Amazon Web Services -AWS

Amazon Web Services offers a broad set of global cloud-based products including compute, storage, databases, analytics, networking, mobile, developer tools, management tools, IoT, security and enterprise applications. These services help organizations move faster, lower IT costs, and scale.

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Compute: EC2, VPC, Elastic Beanstalk, Lambda and Auto Scalling ..etc

Storage: S3, EBS, Glacier, Storage Gateway..etc

Network: CloudFront, Route 53, Direct connect and Elastic Load Balancer

Database: RDS, DynamoDB..etc

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is a web service that provides secure, resizable compute capacity in the cloud.

Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) lets you provision a logically isolated section of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud where you can launch AWS resources in a virtual network that you define. You have complete control over your virtual networking environment, including selection of your own IP address range, creation of subnets, and configuration of route tables and network gateways. You can use both IPv4 and IPv6 in your VPC for secure and easy access to resources and applications.

Auto Scaling helps you maintain application availability and allows you to dynamically scale your Amazon EC2 capacity up or down automatically according to conditions you define. You can use Auto Scaling for Fleet Management of EC2 instances to help maintain the health and availability of your fleet and ensure that you are running your desired number of Amazon EC2 instances.

Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) makes it simple and practical to collect, store, and analyze data – regardless of format – all at massive scale. S3 is object storage built to store and retrieve any amount of data from anywhere

Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) provides persistent block storage volumes for use with Amazon EC2 instances in the AWS Cloud. Each Amazon EBS volume is automatically replicated within its Availability Zone, offering high availability and durability.

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud.
Amazon RDS is available on several database instance types – optimized for memory, performance or I/O – and provides you database engines to choose from,  PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Oracle, and Microsoft SQL Server..etc

Amazon DynamoDB is a fast and flexible NoSQL database service for all applications that need consistent, single-digit millisecond latency at any scale.
Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX) is a fully managed, highly available, in-memory cache that can reduce Amazon DynamoDB response times from milliseconds to microseconds, even at millions of requests per second. DynamoDB is the most popular NoSQL cloud database.

Elastic Load Balancing automatically distributes incoming application traffic across multiple Amazon EC2 instances.
Include the Classic Load Balancer that routes traffic based on either application or network level information, and the Application Load Balancer that routes traffic based on advanced application level information that includes the content of the request. The Classic Load Balancer is ideal for simple load balancing of traffic across multiple EC2 instances, while the Application Load Balancer is ideal for applications needing advanced routing capabilities. Application Load Balancer offers ability to route traffic to multiple services or load balance across multiple ports on the same EC2 instance.

Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and scalable cloud Domain Name System (DNS) web service. Amazon Route 53 is fully compliant with IPv4 and IPv6.

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