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Programming Amazon Web Services S3, EC2, SQS, FPS, and SimpleDB

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ISBN-10: 0596515812

ISBN-13: 9780596515812

Edition: 2008

Authors: James Murty

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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 Web Services explains how you can access Amazon's open APIs to store and…    
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Book details

List price: $49.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/4/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 604
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Preface
Infrastructure in the Cloud
Amazon Web Services for Infrastructure
Thinking Like Amazon
Reality Check
Interfaces: REST and Query Versus SOAP
Interacting with Amazon Web Services
REST-Based APIs
User Authentication
Performing AWS Requests
S3: Simple Storage Service
S3 Overview
Interacting with S3
Buckets
Objects
Alternative Hostnames
Access Control Lists
Server Access Logging (Beta)
Signed URIs
Distributing Objects with BitTorrent
S3 Applications
Share Large Files
Online Backup with AWS::S3
S3 Filesystem with ElasticDrive
Mediated Access to S3 with JetS3t
EC2: Elastic Compute Cloud (Beta)
EC2 Overview
Interacting with EC2
Keypairs
Network Security by IP
Finding Amazon Machine Images
Controlling Instances
Log In to an Instance
Security Groups
Managing and Sharing AMIs
Console Output and Instance Reboot
Using EC2 Instances and Images
EC2 Instances in Detail
Data Management in EC2
Modifying an AMI
Registering an AMI
Create an AMI from Scratch
EC2 Applications
Dynamic DNS
On-Demand VPN Server with OpenVPN
Web Photo Album with Gallery 2
SQS: Simple Queue Service
SQS Overview
Interacting with SQS
Queues
Messages
Queue Attributes
Queue Access Control
SQS Applications
Messaging Simulator
Distributed Application Services with BOTO
Automated Management of EC2 Instance Pools with Lifeguard
FPS: Flexible Payments Service (Beta)
FPS Overview
Interacting with FPS
Managing Your Tokens
Acquiring Third-Party Tokens
Pay Now Widgets
FPS Transactions and Accounts
Performing FPS Transactions
Account Management and Information
FPS Advanced Topics
Gatekeeper Language Guide
Micropayments with FPS
Building a Marketplace Application
Subscribing to FPS Event Notifications
SimpleDB (Beta)
SimpleDB Overview
Interacting with SimpleDB
Domains
Items and Attributes
Representing Data in SimpleDB
Performing Queries
Stock Price Database: A Mini SimpleDB Application
AWS Resources
AWS API Error Codes
Index