As you hone your skills, you'll understand how to integrate your new applications with various data solutions on GCP, including Cloud SQL, Bigtable, and Cloud Storage. Following this, the book will teach you how to streamline your workflow with tools, including Source Repositories, Container Builder, and Stackdriver. You'll also understand how to deploy and debug services with IntelliJ, implement continuous delivery pipelines, and configure robust monitoring and alerts for your production systems. By the end of this Learning Path, you'll be well versed with GCP's development tools and be able to develop, deploy, and manage highly scalable and reliable applications. This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt products: Google Cloud Platform for Developers Ted Hunter and Steven Porter Google Cloud Platform Cookbook by Legorie Rajan PS What you will learn Host an application using Google Cloud Functions Migrate a MySQL database to Cloud Spanner Configure a network for a highly available application on GCP Learn simple image processing using Storage and Cloud Functions Automate security checks using Policy Scanner Deploy and run services on App Engine and Container Engine Minimize downtime and mitigate issues with Stackdriver Monitoring and Debugger Integrate with big data solutions, including BigQuery, Dataflow, and Pub/Sub Who this book is for This Learning Path is for IT professionals, engineers, and developers who want to implement Google Cloud in their organizations. Administrators and architects planning to make their organization more efficient with Google Cloud will also find this Learning Path useful. Basic understanding of GCP and its services is a must.
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.
Get to grips with the unified, highly scalable distributed storage system and learn how to design and implement it. Key Features Explore Ceph's architecture in detail Implement a Ceph cluster successfully and gain deep insights into its best practices Leverage the advanced features of Ceph, including erasure coding, tiering, and BlueStore Book Description This Learning Path takes you through the basics of Ceph all the way to gaining in-depth understanding of its advanced features. You'll gather skills to plan, deploy, and manage your Ceph cluster. After an introduction to the Ceph architecture and its core projects, you'll be able to set up a Ceph cluster and learn how to monitor its health, improve its performance, and troubleshoot any issues. By following the step-by-step approach of this Learning Path, you'll learn how Ceph integrates with OpenStack, Glance, Manila, Swift, and Cinder. With knowledge of federated architecture and CephFS, you'll use Calamari and VSM to monitor the Ceph environment. In the upcoming chapters, you'll study the key areas of Ceph, including BlueStore, erasure coding, and cache tiering. More specifically, you'll discover what they can do for your storage system. In the concluding chapters, you will develop applications that use Librados and distributed computations with shared object classes, and see how Ceph and its supporting infrastructure can be optimized. By the end of this Learning Path, you'll have the practical knowledge of operating Ceph in a production environment. This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt products: Ceph Cookbook by Michael Hackett, Vikhyat Umrao and Karan Singh Mastering Ceph by Nick Fisk Learning Ceph, Second Edition by Anthony D'Atri, Vaibhav Bhembre and Karan Singh What you will learn Understand the benefits of using Ceph as a storage solution Combine Ceph with OpenStack, Cinder, Glance, and Nova components Set up a test cluster with Ansible and virtual machine with VirtualBox Develop solutions with Librados and shared object classes Configure BlueStore and see its interaction with other configurations Tune, monitor, and recover storage systems effectively Build an erasure-coded pool by selecting intelligent parameters Who this book is for If you are a developer, system administrator, storage professional, or cloud engineer who wants to understand how to deploy a Ceph cluster, this Learning Path is ideal for you. It will help you discover ways in which Ceph features can solve your data storage problems. Basic knowledge of storage systems and GNU/Linux will be beneficial.
This is a practical certification guide covering all the exam topics in an easy-to-follow manner backed with self-assessment scenarios for better preparation. Key Features A step-by-step guide to give you a clear understanding of the Network+ Certification Learn about network architecture, protocols, security, and network troubleshooting Confidently ace the N10-007 exam with the help of practice tests Book Description CompTIA certified professionals have always had the upper hand in the information technology industry. This book will be your ideal guide to efficiently passing and achieving this certification. Learn from industry experts and implement their practices to resolve complex IT issues. This book revolves around networking concepts where readers will learn topics like network architecture, security, network monitoring, and troubleshooting. This book will not only prepare the readers conceptually but will also help them pass the N10-007 exam. This guide will also provide practice exercise after every chapter where readers can ensure their concepts are clear. By the end of this book, readers will leverage this guide and the included practice questions to boost their confidence in appearing for the actual certificate. What you will learn Explain the purpose of a variety of networking concepts and implement them appropriately Understand physical security and common attacks while securing wired and wireless networks Understand the fundamentals of IPv4 and IPv6 Determine and explain the appropriate cabling, device, and storage technologies Understand network troubleshooting methodology and appropriate tools to support connectivity and performance Use best practices to manage the network, determine policies, and ensure business continuity Who this book is for This book is ideal for readers wanting to pass the CompTIA Network+ certificate. Rookie network engineers and system administrators interested in enhancing their networking skills would also benefit from this book. No Prior knowledge on networking would be needed.