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AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Official Study Guide: Associate Exam

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Comprehensive, interactive exam preparation and so much more The AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Official Study Guide: Associate Exam is a comprehensive exam preparation resource. This book bridges the gap between exam preparation and real-world readiness, covering exam objectives while guiding you through hands-on exercises based on situations you'll likely encounter as an AWS Certified SysOps Administrator. From deployment, management, and operations to migration, data flow, cost control, and beyond, this guide will help you internalize the processes and best practices associated with AWS. The Sybex interactive online study environment gives you access to invaluable preparation aids, including an assessment test that helps you focus your study on areas most in need of review, and chapter tests to help you gauge your mastery of the material. Electronic flashcards make it easy to study anytime, anywhere, and a bonus practice exam gives you a sneak preview so you know what to expect on exam day. Cloud computing offers businesses a cost-effective, instantly scalable IT infrastructure. The AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate credential shows that you have technical expertise in deployment, management, and operations on AWS.  
  • Study exam objectives
  • Gain practical experience with hands-on exercises
  • Apply your skills to real-world scenarios
  • Test your understanding with challenging review questions
Earning your AWS Certification is much more than just passing an exam—you must be able to perform the duties expected of an AWS Certified SysOps Administrator in a real-world setting. This book does more than coach you through the test: it trains you in the tools, procedures, and thought processes to get the job done well. If you're serious about validating your expertise and working at a higher level, the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Official Study Guide: Associate Exam is the resource you've been seeking.
Published by: Sybex | Publication date: 09/20/2017
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 508 pages

Infrastructure as Code

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July 2017Infrastructure as Code has emerged as a best practice for automating the provisioning of infrastructure services. This paper describes the benefits of Infrastructure as Code, and how to leverage the capabilities of Amazon Web Services in this realm to support DevOps initiatives.DevOps is the combination of cultural philosophies, practices, and tools that increases your organization’s ability to deliver applications and services at high velocity. This enables your organization to be more responsive to the needs of your customers. The practice of Infrastructure as Code can be a catalyst that makes attaining such a velocity possible.This documentation is offered for free here as a Kindle book, or you can read it in PDF format at https://aws.amazon.com/whitepapers/.
Publication date: 07/31/2017
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 52 pages

AWS Administration - The Definitive Guide: Design, build, and manage your infrastructure on Amazon Web Services, 2nd Edition

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Leverage this step-by-step guide to build a highly secure, fault-tolerant, and scalable Cloud environment Key Features
  • Learn how to leverage various Amazon Web Services (AWS) components and services to build a secure, reliable, and robust environment to host your applications on.
  • Delve into core AWS service offerings with hands-on tutorials, real-world use case scenarios, and best practices.
  • A self-paced, systematic, and step-by-step guide to learning and implementing AWS in your own environment.
Book DescriptionMany businesses are moving from traditional data centers to AWS because of its reliability, vast service offerings, lower costs, and high rate of innovation. AWS can be used to accomplish a variety of both simple and tedious tasks. Whether you are a seasoned system admin or a rookie, this book will help you to learn all the skills you need to work with the AWS cloud.This book guides you through some of the most popular AWS services, such as EC2, Elastic Beanstalk, EFS, CloudTrail, Redshift, EMR, Data Pipeline, and IoT using a simple, real-world, application-hosting example. This book will also enhance your application delivery skills with the latest AWS services, such as CodeCommit, CodeDeploy, and CodePipeline, to provide continuous delivery and deployment, while also securing and monitoring your environment's workflow. Each chapter is designed to provide you with maximal information about each AWS service, coupled with easy to follow, hands-on steps, best practices, tips, and recommendations.By the end of the book, you will be able to create a highly secure, fault-tolerant, and scalable environment for your applications to run on.What you will learn
  • Take an in-depth look at what's new with AWS, along with how to effectively manage and automate your EC2 infrastructure with AWS Systems Manager
  • Deploy and scale your applications with ease using AWS Elastic Beanstalk and Amazon Elastic File System
  • Secure and govern your environments using AWS CloudTrail, AWS Config, and AWS Shield
  • Learn the DevOps way using a combination of AWS CodeCommit, AWS CodeDeploy, and AWS
  • CodePipeline
  • Run big data analytics and workloads using Amazon EMR and Amazon Redshift
  • Learn to back up and safeguard your data using AWS Data Pipeline
  • Get started with the Internet of Things using AWS IoT and AWS Greengrass
Who this book is forThis book is for those who want to learn and leverage the rich plethora of services provided by AWS. Although no prior experience with AWS is required, it is recommended that you have some hands-on experience of Linux, Web Services, and basic networking. Table of Contents
  • What's New in AWS!
  • Managing EC2 with Systems manager
  • Introducing Elastic Beanstalk and Elastic File System
  • Securing workloads using AWS WAF
  • Governing Your Environments Using AWS CloudTrail and AWS Config
  • Access Control Using AWS IAM and AWS Organizations
  • Transforming Application development using the AWS Code Suite
  • Messaging in the Cloud using Amazon SNS and Amazon SQS
  • Powering Analytics Using Amazon EMR and Amazon Redshift
  • Orchestrating Data using AWS Data Pipeline
  • Connecting the World with AWS IoT and AWS Greengrass
  • Author: Yohan Wadia
    Published by: Packt Publishing | Publication date: 03/23/2018
    Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 358 pages

