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Elastic Beanstalk

Book Description

While it has always been possible to run Java applications on EC2, Elastic Beanstalk makes it trivially simple. This book shows Java developers how to take advantage of EBS to automate deploying their applications to the cloud.

Table of Contents

  1. Special Upgrade Offer
  2. Preface
    1. Audience
    2. Conventions Used in This Book
    3. Using Code Examples
    4. SafariĀ® Books Online
    5. How to Contact Us
    6. Acknowledgments
  3. 1. Up and Running with Elastic Beanstalk
    1. What Is Elastic Beanstalk?
    2. Which Apps Run on Elastic Beanstalk?
    3. Sign Up
    4. Candidates for Running on Elastic Beanstalk
    5. Hystqio, Our Pick
      1. The Hystqio Code
        1. Creating the hash for the short URLs
        2. SimpleDB as a database
      2. Building Hystqio
    6. Deploy Hystqio to Elastic Beanstalk
    7. Conclusion
  4. 2. Elastic Beanstalk Explained
    1. Elastic Beanstalk and AWS
    2. Regions and Availability Zones
    3. Working with AWS Services
      1. Command-Line Tools
      2. The AWS Console
    4. Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
      1. Instances
      2. AMIs
      3. Elastic Block Store
      4. Security Groups
      5. Elastic Load Balancers
      6. Key Pairs
      7. Other AWS Services
    5. Auto Scaling
    6. CloudWatch
    7. Database
    8. Simple Notification Service
    9. S3
    10. Identity and Access Management
    11. Hystqio on Elastic Beanstalk
    12. Conclusion
  5. 3. Working with Elastic Beanstalk
    1. Different Environments with Elastic Beanstalk
    2. Interacting with Elastic Beanstalk
    3. Developing with Eclipse
      1. Setting Up Your Environment
        1. Scala
        2. Configure your environment
      2. Deploying Your Application
    4. Continuous Integration with Hudson
      1. Launch an EC2 Instance
      2. Install Hudson
      3. Install Hudson Plugins
      4. A Java App to Deploy a WAR to Beanstalk
      5. Create a Hudson Job
      6. Create an Image
    5. Setting Up Production
      1. Server (EC2 Instances)
      2. Elastic Load Balancer
      3. Auto Scaling
      4. Container
      5. Configurations
    6. Staging New Versions
      1. Launching the Environment
      2. Looking for Limits
        1. The Environment
      3. Updating the Production Environment
    7. Conclusion
  6. 4. Hacking Elastic Beanstalk
    1. The Instance
      1. Logging
      2. Sun JDK
      3. Nginx
    2. The Infrastructure
    3. Conclusion
  7. About the Authors
  8. Colophon
  9. Special Upgrade Offer
  10. Copyright