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Programming Amazon Web Services : S3, EC2, SQS, FPS, and SimpleDB - James Murty

Programming Amazon Web Services

S3, EC2, SQS, FPS, and SimpleDB

Paperback Published: 11th April 2008
ISBN: 9780596515812
Number Of Pages: 600

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Building on the success of its storefront and fulfillment services, Amazon now allows businesses to "rent" computing power, data storage and bandwidth on its vast network platform. This book demonstrates how developers working with small- to mid-sized companies can take advantage of Amazon Web Services (AWS) such as the Simple Storage Service (S3), Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Simple Queue Service (SQS), Flexible Payments Service (FPS), and SimpleDB to build web-scale business applications.
With AWS, Amazon offers a new paradigm for IT infrastructure: use what you need, as you need it, and pay as you go. "Programming Amazon Web Services" explains how you can access Amazon's open APIs to store and run applications, rather than spend precious time and resources building your own. With this book, you'll learn all the technical details you need to: Store and retrieve any amount of data using application servers, unlimited data storage, and bandwidth with the Amazon S3 service Buy computing time using Amazon EC2's interface to requisition machines, load them with an application environment, manage access permissions, and run your image using as many or few systems as needed Use Amazon's web-scale messaging infrastructure to store messages as they travel between computers with Amazon SQS Leverage the Amazon FPS service to structure payment instructions and allow the movement of money between any two entities, humans or computers Create and store multiple data sets, query your data easily, and return the results using Amazon SimpleDB. Scale up or down at a moment's notice, using these services to employ as much time and space as you need Whether you're starting a new online business, need to ramp up existing services, or require an offsite backup for your home, "Programming Amazon Web Services" gives you the background and the practical knowledge you need to start using AWS. Other books explain how to build web services. This book teaches businesses how to take make use of existing services from an established technology leader.

Prefacep. xi
Infrastructure in the Cloudp. 1
Amazon Web Services for Infrastructurep. 2
Thinking Like Amazonp. 6
Reality Checkp. 8
Interfaces: REST and Query Versus SOAPp. 11
Interacting with Amazon Web Servicesp. 15
REST-Based APIsp. 15
User Authenticationp. 27
Performing AWS Requestsp. 31
S3: Simple Storage Servicep. 51
S3 Overviewp. 51
Interacting with S3p. 56
Bucketsp. 61
Objectsp. 72
Alternative Hostnamesp. 109
Access Control Listsp. 111
Server Access Logging (Beta)p. 122
Signed URIsp. 130
Distributing Objects with BitTorrentp. 132
S3 Applicationsp. 135
Share Large Filesp. 135
Online Backup with AWS::S3p. 137
S3 Filesystem with ElasticDrivep. 143
Mediated Access to S3 with JetS3tp. 148
EC2: Elastic Compute Cloud (Beta)p. 161
EC2 Overviewp. 162
Interacting with EC2p. 166
Keypairsp. 167
Network Security by IPp. 173
Finding Amazon Machine Imagesp. 175
Controlling Instancesp. 179
Log In to an Instancep. 187
Security Groupsp. 189
Managing and Sharing AMIsp. 200
Console Output and Instance Rebootp. 208
Using EC2 Instances and Imagesp. 213
EC2 Instances in Detailp. 213
Data Management in EC2p. 220
Modifying an AMIp. 223
Registering an AMIp. 229
Create an AMI from Scratchp. 229
EC2 Applicationsp. 239
Dynamic DNSp. 239
On-Demand VPN Server with OpenVPNp. 243
Web Photo Album with Gallery 2p. 251
SQS: Simple Queue Servicep. 259
SQS Overviewp. 260
Interacting with SQSp. 268
Queuesp. 269
Messagesp. 274
Queue Attributesp. 284
Queue Access Controlp. 288
SQS Applicationsp. 295
Messaging Simulatorp. 295
Distributed Application Services with BOTOp. 311
Automated Management of EC2 Instance Pools with Lifeguardp. 335
FPS: Flexible Payments Service (Beta)p. 351
FPS Overviewp. 352
Interacting with FPSp. 360
Managing Your Tokensp. 367
Acquiring Third-Party Tokensp. 381
Pay Now Widgetsp. 403
FPS Transactions and Accountsp. 409
Performing FPS Transactionsp. 409
Account Management and Informationp. 440
FPS Advanced Topicsp. 449
Gatekeeper Language Guidep. 449
Micropayments with FPSp. 463
Building a Marketplace Applicationp. 487
Subscribing to FPS Event Notificationsp. 492
SimpleDB (Beta)p. 497
SimpleDB Overviewp. 497
Interacting with SimpleDBp. 502
Domainsp. 504
Items and Attributesp. 511
Representing Data in SimpleDBp. 522
Performing Queriesp. 528
Stock Price Database: A Mini SimpleDB Applicationp. 534
AWS Resourcesp. 545
AWS API Error Codesp. 555
Indexp. 571
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ISBN: 9780596515812
ISBN-10: 0596515812
Series: O'Reilly Ser.
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 600
Published: 11th April 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 18.4  x 3.14
Weight (kg): 1.08