    America in the Red Zone: In Pursuit of the Self-Health End Zone Diet

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    Science and socialized health care continue to wage a diabolical struggle thats hurting the overall health of the nation. Meanwhile, were receiving conflicting signals about our collective health, with some studies predicting well live longer and other studies showing that obesity and disease will cut our lives short.Among the American population, 66 percent of people exercise fewer than ten minutes per week, 45 percent do not read food labels, and 25 percent use some form of mind-altering chemicals. Most Americans dont even have long-term care insurance or a financial plan for nursing home care.In this self-health guide, Jerry Rhoads, the President and CEO of All-American Carea long-term care firm specializing in restorative carecuts through the confusion and provides solutions that boost personal wellness. You can learn how to make time to exercise, determine whether Obama Care is a solution or an added burden, take advantage of tax incentives that promote a healthy lifestyle, and improve your relationships with loved ones.Get the facts you need in order to understand the problem, and take steps to ensure that you can enjoy a healthy life even when we see America in the Red Zone.
    Author: Jerry Rhoads
    Published by: iUniverse | Publication date: 01/31/2014
    Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 325 pages

    Restore Elder Pride: Shift the Paradigm

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    In 2006, seventy-seven million baby boomerspeople who worked hard all their liveswill begin to turn sixty. They have a right to expect the best of everything, but if the nursing home industry doesnt change dramatically and soon, they can only expect the worst. Today, nearly two million people are institutionalized in nursing homes, and millions more will face the possibility of one day joining the ranks of system victims.Every American has a personal, vested interest in shifting the paradigm of a struggling industry that is on the verge of collapse and that ends patients lives prematurely. Author and CPA Jerry L. Rhoads is a fellow of the American College of Health Care Administrators fellow, a licensed nursing home administrator, and the CEO of All-American Care, Inc. In Restore Elder Pride, he shares an educated insiders look at a system in crisisand how each person can be a part of the solution. He outlines the three prevailing principles that make this problem solvable: Embrace the restorative care model as a necessary transition between the current medical and social models. Use computer technology and case management to customize care plans for each patient in order to manage interventions for positive outcomes. Pay for performance based on outcomes attained.He calls his approach restorative care, and that involves changing the approach to elder care to embrace more humane and productive outcomes. By restoring function of the mind, body, emotion, and spirit, Rhoads believes that the industry can be saved.
    Author: Jerry Rhoads
    Published by: iUniverse | Publication date: 12/19/2012
    Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 420 pages

    The Eleventh Wonder of the World

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    The eighth wonder is the topic of the first poem and the theme for my first poetry book. I reveal in that poem what the eighth wonder is and its value to each person on earth. I dont want it revealed until they read that first poem, and hopefully, they will use that eighth wonder to find the other wonders of the world then read the rest of The Eleventh Wonder of the World, exercising their eighth wonder. Poetry is so personal it is hard to convince readers to take the time to feel the words, not just read them. The eighth wonder of the world presents something we all possess and dont realize its value. So for this third book to resonate with the buyer/reader, a love of poetry will initially be the reason it sells. After that, it will be the value to each reader as they capitalize on the eighth wonder we all possess.
    Author: Jerry Rhoads
    Published by: Xlibris US | Publication date: 10/10/2016
    Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 448 pages

