AWS Application Services


Application Services

  • AWS provides a variety of managed services to use with your applications.

Step Functions

  • AWS Step Functions makes it easy to coordinate the components of distributed applications and microservices using visual workflows.
  • It provides a graphical console to arrange and visualize the components of the application as a series of steps.


  • Amazon Simple Workflow (Amazon SWF) helps developers build, run, and scale background jobs that have parallel or sequential steps.
  • It is a fully-managed state tracker and task coordinator in the cloud.

API Gateway

  • Amazon API Gateway is a fully managed service that makes it easy for developers to create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure APIs at any scale.
  • It handles all the tasks involved in accepting and processing up to hundreds of thousands of concurrent API calls, including traffic management, authorization and access control, monitoring, and API version management.

Elastic Transcoder

  • Amazon Elastic Transcoder is media transcoding in the cloud.
  • It is designed to be a highly scalable, easy-to-use, and cost-effective way for developers and businesses to convert (or transcode) media files from their source format into versions that will play back on devices like smartphones, tablets, and PCs.


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