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Jenna Kominski

Top 6 AWS Training Books

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is one of Amazon's most profitable areas, with its popularity growing rapidly. AWS is a secure cloud services platforms that offers database storage, content delivery, compute power, and much more!  With all the tools and services AWS has to offer, it's essential that you have the right guidance.

Here is a list of some of the best materials that will help you learn the in's and out's of AWS!


1. Amazon Web Services for Dummies Screen Shot 2019-03-11 at 11.11.34 AM

By Bernard Golden @bernardgolden 

This helpful guide is an excellent introduction to the AWS platform and all the options available to you. You will learn:

  • How to use AWS to store objects, manage data, send emails, and take payments
  • How AWS can reduce costs, improve efficiency, increase productivity, and cut down hardware investments
  • and more

2. AWS for Developers for Dummies Screen Shot 2019-03-12 at 12.21.34 PM

By John Paul Mueller 

If you′re a developer who writes applications but has little–to–no experience with  cloud development, this book is essential in getting started in the IaaS environment with AWS.

You′ll get up to speed on which language or platform will work best to meet your  needs, how to work with management consoles, ways you′ll interact  with services at  the command line, and much more!


3. Amazon Web Services in ActionScreen Shot 2019-03-11 at 11.15.28 AM

 

By Andreas Wittig @andreaswittig and Michael Wittig @hellomichibye

 

This book will introduce you to storing, computing, and networking in the AWS cloud! Here's a look at some of the other topics you'll explore: 

  • Important services on AWS
  • The best practices regarding automation
  • High availability, scalability, and security
  • and more

4. Introduction to AWS IaaS SolutionsScreen Shot 2019-03-11 at 11.20.55 AM

By Eric Wright  @discoposse

This ebook will take you through practical examples, design patterns, and tips to help you confidently build a working IaaS solution. 

By the end of this free ebook, you’ll master AWS core components and how to design for resiliency. You’ll even be able to launch and manage your cloud solution using either the AWS command-line interface or the AWS web console.


Screen Shot 2019-03-14 at 12.18.47 PM5. Amazon Web Services for Mobile Developers:  Building Apps with AWS

By Abhishek Mishra 

As a practical, real-world introduction to AWS tools and concepts, this book presents a professional view of cloud computing and AWS for developers and technical/solution architects.

This guide will enhance your skill set by introducing you to AWS offerings that can make your job easier, with a focus on real-world application. Author Abhishek Mishra shows you how to create IAM accounts and try out some of the most popular services including EC2, Lambda, Mobile Analytics, and more!


Screen Shot 2019-03-14 at 12.10.35 PM6. Effective Amazon Machine Learning

By Alexi Perrier @alexip 

This book introduces you to the Amazon Machine Learning platform and core data science concepts such as classification, regression,  regularization, overfitting, model selection, and evaluation.

You'll learn to leverage the AWS ecosystem for extended access to data sources, implement real-time predictions, and run Amazon Machine Learning. You'll also master how to apply these services to other problems, such as text mining, and more complex datasets.


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