In This guide, you are going to learn about Amazon’s AWS. AWS means Amazon Web Services. AWS is the current global leader in Cloud Computing. Getting Started with Amazon Web Service (AWS) is nothing but creating computers in the Cloud. There could be hundreds of virtual machines on one hardware computer running on independently on one another. Amazon Web Services (AWS) calls each of the virtual computers (VM) an instance.
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AWS is capable of doing massive things on Cloud. We can create and run one instance or, multiple instances, either independently or together across the world. We can scale these instances up and down in computer power, memory, storage, creating a cache, Creating Databases and the balance loads the across the multiple instances over the availability zones.
To manage all the above services on cloud AWS is providing dashboard called Amazon Management Console, this is where we can control all the services what you want on AWS. Now check the below description for what is AWS and how it’s going to work in the cloud.
What is Amazon Web Services (AWS)?
Amazon Web Services (AWS) are a collection of remote services (Also called as web service) offered by the amazon.com over the internet build and run an application. Amazon Web Services (AWS) – robust, scalable and affordable infrastructure for cloud computing.
Amazon Web Service is a cloud computing platform that enables a user to access the on-demand computing services like EC2 virtual Cloud instance(VM), database, storage, virtual Network, etc.
AWS provides the compute, storage and database service quickly provisioning to the IT needs with massive Availability, scalability, Flexibility, Elasticity. AWS is a set of cloud computing services which will available fully on demand.
Benefits of using Amazon Web Services (AWS)?
- Pay-per-use model
You are only charged for disk space, CPU, Memory. That means what type of instance you’re choosing for your use.
Time and bandwidth that you use.
- Instant scalability
Your Service automatically Scales on AWS stack.
Infrequent outages (so far).
Data is redundant in the cloud.
All services have built-in high availability mode.
AWS delivers a scalable cloud-computing and All services have built-in Security
A platform that provides customers with end-to-end security and end-to-end privacy.
- Most services accessed via simple
Libraries are available in all major languages.
Minimal learning curve.
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
SLA between 99.99 and 100% availability, Amazon S3 maintains a durability of 99.99999%
AWS provides 24/7 support in the real-time
Operational status of all services around the globe
Availability Zones exist on isolated fault Lines, flood plains, and electrical grids to substantially reduce the chance of Simultaneous failure
Below image will give you good understand about Amazon Web Services (AWS) various types of components.
For getting start with AWS, we have one more good service called AWS free Tier to use most of Amazon Web Services for 12 months of period. The Free Tier service will give you hands-on experience to explore AWS Cloud Services. It is available for every account, and creating a Free Tier account it needs credit card details and also Telephone verification to activate the AWS Free Tier Account.
Check here to Know about, How to create Amazon Free Tier account step by step.
Conclusion: I hope this article will help you to understand, What is AWS and how to get start with Amazone Web Service (AWS). Follow the next article for how to create an AWS Free Tier account step by step. If you already have an account with AWS, the next step is to play with Most used service is EC2. Click here to see how to create an AWS EC2 Instance on WebGUI.