AWS for Public and Private Sectors: Cloud Computing Architecture for Government and Business

AWS for Public and Private Sectors: Cloud Computing Architecture for Government and Business

by Bradley Fowler
AWS for Public and Private Sectors: Cloud Computing Architecture for Government and Business

AWS for Public and Private Sectors: Cloud Computing Architecture for Government and Business

by Bradley Fowler

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Assess, plan, develop, implement, and manage AWS EC2 Instances, Cloud Formation using JSON Template with Bash programming language, and Cloud Watch monitoring. This book helps the public and private sectors comprehend how to assess and evaluate AWS cloud software as a service (SaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS), and platform as a service (PaaS).

Government and business sector entities are looking for strategies to upgrade on-premises information systems to virtual cloud infrastructure orchestration and automation. You'll gain a step-by-step approach to planning, developing, implementing, and managing cloud infrastructure, services, and platforms that help reduce cost increases, scalability, and improves security. Outline your strategy to research how cloud infrastructure is planned and developed before being deployed and managed by on-premises IT team members. This book also supports cloud services for AWS and helps you understand why supporting and using AWS for cloud services is beneficial both short and long-term.

Once you complete this book, you'll be able to make logical decisions regarding AWS use cases for public and private sector entities, including disaster recovery and backup, IT self-service, Web applications, and messaging.

What You'll Learn

• Assess different cloud services provided by Amazon
• Look at Cloud as a Service (CAAS)
• Understand internet prool, packet switching, authoritative, recursive, and open-flow
• Review cloud infrastructure planning methods
• Examine Cloud orchestration and automation
• Work with the AWS total cost of ownership calculator
Who This book Is For

This book is aimed at business, government, non-profit organizations, academic institutions, and financial institutions interested in upgrading to AWS cloud architect infrastructure as a primary mode of data transmission, storage, and security at a scalable and economical annual cost.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781484290477
Publisher: Apress
Publication date: 02/16/2023
Edition description: 1st ed.
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Bradley Fowler has worked in the technology industry since 2012, when he became Webmaster for the American Alliance of Paralegals, Inc. In 2015, Bradley became co-owner of Construction eMarketing a Web site development and eMarketing company that provides services remotely, including Cybersecurity Analysis, Web Page security integration, and cloud computing architecture consulting.

Bradley earned a Master of Science in Cloud Computing Architecture from the University of Maryland Global Campus-Cum Laude, where he began working with BalletOnline as the Intern Cloud Architect, and climbed up to become Chief Cloud Architect. Bradley also earned a Master of Public Policy in Cybersecurity Policy from American Public University System-Summa Cum Laude, a Master of Science in Cybersecurity, and a Master of Science in Managing Information Systems in Information Security Management, both from Bellevue University, both Summa Cum Laude. Bradley acquired his Bachelor of Arts in eMarketing from the University of Arizona Global Campus. He is currently completing a Master of Science in Technology Management at University of Arizona Global Campus as well as a Doctor of Management in Information Systems & Technology at University of Phoenix.

Table of Contents

Chapter I Cloud Services and Technologies

Chapter goal: This chapter enables readers to understand the value of assessing and evaluating cloud services provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure, prior to making an executive decision to partner with either service provider. Readers will comprehend how to calculate the total cost of ownership for usage of cloud services rendered by both service providers, and acquire knowledge of the advantages and disadvantage of services rendered by both services providers. Readers will also acquire knowledge of applicable laws regarding usage of cloud services in alignment with federal laws and guidelines as well as gain knowledge regarding policy enforcement mechanisms, system monitoring and audit mechanisms, and finally complete discussion questions that help readers comprehend their study of this chapter and the valued components that should be remembered.


1. Total Cost of Ownership
2. Functional requirements
3. Nonfunctional requirements
4. Risk analysis and management guidelines
5. Six components of GDPR
6. Understand physical security issues
7. Critical IT requirements related to data storage
8. Potential privacy issues and migration strategies

Chapter 2: Network Engineering

Chapter goal: This chapter helps readers gain knowledge about Internet prool and its impact in cloud architecture. Readers will also learn about packet switching, IP addressing, DNS, IP subnetting, IP address classes, CIDR Notation, multiple subnets in a LAN, subnetting proposal, Transport Control Prool (TCP), transport reliability, TCP sliding windows, software defined networking, networking in the cloud, cloud command line interfaces, and cloud APIs. Having this knowledge helps improve decision making regarding what strategies best serve the needs of an enterprise migrating from an on-premises legacy information system to a cloud infrastructure. By the time readers conclude this chapter, they will understand the meaning of internet prool, packet switching, authoritative, recursive, and what makes open-flow so popular. Most importantly, readers acquire knowledge about subnetting proposals and their role in supporting enterprises.


1. TCP Connections
2. SDN Enables BalletOnline Cloud Deployment
3. Declarative resource definitions
4. AWS Migration Environment and Configure Web Services

Chapter 3: Infrastructure Planning and Migration

Chapter goal: This chapter will educate readers about cloud infrastructure planning methods that increase organizational structure that aligns with business acumen and helps readers understand migration prerequisites. This enables a reduction of setbacks arises during the migration from on-premises to cloud infrastructure. Furthermore, readers will be able to effectively assess migration tools and comprehend AWS Application Discovery. Most important, readers will acquire methods that have proven beneficial and provides a return on the initial investment.


1. Cloud premigration considerations
2. Cloud migration tool assessment
3. AWS Application Discovery Services
4. Agentbase options
5. Agentless options
6. Evaluation of discovery application and infrastructure data
7. Migration recommendations

Chapter 4: Computing Development and Management

Chapter goal: Readers will gain knowledge about cloud service offering for email and how AWS services help reduce concerns of vulnerability. Readers will also learn about AWS Cloud Watch and how this tool helps capture metrics and reports statistics regarding the consumption for backup and archiving. Additionally, readers will learn about AWS backup and archiving as well as AWS virtual private cloud and the value of relying on VPN (Virtual Private Networks). Furthermore, readers will attain information about AWS S3 buckets and cloud synchronization services.

1. Data Backups and Archiving to Cloud Using Cloud Sync Services
2. AWS Cloud Watch Monitoring
3. AWS Service Catalog
4. Cloud operations end-users’ guides
5. Cloud operations administrative guides
6. Limitations

Chapter V Cloud Computing Orchestration and Automation

Chapter goals: This chapters prepares readers for the orchestration and automation of AWS cloud services. Readers will also learn about cloud advanced features as well as advanced data solutions in the cloud. Most importantly, readers will acquire knowledge about Symantec Cloud Workload Protection for Storage Overview. Attaining this knowledge will increase readers trust with AWS services and the ability to effectively manage their cloud virtual private infrastructure with security strategies that are impenetrable.


1. Monthly cost analysis
2. Total costs of ownership analysis
3. Use cases
a. Web applications
b. Messaging
c. Disaster recovery and backup
d. IT service planning
4. Return on investment analysis



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