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!
What you'll learn
Create, manage, and terminate Windows servers in the cloud
Manage storage options including backup and recovery
Configure a virtual network including subnets and route tables
Secure your servers using security groups and access control lists
Use Auto Scaling to respond to changing conditions
Deploy SQL Server using Relational Database Service
Use Simple Storage Service (S3) to reliably store and archive data
Control access to resources using Identity and Access Management (IAM)
Who this book is for
Pro PowerShell for Amazon Web Services is for the intermediate to advanced Windows professional who is ready to make the leap to the Amazon cloud.