Host Your Web Site On The Cloud is the OFFICIAL step-by-step guide to this revolutionary approach to hosting and managing your websites and applications, authored by Amazon's very own Jeffrey Barr. "Host Your Web Site in the Cloud" shows you just how easy it is to host your website in the cloud with Amazon Web Services. We'll show you how cloud computing can save time, money, and stress. The process of hosting & developing on the cloud has never been simpler! This book will help you: * gain a thorough understanding of cloud computing * master the fundamentals of Amazon Web Services * transfer existing websites & applications to the cloud * install and configure visual and command line tools * store, retrieve, and distribute data quickly and easily * build applications that scale * manage the monitoring, load balancing, and scaling capabilities of cloud computing As a developer, you need room & flexibility to be innovative. Why waste time worrying about the technical aspects of server capacity? AWS handles security, load balancing, and server resources virtually so you're not restricted to one physical server.
Jeff Barr joined Amazon.com in 2002 when he relized it was destined to become the next great developer platform, and that he could help to make it so. In his role as the Amazon Web Services Senior Evangelist, Jeff speaks to developers at conferences and user groups all over the world. Before coming to Amazon, Jeff ran his own consulting practice and has held management and development positions at Microsoft, eByz, KnowNow, and Visix Software.