AWS is a cloud computing platform launched by Amazon in the year 2006. It comprises of infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (Pass) and also Software as a Service (Sass) offerings.
Amazon Web Services provides you on demand cloud computing platforms and APIs to individual, companies and government organizations. Not to mention Amazon was the first company to launch on demand cloud computing service on a pay you go basis.
This ensures that every user gets scalability with optimum storage and other resources when needed. It was built to ease down their online retail operations.
AWS offers solution for every industry type such as government agencies, education institutes, profit as well as non-profit organization which can operate from data centers present all over the world.
AWS services are flexible and can be configured separately as per the requirement of the users.
It comes with user’s configurations options and server maps. There are more than 100 services offered by AWS which includes databases, migration, security, artificial intelligence, analytics and many more.
Amazon Web Services offers high time availability and accessibility as this provides a lot of data centers which they call them Availability Zones shortly known as AZs all over the world.
All these availability zones have a proper location which are embedded with various physical servers in the data centers this provides low latency to the users.
Users should choose these availability zones according to their needs which provide them low latency rates.
You can use a virtual spin up machine to get the high reliability and no failures of individual servers.
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) offers virtual server for computing capacity. This has various capacities and sizes to cater all your needs for every type of applications and their workloads.
It also comes with auto scaling tools to ensure the greatest performance of the server.
Amazon Storage Service known as S3 offers storage for data backups and collection of analytics.
And IT professional stores the files in the S3 having 5 GB capacity to maintain them efficiently.
To save more money on storage you can also use amazon glacier.
Amazon Elastic Block Store offers block level storage and its file system provides cloud based file management storage system. Not only this you can migrate your data by AWS snowball.
AWS works on the principle of relational database its Amazon relational database services contains Oracle, SQL Server, PostgreSQl and other high performance databases which provides quality experience to AWS users.
An AWS user can also take help of amazon elastic cache and Dynamo accelerator for real time data cache for applications. A data warehouse like Amazon Redshift makes it easier to perform business intelligence tasks.
AWS has multiple tools and services to help the user migrate the applications and their databases into a public cloud. AWS migration hub manages all the migrations from one on premise server to the cloud. E2C system manager makes it easy for IT persons to configure on premise server and AWS instances.
Amazon provides hybrid cloud deployment as it has partnership with many other technological vendors. VMware cloud brings software data center technology on cloud. Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Amazon EC2 extends its operating system to AWS cloud.
Amazon Virtual Private Cloud gives administrator a control over a virtual network to use AWS cloud. AWS automatically provides new resources within a VPC for extra safety.
Admins can work with fully balanced network traffic with the help of Elastic Load Balancing it also includes Application Load Balancer and Network Load Balancer.
It also has a domain name system that routes end users to application. A user can easily connect on premise data center to AWS cloud.
AWS features command line tools and software development essentials to manage the applications and the services.
It mainly contains AWS command line the code interface, PowerShell for managing all the cloud relating to windows, user can also use AWS Server less Application Model to test various functions.
Amazon service also includes media transcoding services Amazon Elastic Transcoder it helps in viewing the workflows for micro services applications.
It also features API Gateways which helps in developing and managing custom applications and programmers.
Management and monitoring
An administrator can easily manage and monitor configurations by the help of AWS config and rules.
This can help you to avoid improper configuration and expensive cloud deployments.
AWS comes with automation tools like AWS OpsWorks and Chef. Users of AWS can track resources and application with Amazon Cloud Watch.
Safety and Security
As a product by big giant Amazon, AWS provides best service for cloud security that includes AWS Identity and Access Management.
This allows a user to set a limitation to the resources authentication.