    The Twelfth Wonder of the World

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    Poetry is so personal. It is hard to convince readers to take the time to feel the words, not just read them. The Eighth Wonder of the World presents something we all possess and dont realize its value. So for this fifth book, The Twelfth Wonder of the World, to resonate with the buyer/reader, a love of poetry will initially be the reason it sells. After that, it will be the value to each reader as they capitalize on the wonders we all possess. The series of Wonders of the World poems are to relate all humans on Earth to a common denominator. The mind (eight wonder) and the soul (ninth wonder) are our human metaphysical commonalties, whereas the heart (tenth wonder) and the brain (the eleventh wonder) are physical commonalities to all of us as individuals. And finally, the spirit (twelfth wonder), our infinite energy, is what each of us are metaphysically, for the infinite trip from here to there, the final wonder.
    Author: Jerry Rhoads
    Published by: Xlibris US | Publication date: 11/07/2016
    Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 494 pages

    The American Enterprise Manifesto

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    The people of the United States of America, take back their sovereignty, and reclaim their right to have a say in the policies and conduct of the government.The Author offers a third party alternative for those enterprising Americans who pay for the public sector and do not currently have fair representation or input to the system that has caused many fiscal, social, and foreign-relation problems that face this nation of 313 million citizens.It is not entitlement reform that we need, but rather, government reform. Any tax reform should eliminate taxes on adjusted taxable income and replace it with a flat 5 percent annual capital assessment on individual and corporate net worth.The new entitlements are eroding the American work ethic and need to be replaced with real, private-sector jobs that create a true return on our gross national product. The American Dream is built on work ethic. The will to work in a free market is inherited from their forefathers but sustained by each of them.While our country is on the verge of bankruptcy Congress and State Legislatures enacted over 40,000 new laws in 2010 costing $250 billion borrowed dollars we dont have plus $700 billion in stimulus, $1.2 trillion for Obama Care and turned on the Federal Reserve printing presses for another $1 trillion for enforcement, unfunded public service pensions, salary raises for themselves and the bureaucrats. To make things worse the Federal and State Governments understate their deficits by using the cash basis of accounting. For example the Federal deficit is $123 trillion after factoring in accounts payable and pension debt. These pension systems are extraordinarily diverse in design, investment policy, and governance, and they face substantial challenges as the government-sector workforce ages and governments are asked to take on new and different tasks.The new entitlements need a major overhaul. To avoid depriving enterprise of much-needed capital to create jobs, we need to reduce American workers dependency on unemployment benefits, minimum wage, workers compensation, food stamps, welfare, and Obama Care. (Obama Care will use enforcement agencies for collecting taxes, and waste depleted tax revenues treating illness not pursuing wellness).
    Author: Jerry Rhoads
    Published by: Xlibris US | Publication date: 07/10/2013
    Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 364 pages

    Lifestyles: (Of the Healthy, Happy and Properous)

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    Dr. Venice Bloodworth in her book The Key to Yourself states that an affirmation of I am happy, healthy and prosperous isnt just words, its the retraining of the subconscious to be positive, which is a principle of universal law that puts aside the negative as being a result of not following self-help universal law. Self-health is an extension of that law. Religiously, using this law will enable readers at any age to lower their biological age below their chronological age, thus, altering their lifestyle and health and assuming a higher felling of self-worth and happiness. This self-health book reinforces the need to move your thinking in a different path so the future does a mental house cleaning and a new thought conditioning called I am happy, healthy, and prosperous, affirmation enough to replace the subconscious feelings for negativity programmed into all of us by parents, media, and lifes problems and challenges. You then are what you think you are without concern for aging too fast and being too fat, too stressed, or too old. You then have attained what the author and his family have, Lifestyles of the Healthy, Happy, and Prosperous.
    Published by: Xlibris US | Publication date: 01/06/2017
    Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 176 pages

    The Ninth Wonder of the World

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    The Eighth Wonder is the first poem and the theme for my first poetry book. I reveal in that poem what the eighth wonder is and its value to each person on earth. I dont want it revealed until they read that first poem and hopefully will use that eighth wonder to find the other wonders of the world, then read the rest of The Ninth Wonder of the World exercising their eighth wonder. Poetry is so personal it is hard to convince readers to take the time to feel the words not just read them. The Eighth Wonder of the World presents something we all possess and dont realize its value. So for this second book to resonate with the buyer/reader, a love of poetry will initially be the reason it sells. After that, it will be the value to each reader as they capitalize on the eighth wonder we all possess.
    Published by: Xlibris US | Publication date: 04/28/2016
    Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 696 pages
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