Media praise for Programming Amazon EC2

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"A 'must' for any cloud programmer or collection catering to them!"
-- James A. Cox, The Midwest Book Review: The Bookwatch, May 2011, Volume 6, Number 5

"This book is a great introduction to both concepts and implementation of Amazon Web Services. It does a great job demonstating the value of Cloud computing and the shift it requires in application design." Full Review >
-- David Paccoud,

"Programming Amazon EC2 is a hands-on guide to use of Amazon’s cloud platform, with a focus on showing the reader how to approach the various components of the EC2 ecosystem.   The authors state early on that the goal is to give the reader “a sense of all AWS functionality”, so… " Full Review >
-- John Brady,

"I read somewhere that Programming Amazon EC2 is a title for people looking to adopt Amazon's cloud platforms while avoiding a large amount of trial and error. I've been wanting to play around on this platform for a long time but have been a little intimidated by the myriad of terms and acronyms used to describe the available tools and configurations at my disposal. I fit firmly into the demographic that wants to get up and running with Amazon but doesn't have the time to learn in this manner. The book is a pretty quick read and is packed full of useful information. Despite a couple of issues this is the de facto guide to Amazon's web offerings and should (and will) act as a bible for anyone embarking on such a project. This book will undoubtedly save me countless hours in my future endeavors with these services and will pay for itself in no time. I highly recommend it." Full Review >
-- Jason Irwin,