Amazon Web Services provides an excellent Command Line Interface (CLI) for managing Cloud Resources. This cookbook shows you in detail with practical examples how to automate many tasks using the CLI and bash. Launch Servers, Elastic Load Balancers and RDS Databases from comprehensive scripts. Also included is a scripted approach to setting up SES (Amazon's email service) and the SNS callbacks required. The book also focusses heavily on Security: Apache, PHP, ModSecurity and MySQL are discussed and scripted in detail. You can download all the scripts from the book at http://www.quickstepapps.com and also get valuable support and further articles. Please 'Look Inside' and read the Table of Contents and Introduction for even more information.