What is AWS?
Cloud computing has become very popular for businesses across all industries. AWS is the most popular form. AWS stands for Amazon Web Services . It improves the efficiency and provides relief for any number of business practices. Cloud computing is an on-demand delivery of IT resources over the Internet with pay as per need. Instead of buying, owning, and maintaining physical data centers and servers, you can access technology services, such as computing storage, power, and databases, on an as-needed basis from a cloud provider like Amazon Web Services.. AWS is made up of so many different cloud computing products and services. The highly profitable Amazon division provides networking, email, storage, remote computing, servers, mobile development, and security. AWS can be broken into three main products: EC2, Amazon’s virtual machine service, and S3, Amazon’s storage system Glacier, a low-cost cloud storage service,
History Of AWS:
The AWS platform was launched in July 2002. when an initial beta was released i.e. called( Amazon.com Web Service) that offered SOAP and XML interfaces for the Amazon Product catalogue. This welcome mat for developers was the first step by Amazon to implement the potential of developer-friendly tools, particularly in an infrastructure space, as an actual product. In 2003, during an executive retreat at Jeff Bezos’ house, the Amazon leadership team was asked to identify the core strengths of the company. One thing became richly clear. Its infrastructures services gave them a huge advantage over their competition. In 2004, the company’s first public acknowledgment of AWS emerged in a blog post, hinting at the developments to come. Publicly launched on March 19, 2006, AWS offered Amazon Simple Storage Service and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud , with Amazon Simple Queue Service following soon after. In 2009, Amazon S3 and Amazon EC2 were launched in Europe, the Elastic Block Store was made public, and a powerful content delivery network , Amazon CloudFront, all became formal parts of AWS offering. These developer-friendly services attracted cloud-ready customers & set the table for formalized partnerships with data-hungry enterprises such as Netflix, Dropbox and Reddit, all before 2010.
Amazon S3 Stands for Amazon Simple Storage Service. Amazon S3 services plays a prominent role in Cloud Computing. This service is listed top in the AWS services list. Amazon S3 tool is used for internet Backup. It is Scalable & high speed web based Service designed for archival.
Amazon EC2 stands for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud. Amazon EC2 provides a secure and resizable computing capacity based on your needs. By using this service, you can develop and deploy applications quickly and effectively for a low cost. And also you can use this service to launch virtual servers according to your requirements.
Amazon SNS(Simple Notification Services):
Amazon SMS is a notification tool that delivers messages to a large number of subscribers through SMS or email. You can even send alarm, Service notification & other messages that intended to call attention to important information.
This service allows the user to run code without any server. Amazon Lambda service runs your code depending on specific events and manages the dependent resources. In this service how much you pay depends on how long it takes to execute your code.
Amazon KMS (Key Management System):
Amazon KMS is a security tool that uses 256 bit encryption for your data. It also protect it from hackers and cyber attacks.
Amazon Cloudfront is basically used to know how fast your website is working. It speedup the sharing of dynamic and static web content such as HTML, CSS and image files to users. Amazon Cloudfront securely delivers your video, application, images and data to users and clients with high transfer speed and low latency all within a developer friendly environment.
Amazon SQS(Simple Queue Service):
Amazon Simple Queue Service manages the message queue service. you can message from one application to another or move the data even though it is not in the running or active state. It uses Java message queue service to deliver the information.